Hedge Funds

Customisation takes root at JP Morgan


Sixteen years since its inception JP Morgan’s FoHF remains independent – but with a heavyweight parent it can turn to for advice

Paul Zummo and Corey Case

By Claire Makin

A rare peek behind the scenes at JP Morgan Alternative Asset Management (JPMAAM) reveals a well-oiled and smoothly running machine, as you would expect from the bluest of blue chip fund of hedge fund providers.

This is not to imply that the New York-based outfit has been complacent in the face of changing markets and client demands since 2008 and before. On the contrary, JPMAAM has adapted in ways that less heavyweight competitors can only dream of.

One evolutionary change is the growth