Larry Zahn is a partner with SVB Capital responsible for its limited partner relations and is a managing director and investment committee member on several of SVB Capital’sfunds. Mr. Zahn brings with him more than 16 years of private equity, venture capital and legal experience.
Mr. Zahn joined SVB in 2000. As SVB Capital’s chief administrative officer, he helped build its family of proprietary and sponsored funds. In this role, he focused his efforts on operational and legal support of SVB Capital initiatives, including all of the funds of funds and direct investment funds. His duties included fund structuring and formation,
reviewing and negotiating terms of investments, conducting legal due diligence, assisting with limited partner relations and handling other operational and legal issues that arose in connection with ongoing activities across SVB Capital.
Prior to joining SVB Capital, he served as assistant general counsel with Archon Financial (a Goldman Sachs company) and as an associate at Liddell, Sapp, Zivley, Hill & LaBoon, LLP, a Texas-based firm.
Mr. Zahn graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in history from Williams College and graduated with honors with a juris doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law. Currently, he is a Director of the Texas Lyceum, a state-wide leadership organization and takes an active role on the board and finance committee of the Austin Children’s Museum in Austin, Texas