J.P. Morgan completed its acquisition of Global Shares, a cloud-based provider of share plan management software.

With the addition of Global Shares, J.P. Morgan becomes a provider of innovative employee ownership solutions to private and public companies globally. Companies and employees will benefit from Global Shares’ share plan services, as well as J.P. Morgan’s comprehensive suite of wealth management, executive financial services and other banking products and services.

Founded in 2005, Global Shares has an expansive client base of approximately 650 corporate clients that range from early-stage start-ups to mature multinational public corporations. The firm has nearly $200 billion in assets under administration across more than 800,000 corporate employee participants. It operates with an experienced team of more than 600 employees and is headquartered in Cork, Ireland with 20 locations across Europe, the Middle East & Africa, North America and Asia Pacific.