SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
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SVB FINANCIAL GROUP Meeting Information Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: February 27, 2017 Date: April 27, 2017 Time: 4:30 p.m., Pacific Time Location: 3005 Tasman Drive Santa Clara, CA 95054
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The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:
1. Election of Directors
01) Greg W. Becker
02) Eric A. Benhamou
03) David M. Clapper
04) Roger F. Dunbar
05) Joel P. Friedman
06) Lata Krishnan
07) Jeffrey N. Maggioncalda
08) Mary J. Miller
09) Kate D. Mitchell
10) John F. Robinson
11) Garen K. Staglin
The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposals:
2. To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the Companys independent registered public accounting firm for its fiscal year ending December 31, 2017.
3. To approve, on an advisory basis, our executive compensation (Say on Pay).
The Board of Directors recommends you vote 1 year on the following proposal:
4. To approve, on an advisory basis, the frequency of future Say on Pay votes.