Anu Aiyengar is the Global Co-Head of Mergers & Acquisitions at J.P. Morgan and leads a team of approximately 200 M&A professionals around the world.
Since 1999, Anu has advised both domestic and international clients on close to a trillion dollars worth of transactions including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures/separations, leveraged buyouts, proxy contests, unsolicited transactions and special committee assignments.
As the Co-Chair of the Investment Bank’s women network (WOTM-CIBN), Anu is involved with several initiatives across J.P. Morgan and Wall Street to recruit, mentor and develop women. Anu is also on the Board of Trustees of Smith College and is involved with Asia Society and Pratham. She was the recipient of the ‘Impact and Innovation Award’ by Dress for Success and the ‘Rising Star Award” by Women’s Bond Club.
Anu is a panelist and speaker at several events including Women Corporate Directors, Women’s Private Equity Summit, The Asian Women in Business, and the South Asian Bar Association Leadership Awards. She is also a guest lecturer at Harvard Business School and Chicago Booth, as well as a speaker at several women’s businesses conferences across financial organizations, law firms and business schools. Ms. Aiyengar is frequently quoted in the financial press and media and most recently appeared on TheStreet’s new series “Alpha Rising” and as “Deal Doyenne of Wall Street” in The Brunswick Review.
Ms. Aiyengar lives in New York City with her husband. She holds a BA in economics from Smith College and an MBA from Vanderbilt University.