SVB Financial Group is a diversified financial services company, as well as a bank holding company and a financial holding company. The company through its various subsidiaries and divisions offers a diverse set of banking and financial products and services to clients across the United States, as well as in key international innovation markets. It helps entrepreneurs and clients of all sizes and stages throughout their life cycles, primarily in the technology, life science and healthcare, private equity and venture capital and premium wine industries. It also offers commercial and private banking products and services through its subsidiary, Silicon Valley Bank. The Bank and its subsidiaries also offer asset management, private wealth management, brokerage and other investment services. In addition, through SVB Financial's other subsidiaries and divisions, it offer non-banking products and services, such as funds management and business valuation services. It focus on cultivating relationships with firms within the private equity and venture capital community worldwide. SVB's business strategy is to develop relationships with clients at an early stage and offer them banking services that will continue to meet their needs as they mature and expand. Its Sponsored Finance group provides debt financing in support of private equity sponsored company acquisitions, primarily technology and life scienceand healthcare companies.