J.P. Morgan: Measurisk Acquisition from Bear a Home Run

September 2, 2008 (PLANSPONSOR.com) - Officials with J.P. Morgan's Investor Services say that risk analytics provider, Measurisk, LLC, has become an important part of J.P. Morgan's alternative investment services.

Since J.P. Morgan acquired Measurisk along with the other assets at The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc., it has proven an integral part of J.P. Morgan’s offerings to institutional investors and asset managers, the company said in a news release.

Measurisk offers clients risk transparency and risk measurement solutions, including value-at-risk, stress testing, and position-based analytics, for multi-manager, multi-asset class, global portfolios.

According to the announcement, Measurisk’s solutions address the risk analytics and reporting needs of fund of funds, pension plans, endowments, foundations, and other institutional investors. More than 1,000 hedge funds, representing over $650 billion in assets, provide data each month to Measurisk.

“For investors to be successful in today’s marketplace they must have a comprehensive understanding of their risks,” said Robert Caporale Managing Director of J.P. Morgan’s Alternative Investment Services, in the announcement.
More information is at
www.measurisk.com .