Silicon Valley Bank is the premier commercial bank for companies in the technology, cleantech, life science, venture capital/private equity and premium wine industries. Named the top financial services company for cleantech companies in 2009 by the San Francisco Business Times, SVB provides a comprehensive suite of financing solutions, treasury management, corporate investment and international banking services to its clients worldwide. With a diversified selection of cleantech clients, a deep understanding of the industry, its business models and inherent volatility, and as a cleantech advocate in Washington D.C., Silicon Valley Bank provides a level of service and partnership that measurably impacts its clients’ success. Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., the company serves clients around the world through 27 U.S. offices and international operations in China, India, Israel and the United Kingdom. Silicon Valley Bank is a member of global financial services firm SVB Financial Group (Nasdaq: SIVB), with SVB Analytics, SVB Capital, SVB Global and SVB Private Client Services. More information on the company can be found at www.svb.com.