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Square 1 is Proud to be a Part of the Best Bank in America

February 15, 2017

Last month, Forbes announced its annual list of Best Banks in America, with rankings based on 10 metrics related to growth, profitability, capital adequacy and asset quality. We’re proud to be a division of Pacific Western Bank, the #1 Best Bank in America. And the best part? We got here by serving you – the … Continue reading Square 1 is Proud to be a Part of the Best Bank in America

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Square 1 Bank Adds Key Hires to East Technology Banking Team

January 17, 2017

Square 1 Bank, a division of Pacific Western Bank, today announced two key hires on its East Coast banking team. Based in DC, Kevin Johnson joins as managing director of the Mid-Atlantic region. Dhruv Patel joins as vice president on the Southeast banking team. Johnson joins Square 1 to lead the technology and life sciences … Continue reading Square 1 Bank Adds Key Hires to East Technology Banking Team

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Square 1 Bank’s Equity Funds Group Expands Offerings to Benefit Emerging Managers

December 5, 2016

Square 1 Bank, a division of Pacific Western Bank, announced today that it has expanded its Equity Funds Group’s offerings to emerging managers and first time funds in the venture capital and private equity community.

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Square 1 Bank Expands Equity Funds Group

November 1, 2016

Square 1 Bank, a division of Pacific Western Bank, today announced that it has expanded its Equity Funds Group with the addition of two senior hires, Judy Lee and Chuck Tedeschi.

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Square 1 Expands Central Region Banking Team

July 12, 2016

Square 1 Bank, a division of Pacific Western Bank, today announced that it has strengthened its banking team that serves the Central U.S. with recent new hires. Based in Chicago, Jeff Lampe joins Square 1 as managing director, and will oversee the technology banking practice in the Midwest. He brings nearly twenty years of experience … Continue reading Square 1 Expands Central Region Banking Team

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Square 1 Bank Announces Senior Leadership Promotions

May 10, 2016

Square 1 Bank, a division of Pacific Western Bank, is pleased to announce the following leadership promotions:

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Square 1 Statement on HB2

March 25, 2016

equality for every1, everywhere. Square 1 values diversity. It is part of who we are and makes us better at what we do. We are against any legislation meant to undermine equality. Laws that divide don’t help us develop people, grow companies or build communities. #badforbusiness

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Square 1 Bank Announces Frank Tower as Division President

March 10, 2016

Square 1 Bank, a division of Pacific Western Bank, announced today that Frank Tower has been appointed as division president.

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EEI Unveils Trusted Network Platform at FinDEVr 2015

October 7, 2015

EEI announced today the launch of its Trusted Network Platform – an advanced data aggregation and management platform, consisting of a core engine and a robust API. EEI, with partners Xero and Square 1 Bank, publicly unveiled the new platform via an onstage demo at FinDEVr 2015. Financial institutions need a fast and secure way … Continue reading EEI Unveils Trusted Network Platform at FinDEVr 2015

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PacWest Bancorp Announces the Completion of Its Merger With Square 1 Financial, Inc.

October 7, 2015

PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) (“PacWest”) today announced the completion of its merger with Square 1 Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:SQBK) (“Square 1”), effective on October 6, 2015. In conjunction with this merger, Square 1 Bank, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square 1, is being merged with and into PacWest’s banking subsidiary, Pacific Western Bank (the “Bank Merger”). Matt Wagner, … Continue reading PacWest Bancorp Announces the Completion of Its Merger With Square 1 Financial, Inc.

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