JPMorgan to Buy Into Chinese Wealth-Management Business for $410 Million

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   By Jing Yang 
 

JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s asset-management arm agreed to buy a 10% stake in China Merchants Bank’s wealth-management unit for 2.67 billion yuan, the equivalent of $410 million, a stock-exchange filing showed Friday, as the U.S. bank makes further inroads in China.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is also seeking full ownership of its fund-management joint venture in China. The bank reached an agreement with its local partner last year to purchase the 51% stake that it didn’t already own.

 

Write to Jing Yang at jing.yang@wsj.com

 

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March 19, 2021 07:00 ET (11:00 GMT)

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