SVB Financial Group ("SVB Financial") is a diversified financial services
company, as well as a bank holding company and a financial holding company. SVB
Financial was incorporated in the state of Delaware in March 1999. Through our
various subsidiaries and divisions, we offer a diverse set of banking and
financial products and services to clients across the United States, as well as
in key international innovation markets. For over 30 years, we have been
dedicated to helping support entrepreneurs and clients of all sizes and stages
throughout their life cycles, primarily in the technology, life
science/healthcare, private equity/venture capital and premium wine industries.
We offer commercial and private banking products and services through our
principal subsidiary, Silicon Valley Bank (the "Bank"), which is a California
state-chartered bank founded in 1983 and a member of the Federal Reserve System.