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 variety of banking and financial
products and services to clients across the United States, as well as in key
international entrepreneurial markets. For 30 years, we have been dedicated to
helping entrepreneurs succeed, primarily in the technology, life science,
venture capital/private equity and premium wine industries. We provide our
clients of all sizes and stages with a diverse set of products and services to
support them throughout their life cycles.
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.