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Silicon Valley Bank's U.K. branch opens for business

Silicon Valley Bank, financial partner to the technology, life science, cleantech, private equity and venture capital industries, opened a full service commercial banking branch in London today to serve both local and international businesses. The first U.S. bank to open a commercial banking branch in the U.K. in several years, Silicon Valley Bank is offering a full suite of products and services to innovation businesses in the U.K., including current and deposit accounts, loans, cash management services, trade finance and foreign exchange.