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    Bank of the world's most innovative companies and their investors

    Target Industries   Software & Internet, Hardware & Infrastructure, Life Science & Healthcare, Energy & Resource Innovation, Venture Capital & Private Equity, Premium Wine
    Strategic Focus   Diversified financial services for innovation companies of any size, doing business around the world
    Established 1983
    Nasdaq SIVB
    • 2014 Net Income available to common stockholders: $263.9 million
    • Q4 2014 Net Income available to common stockholders $58.8 million
    • Q4 2014 Total Assets: $39.3 billion
    • Q4 2014 Total Deposits: $34.3 billion
    • Q4 2014 Loans (net of unearned income): $14.4 billion
    • Q4 2014 Period End Client Investment Funds $32.4 billion (Off balance sheet)
    • Family of Funds Exceeds $2.25 billion under management

    As reported on a consolidated basis for the period end December 31, 2014

    Locations Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. with offices in innovation hubs around the world
    Employees 1,900+
    SVB Clients
    • 50% of all venture capital-backed technology and life science companies in the U.S.
    • 600+ venture capital firms
    • 64% of US VC-backed companies that completed an IPO in 2014
    • 70% of CNBC's Top 50 Disruptors in 2014
    Company Facts and Figures
    • Among America's Best Banks (#4 - 2015) - Forbes - Annually since 2009
    • The only bank on the list of America's Best-Managed Companies - Forbes - 2014
    • America's Biggest Banks (#50) - Forbes - 2013
    • Best Company to Work for in the U.S. (#40) – FORTUNE - 2012  
    • Service Provider of the Year - Investor Allstars Awards London - 2012, 2013 and 2014
    • First U.S. bank granted approval to open a joint venture bank in China - 2011
    • Top Corporate Philanthropists in the Bay Area - Bay Area Business Journals - Annually since 2003
    • Among Top 25 Affordable Housing Lenders – Affordable Housing Lender Magazine - since 2009
    • Among the largest wine industry lenders - North Bay Business Journal
    Executive Team
    • Greg Becker - President and CEO, Silicon Valley Bank and SVB Financial Group
    • Marc Cadieux - Chief Credit Officer
    • John China - Head of Relationship Banking
    • Phil Cox - President of the UK branch, Head of EMEA and India
    • Mike Descheneaux - Chief Financial Officer
    • Michelle Draper - Chief Marketing Officer
    • Chris Edmonds-Waters - Head of Human Resources
    • Joan Parsons - Executive Vice President, Corporate Banking
    • Marc Verissimo - Chief Risk Officer
    • Bruce Wallace - Chief Operations Officer and Principal Operating Officer
    • Michael Zuckert - General Counsel
    Business Units  
    Silicon Valley Bank
      Commercial Banking
    • Credit and global treasury management at every stage of business growth
    • Broker-dealer investment services
    • Corporate investment advisory via SVB Asset Management, a registered investment advisor and a non-bank affiliate of Silicon Valley Bank
    • Specialized banking services for venture capital and private equity firms and funds
    • Community development finance for affordable housing projects in our CRA assessment area
    • Entrepreneur Services - Connects entrepreneurs to resources and people in the venture community and entrepreneurial ecosystem
    • Corporate Venture - Builds relationships with the venture capital arms of technology corporations
    • Global Gateway - Insights and introductions to fuel overseas expansion
      Global Offices
    • Silicon Valley Bank - UK branch
    • SVB Business Partners (Beijing) Co. Ltd. - Beijing, China
    • SVB Business Partners (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. - Shanghai, China
    • SVB Israel Advisors Ltd. - Herzliya, Israel
    SVB Private Bank
    Personal financing solutions for venture capital and private equity investors

    • Refinancing executive loans, capital call lines, funding to support tax obligations, etc.
    • Wealth management advisory
    • Founder liquidity
    SVB Analytics

    Valuations and Research Insights

    SVB Capital

    US: Oversees and manages more than $2.25 billion of investment assets across six families of funds of fundsand special accounts; investments in 175 funds

    • SVB Strategic Investors fund family - six fund of funds; invest in top-tier venture capital funds
    • SVB Capital Partners fund family - two co-investment funds; invest in U.S. venture-backed companies
    • SVB Capital Separate Account Program


    • SVB China Funds -two funds of funds and a co-investment fund; focused on investing in China, and denominated in RMB
    Other Strategic Investments

    Strategic investor in approximately 300 venture capital and private equity funds

    • Gold Hill Funds - venture debt funds; SVB is a strategic investor
    • Partners for Growth - debt fund; SVB is a strategic investor in earlier funds and lends side by side on the more recent funds


    Public Relations:
    Investor Relations:
    Carrie Merritt 503.574.3705 | cmerritt@svb.com
    Meghan O'Leary 408.654.6364 | moleary@svb.com