SVB Financial Group
SVB FINANCIAL GROUP (Form: 4, Received: 08/03/2017 19:47:41)
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 *

Cox Philip C
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)
Head EMEA India & President,UK
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

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

8/1/2017
(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   6/30/2017     A   V 76.00   (1) A $146.302   2872.00   D    
Common Stock   8/1/2017     M    906.00   A $105.18   3778.00   D    
Common Stock   8/1/2017     M    1175.00   A $71.11   4953.00   D    
Common Stock   8/1/2017     M    356.00   A $129.81   5309.00   D    
Common Stock   8/1/2017     M    272.00   A $129.81   5581.00   D    
Common Stock   8/1/2017     M    857.00   A $107.98   6438.00   D    
Common Stock   8/1/2017     S    797.00   D $182.8125   (2) 5641.00   D    
Common Stock   8/1/2017     S    709.00   D $182.74   4932.00   D    
Common Stock   8/1/2017     S    912.00   D $182.81   4020.00   D    
Common Stock   8/1/2017     S    306.00   D $182.7434   (3) 3714.00   D    
Common Stock   8/1/2017     S    300.00   D $182.955   (4) 3414.00   D    

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
Stock Option   $129.81   8/1/2017     M         356.00      (5) 5/1/2022   Common Stock   356.00   $0.00   710.00   D    
Stock Option   $129.81   8/1/2017     M         272.00      (5) 5/1/2022   Common Stock   272.00   $0.00   543.00   D    
Stock Option   $107.98   8/1/2017     M         857.00      (6) 4/29/2021   Common Stock   857.00   $0.00   857.00   D    
Stock Option   $105.18   8/1/2017     M         906.00      (7) 5/2/2023   Common Stock   906.00   $0.00   2716.00   D    
Stock Option   $71.11   8/1/2017     M         1175.00      (8) 4/30/2020   Common Stock   1175.00   $0.00   0.00   D    

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  These shares were acquired under the Issuer's Employee Stock Purchase Plan in transactions that were exempt under both Rule 16b-3(d) and Rule 16b-3(c).
(2)  This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $182.81 USD to $182.815 USD; the price reported above reflects the weighted average sale price.
(3)  This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $182.74 USD to $182.81 USD; the price reported above reflects the weighted average sale price.
(4)  This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $182.91 USD to $183.00 USD; the price reported above reflects the weighted average sale price.
(5)  25%/4yr beginning on 01-May-2016.
(6)  25%/4yr beginning on 29-Apr-2015.
(7)  25%/4yr beginning on 02-May-2017.
(8)  25%/4yr beginning on 30-Apr-2014.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Cox Philip C
3005 TASMAN DRIVE
SANTA CLARA, CA 95054


Head EMEA India & President,UK

Signatures
Denise West, Attorney-in-Fact for Philip Cox 8/3/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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