Corporate Banking Life Science

Healthcare Corporate Banking

Benefit from rich expertise in life sciences and healthcare.

Large private and public healthcare companies trust SVB with their financial needs

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All non-SVB named companies listed are independent third parties and are not affiliated with Silicon Valley Bank, a division of First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company.

Your trusted financial partner with expertise in life sciences and healthcare

From navigating global expansion to driving growth in a competitive landscape and managing complex operations, we've earned the trust of our clients to anticipate, understand and support their companies’ needs through ups and downs.

Comprehensive debt and equity financing

Access tailored debt and equity solutions to help fuel bold organic growth, acquisitions, global expansion or balance sheet optimization.

Best-in-class service

Work with a partner whose service is purpose-built around the unique needs, sophisticated solutions and fast pace of scaled innovation companies.

Unparalleled sector expertise

Leverage our deep connections and understanding of the life science and healthcare sector to access experts, network with peers, and stay informed.

Subsector expertise

Medical Devices
Healthcare Services
Diagnostics and Tools

Banking and financial solutions designed for business and life

Discover dynamic banking and financial solutions tailored to your needs.

Global Banking

Manage your growing transactions and payment requirements.
  • Treasury services
  • FX management and trade finance
  • Card and merchant services
  • Liquidity solutions
  • Investment management

Credit and Capital Solutions

Take a broad and long-term view of your financial goals.
  • Growth capital solutions
  • Working capital solutions
  • Acquisition financing
  • Syndicated credit facilities

Wealth Management and Private Banking

Access expert advice and guidance to help you achieve your next personal financial milestone.
  • Flexible credit solutions and personalized banking services for complex needs
  • Strategic liquidity planning
  • Tax-smart investing and wealth planning

Foreign Exchange

Tap into FX advisors who specialize in solutions for life science and healthcare companies.
  • Full range of FX products including spot transactions, forward contracts and swaps
  • Actionable risk management guidance and hedging strategy ideas to protect your company against currency volatility
  • Global payment services across 90+ currencies

Global corporate bankers focused on life sciences and healthcare are ready to partner with you

Decades of experience in life sciences and healthcare at every stage – give us unparalleled reach and influence. Our commitment is exceptional service, valuable advice and a full spectrum of financial services for executives, and private equity and venture capital professionals.

Notable SVB transactions

Private and public life science and healthcare companies and their executives trust SVB with their complex financial needs.
$22.5M senior credit facilities
SVB as sole lender and administrative agent

December 2021
$200M syndicated credit facilities
SVB as lead arranger and administrative agent

August 2021
$80M term loan and $40M revolving line of credit
SVB as lead arranger and administrative agent

May 2021

Specialized solutions that advance your financial strategy


Leveraged and Sponsor Finance

Get financing solutions focused on the complex needs of companies and private equity investors across the small-cap to large-cap markets.

Strategic Capital

Connect with a dedicated team providing flexible senior and junior debt solutions for the top-performing life science and healthcare companies.

Life Sciences and Healthcare resources

Discover the latest thought leadership content and insights from experts in the community.
Innovation in Women's Health 2023

Gain insights on the innovation and investments in Women’s Health in our first-ever report on this rapidly growing sector.

Healthcare Investments and Exits

SVB's Healthcare Investments and Exits report examines trends and analysis for biopharma, healthtech, dx/tools, and device. Download to read the report.

Industry Insights for Life Science and Healthcare Companies

Take a deep dive into the healthcare environment including market shifts, innovations, investment and exits and insights from sector experts at every stage.

FX Risk Advisory for Life Science and Healthcare Companies

Actionable risk management guidance and hedging strategy ideas for your international business.

Monthly Market Insights and Review

SVB asset management monthly review gives insights on recent developments in economy and current state of financial markets that may help in corporate investment strategy.

The Future of HealthTech

HealthTech is truly changing the world and the healthcare landscape for the better. The latest healthtech report provides insights into a variety of subsectors including alternative care, provider operations, clinical trial enablement, wellness and education, healthcare navigation and more.

Case Study
Improving healthcare, growing strong

Aledade, a healthtech company that is helping physicians across the country deliver better care for their patients. Read how Aledade accelerated their growth and expansion with SVB.

Blog | Life Science & Healthcare
Healthcare industry sectors: An overview of 2021

Get deep insights into the unprecedented activity in healthcare investors and exits by sector.

Blog | Life Science & Healthcare