Italy

History in Italy

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Key Moments in J.P. Morgan's History

Timeline: 1799 - 1890s | 1900s - 1930s | 1940s - 1970s | 1980s - Present

 

 

1980s - Present

 

   

2008:

J.P. Morgan plays an important role in helping manage the credit crisis through the acquisition of Bear Stearns.

 

   

2000:

Following the merger of J.P. Morgan and The Chase Manhattan Corporation, the Milan branch moves to Via Catena 4.

 

   

1983:

The Morgan office in Milan moves to the landmark palazzo at Corso Venezia 54, which was originally constructed in 1880.

 

 

 



 1940s - 1970s

 

   

1977:

Morgan sells interest in Chase and opens banking office in Milan.

 

   

1969:

Chase opens branch in Milan.

 

   

1967:

J.P. Morgan acquires a majority interest in Banca Morgan Vonwiller, with offices in Milan and Rome. 

 

   

1961:

Morgan Guaranty opens a representative office in Rome.

 

   

1947:

Chase Rome office reopens, having closed during WWII.

 

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 1900s - 1930s

 

   

1929:

Chase Securities opens a representative office in Rome.

 

   

1925:

J.P. Morgan leads a syndicate offering for $100MM for the Kingdom of Italy.

 

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 1799 - 1890s

 

   

1848:

The Waterbury Bank opens, a predecessor of the Chase Manhattan Bank.

 

   

1824:

The Chemical Bank is established.

 

   

1799:

The Manhattan Company, the firm's earliest predecessor institution, is chartered.

     

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