Head of Corporate Finance
SVB Corporate Finance
Region: National U.S.
Specializing in: Corporate Banking
Mark MacLennan heads Silicon Valley Bank’s Corporate Finance Division, where he is responsible for managing SVB’s relationships with large and public companies. MacLennan is an executive officer of SVB Financial Group.
Prior to this role, MacLennan was the president of SVB Capital, SVB’s fund division, where he led significant expansion of the group, which today manages a $1.2 billion family of funds. MacLennan was previously head of Global Financial Services for SVB Financial Group, responsible for directing and building the company’s global strategy and managing an international team responsible for global treasury solutions, foreign exchange, export and structured trade finance, trade services, international banking alliances, in-market business development, sales, and relationship building worldwide. In this role he also oversaw business and consulting services to U.K.-based, high-growth technology companies and private equity firms, through SVB Europe Advisors Limited, and crossborder consulting and business services related to technology business in India through SVB India Advisors Pvt. Ltd.
Prior to joining SVB Financial Group, MacLennan was a managing director of the Private Equity Group at Century Capital Management, Inc. in Boston, where he managed a portfolio of private equity investments and led fundraising for one of the company’s private equity funds. During his 21 years at BankBoston, MacLennan held a variety of management and leadership positions, including serving on the board of directors and investment committee of BancBoston Capital at the time, one of the largest and most diversified of bank-oriented investors. During his tenure, MacLennan also had responsibility for the Global, Multinational and Specialized Lending businesses, which included managing the global High Technology lending area for several years.
MacLennan earned a degree in political economics from Williams College in Williamstown, Mass.