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– First meeting of treasurers from companies nationwide to be hosted in Silicon Valley

– Group designed to spur discussion and learning among expert peers

– Meeting organized by NeuGroup, a facilitator of peer networking groups, with Bank of the West as lead sponsor


Bank of the West is bringing together, for the first time, treasurers from rapidly-expanding technology companies at Tech20 High-Growth (Tech20 HG), the Bank announced today. As the lead sponsor of the inaugural meeting, the Bank’s support is part of its continued work with the technology sector nationwide.

The Bank of the West Commercial Banking Group’s collaboration with organizer NeuGroup allows Tech20 HG to provide treasurers in the technology sector the opportunity to meet and learn from peers in an environment that has benefited NeuGroup members for 17 years. Participants in the invite-only discussion group come from a number of geographic hubs within the U.S. technology industry.

“Bank of the West supports the unique needs of technology companies who become more complex, global enterprises faster than their peers in any other industry,” said Andreas Bubenzer-Paim, Managing Director and Head of Technology Banking at Bank of the West. “We work with U.S.-headquartered, middle market technology companies nationwide to address their complex needs across the U.S. and around the globe, like domestic and international cash management solutions, tailored financing structures and capital markets and investment banking advisory services, delivered by Bank of the West and its parent company BNP Paribas.”

The first meeting will take place on October 11, 2018.

“Our work within the technology industry showcases the capabilities of Bank of the West’s Commercial Bank,” said Jean-Marc Torre, Senior EVP and Group Head for Commercial Banking at Bank of the West. “Technology is at the heart of what we do and influences every level of our business, from building a culture of innovation across our Commercial Banking team, to how we serve our clients in many industries by developing state-of-the-art products and services.”