SVB Financial Group has been involved in the Asian markets since the early 1990s and in China since 1999. Since then, SVB has been building relationships with technology companies, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists to help our clients work with businesses in Asia and sell into a variety of foreign markets.
We established our first China subsidiary, SVB Venture Capital Management (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., in 2005. Our second subsidiary, SVB Business Partners Beijing Co. Ltd., opened in 2010. These subsidiaries provide local technology companies and venture capital investors with in-market client service support and advisory services. They also play a key advisory role in working with our U.S. clients as they expand into China. We have also invested in a loan guaranty company headquartered in Hangzhou, and we manage two local renminbi (RMB) funds for the Yangpu District.
In 2012, Silicon Valley Bank established a joint-venture bank in China, SPD Silicon Valley Bank, with the Shanghai Pudong Development Bank, a nationwide commercial bank which was listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 1999. SPD Silicon Valley Bank, the first joint venture bank to get a new banking license in 15 years, offers onshore China banking products and services, including working capital solutions, trade finance solutions, CNY/FCY wealth management, deposits and conversion services. The JV bank’s mission is to increase our clients’ probability of success and be the most sought-after bank in China for innovators, enterprises and investors.
CHINA OFFICE LOCATIONS
Hong Kong, China
Suite 801, 8/F
Jardine House, 1 Connaught Place, Central
Hong Kong, CN
(852) 2230 6688 (general line)
SPD Silicon Valley Bank
SPD Silicon Valley Bank – Beijing Branch
SPD Silicon Valley Bank – Shenzhen Branch