The British Venture Capital Association
The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) is the industry body and public policy advocate for the private equity and venture capital industry in the UK.
Our voice is one of authority when speaking for, or negotiating on behalf of, the UK private equity and venture capital community. Our aim is to aid understanding, clarity and transparency around the activities of our members, promoting our industry to entrepreneurs and investors as well as to Government, the EU, trade unions, international media and the general public.
The BVCA Membership comprises over 230 private equity, mid-market and venture capital firms, as well as nearly 300 professional advisory firms, including legal, accounting, regulatory and tax advisers, corporate financiers, due diligence professionals, environmental advisers, transaction services providers, and placement agents. Additional members include international investors and funds-of-funds, secondary purchasers, university teams and academics, and fellow national private equity and venture capital associations globally. Find out more about our membership here.
The BVCA provides a growing list of services and best practice standards for members across a spectrum of activities covering a network of interconnected committees, which focus on segment-led, legal, technical, regulatory, investor-led and service-led needs. We also provide networking opportunities, training courses, research, publications, public affairs and communications on behalf of the industry.
Find out more about BVCA Member Benefits here