SVB Financial Group
SVB FINANCIAL GROUP (Form: 4, Received: 05/04/2017 20:58:58)
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

Husain Kamran F
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

SVB FINANCIAL GROUP [ SIVB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

_____ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Accounting Officer
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

3005 TASMAN DRIVE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

5/2/2017
(Street)

SANTA CLARA, CA 95054
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   5/2/2017     M    442.00   A   (1) 912.00   D    
Common Stock   5/2/2017     F    167.00   (2) D $178.39   745.00   D    
Common Stock                  313.00   I   By 401(k)/ESOP  

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Unit   $0.00   5/2/2017     M         442.00      (3) 5/2/2023   Common Stock   442.00     (1) 1326.00   D    
Restricted Stock Unit   $0.00   5/2/2017     A      1133.00         (4) 5/2/2024   Common Stock   1133.00     (1) 1133.00   D    
Stock Option   $178.39   5/2/2017     A      1216.00         (5) 5/2/2024   Common Stock   1216.00   $178.39   1216.00   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Each restricted stock unit represents a contingent right to receive one share of the Issuer's common Stock.
(2)  Shares withheld by Issuer for payment of tax liability incurred upon vesting of restricted stock units.
(3)  25%/4yr beginning on 02-May-2017.
(4)  Restricted stock units are subject to annual vesting in equal installments on May 2, 2018, May 2, 2019, May 2, 2020, and May 2, 2021.
(5)  The grant of stock options are subject to annual vesting in four equal installments on the anniversary date of the grant, 25% on each of the successive anniversary dates. The exercise price of the stock options is determined based on the closing price of SVB's common stock on the date of grant.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Husain Kamran F
3005 TASMAN DRIVE
SANTA CLARA, CA 95054


Chief Accounting Officer

Signatures
Denise West, Attorney-in-Fact for Kamran Husain 5/4/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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