UK arm of Silicon Valley Bank

Venture Capitalists Weigh 'long-shot plan' to Preserve Parts of SVB - FT

Venture capital firms are working on a “long-shot plan” to preserve parts of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) in a move to keep servicing their clients in the technology sector, the Financial Times reported on Monday citing people briefed on the effort. A group of several VC firms are in talks since late last week about […]

HSBC Rescues British Arm of Stricken Silicon Valley Bank

HSBC bought the UK arm of stricken Silicon Valley Bank for a symbolic one pound on Monday, rescuing a key lender for technology start-ups in Britain and helping curb the fallout from the biggest bank collapse since the financial crash. The move comes after U.S. authorities moved to shore up deposits and stem any wider […]

UK Races to Minimise Damage from Silicon Valley Bank Collapse

British finance minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday he was working with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey to “avoid or minimise damage” resulting from the chaos engulfing the UK arm of Silicon Valley Bank. Friday’s dramatic failure of the U.S. bank SVB Financial Group, which focuses on tech startups, […]