Head of NA M&A, JP Morgan
Anu Aiyengar is the Head of J.P. Morgan’s North American Mergers & Acquisitions Group responsible for the marketing and execution of advisory assignments in North America. Since 1999, she has advised both domestic and international clients on over $300 billion worth of transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, proxy contests, hostile transactions and special committee assignments. Ms. Aiyengar also serves on J.P. Morgan’s fairness and valuation committee. She is involved with several initiatives across J.P. Morgan (CIBWN, JWIB, Winning Women, Launching Leaders, JumpStart, Early Advantage) and across Wall Street (FWA, NoW, WBC, Catalyst) to recruit, mentor and develop women. She was recognized as a “rising star” in 2007 by the Women’s Bond Club and featured in their 2014 video tracking the success of the earlier “rising stars”. She is a panelist and speaker at several events including the Women’s Private Equity Summit; the Asian Women in Business – “Born to Lead”; South Asian Bar Association Leadership Awards; and at several women’s businesses conferences across financial organizations, law firms and business schools. Ms. Aiyengar lives in New York City with her husband. She is also involved with Asia Society, World Music Institute and Pratham. She holds a BA in economics from Smith College and a MBA from Vanderbilt University.