Silicon Valley Bank Is Open For Business as Usual. The Bank's New York Regional Office Will Remain Closed Today

Company news  |  September 12, 2001

Santa Clara, CA -- September 12, 2001 -- Silicon Valley Bank (the "Bank"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Silicon Valley Bancshares, has announced it is open to handle its clients' banking needs.

However, because of yesterday's terrorist attacks in New York, the Bank's New York regional office will remain closed today.

From everyone at Silicon Valley Bank, our prayers and thoughts are with those affected by horrific tragedy. Silicon Valley Bank will be holding a blood drive on September 13, 2001 to support all the injured people affected by this national crisis. All blood donations will be directly sent to New York, NY and Washington, DC.

About Silicon Valley Bank
Silicon Valley Bank serves emerging growth and middle market companies in targeted niches, focusing on technology and life sciences, while also addressing other specific industries in which it can provide a higher level of service and better manage credit through specialization and focus.

The Bank operates throughout the Silicon Valley: Santa Clara, Palo Alto and Sand Hill, the center of the venture capital community in California. Other regional offices within California include: Irvine, Los Angeles, Napa Valley, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and Sonoma. Office locations outside of California include: Phoenix, Arizona; Boulder, Colorado; West Palm Beach, Florida; Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Boston, Massachusetts; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Durham, North Carolina; Portland, Oregon; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Austin, Texas; Dallas, Texas; Northern Virginia; and Seattle, Washington.

SVB Contact: Andrea McGhee, (408) 654-3078,