Silicon Valley Bank Appoints Jane Leung as Chief Investment Officer as Private Bank Business Continues to Expand

Company news  |  March 11, 2020

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — March 11, 2020 — Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and their investors, today announced the appointment of Jane Leung as Chief Investment Officer for SVB Private Bank & Wealth Advisory. Based in San Francisco, Jane will chair the investment committee and oversee all aspects of the investment portfolios for SVB Private Bank & Wealth Advisory, including investment and portfolio strategies, capital market assumptions, portfolio construction and business development. She will report to Yvette Butler, Head of Private Banking & Wealth Advisory.

SVB Private Bank provides personal banking and wealth advisory services to founders, investors and executives in the innovation economy. SVB launched its wealth advisory business in 2013 and is a registered investment advisor. SVB’s FINRA membership application is currently pending.

“We are pleased to welcome Jane to SVB’s Private Bank & Wealth Advisory team during this exciting phase of the group’s growth,” said Yvette Butler, Head of Private Banking & Wealth Advisory at Silicon Valley Bank. “Jane’s background in public and private asset management and experience building businesses make her an invaluable asset to our innovative clients as their needs become more complex across the capital structure. She will help shape our digitally-led wealth management platform for high net-worth (HNW) and ultra-high net-worth (UHNW) clients as we become a dually registered broker-dealer and registered investment advisor.”

Jane joins SVB from Scenic Advisement, where she was CIO. Previously, she held senior roles at BlackRock/iShares where she was Head of Asia Pacific iShares and Index Equity. Prior to running iShares Asia, Jane was a Senior Portfolio Manager for BlackRock's U.S. Equity Index business and held portfolio management and analyst roles at Barclays Global Investors, Berger & Associates and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Jane earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of California, Los Angeles, is a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) charterholder and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®).

About Silicon Valley Bank
For more than 35 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world. With commercial, international and private banking services, SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators.

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