Company:  SVB FINANCIAL GROUP (SIVB)
Form Type:  10-K
Filing Date:  2/28/2012 
CIK:  0000719739 
Address:  3003 TASMAN DR 
City, State, Zip:  SANTA CLARA, California 95054 
Telephone:  (408) 654-7400 
Fiscal Year:  12/31 
Last Trade
Last Trade: 
$111.82  
Change: 
-1.22 (-1.08%)  
Trade Time: 
04:00 PM EST  
Market Cap: 
$5.13B
Description of Business
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.
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  FORM 10-K
    PART I.
      ITEM 1. BUSINESS
      ITEM 1A. RISK FACTORS
      Item 1B. Unresolved Staff Comments
      Item 2. Properties
      Item 3. Legal Proceedings
      Item 4. Mine Safety Disclosures
    PART II
      Item 5. Market for the Registrant's Common Equity, Related ...
      Item 6. Selected Consolidated Financial Data
        INCOME STATEMENT
      Item 7. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial ...
        INCOME STATEMENT
        Results of Operations
          CASH FLOW
      ITEM 7A. QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DISCLOSURES ABOUT ...
        Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
      Item 8. Consolidated Financial Statements and Supplementary Data
        Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
        BALANCE SHEET
        INCOME STATEMENT
        STOCKHOLDERS EQUITY
        CASH FLOW
        NOTES TO THE CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
          BALANCE SHEET
          INCOME STATEMENT
      Item 9. Changes in and Disagreements with Accountants on ...
      Item 9A. Controls and Procedures
      Item 9B. Other Information
    PART III.
      Item 10. Directors, Executive Officers and Corporate Governance
      Item 11. Executive Compensation
      Item 12. Security Ownership of Certain Beneficial Owners and ...
      Item 13. Certain Relationships and Related Transactions, and ...
      Item 14. Principal Accounting Fees and Services
    PART IV.
      Item 15. Exhibits and Financial Statement Schedules
    SIGNATURES
    INDEX TO EXHIBITS
  EXHIBIT 21.1
    SUBSIDIARIES
  EXHIBIT 23.1
    Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
  EXHIBIT 31.1
    RULE 13a-14(a)/15d-14(a) CERTIFICATION
  EXHIBIT 31.2
    RULE 13a-14(a)/15d-14(a) CERTIFICATION
  EXHIBIT 32.1
    SECTION 1350 CERTIFICATIONS
BROKERAGE PARTNERS