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Gavin Rees

Region Manager



Professional Summary

Gavin Rees heads Silicon Valley Bank’s Global Funds Banking Team in the UK.

The team serves private equity and venture capital funds with banking services and customised financing. Gavin has more than 25 years of specialist commercial banking experience, of which 14 years have been focused on funds finance and 7 in structured finance. Gavin joined Silicon Valley Bank from Barclays, where he led the European private equity funds team. Before that, Gavin was a founder member of WestLB’s funds finance group in New York.

Gavin has a BA degree in PPE from Oxford University and an MBA from Columbia Business School, New York.