Foreign Exchange Global Fund Banking

SVB’s Foreign Exchange team helps CFOs and GPs simplify the complexity of transacting in foreign currencies. We deliver speed of execution, respond quickly to your opportunities and issues, and share relevant market insights and advice to help mitigate the impact of foreign exchange (FX) risk on fund return performance.


Accelerated, simplified FX transactions
From identifying a cross-border investment opportunity to negotiating deal terms and making the final investment commitment, we help CFOs experience seamless start-to-finish FX trade and settlement execution.
Personal and nimble service
We are a highly dependable, market segment-focused FX relationship team that leverages SVB’s strengths of being faster and closer to clients to deliver great service and coverage.
Hedge advisory
The team formulates and delivers comprehensive currency risk management advice, peer industry insight, and strategies tailored to fund transaction-specific deal flow.

Comprehensive, industry-tailored solutions platform

FX solutions

Find the solution that fits your needs

  • Spot and forward contracts
  • Forward window contracts
  • FX option strategies
  • 24-hour market orders
  • Comprehensive major and minor currency coverage
Trade execution

Trade how you want, when you want

  • SVB online banking
  • Worldwide 24/5.5 client coverage via online or SVB traders
  • Multiple third-party platforms
  • Algorithmic trading solutions
Risk management

Help protect against currency risk

  • PE/VC FX risk specialist
  • Management company fee and expense hedging
  • Transactional deal- related hedging
  • NAV-based (Net Asset Value) hedging
  • Fund and portfolio company rates hedging
Actionable market insights

Make informed decisions

  • Timely advisories on major market events
  • Guidance on industry best practices
  • Regulatory insights
  • Online content, webinars and events
Foreign currency accounts

Streamline your accounts

  • US-domiciled foreign currency account
  • Receive exit proceeds via SVB’s currency accounts
  • In-country accounts via our bank network

Industry Expertise

Growth equity
Real estate
Fund of funds
Private debt

SVB has 2,629 VC and private equity clients.¹


To learn more, contact SVB's FX team