Private Equity Explained & Venture Capital Explained The BVCA’s Digital Learning courses provide the perfect beginner's guide to the private capital industry through current and real-life content, case studies and interviews with leading industry professionals. These interactive courses are ideal for onboarding and will fast-track beginners and those new to the industry. Find out more

Partners for Growth

Read the BVCA Annual Review 2023-24, our new publication reflecting on the past membership year. Find out more

BVCA Summit returns 11-12 September

This year’s theme: Partners for growth | Two days | Four events | New Pensions Summit | New venues for 2024 Find out more

2024 UK Private Equity Annual Public Reports

New reports demonstrate industry commitment to good practice reporting. Find out more

Investment Compact

Private capital’s commitment to develop a long-term working relationship with UK pension investors. Find out more

Invested in a better future

The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) has been the voice of private capital in the UK for four decades. We support our members to help companies grow and achieve their long-term ambitions, creating value for the country both economically and socially. Find out more
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Industry Impact

Private equity and venture capital delivers for both institutional investors, including UK pensioners, and for the wider economy by driving innovation, building British business and supporting communities and individuals to succeed. Take a look at our latest key stats and learn more about our industry. Find out more

Stories of success

Private capital powers the growth of dynamic new businesses in sectors like technology and life sciences, while reinvigorating established businesses too. Read examples of how private equity and venture capital help companies to innovate and flourish, here. View our latest case studies

Revolut, supported by Seedcamp

Back2Work, supported by Palatine Private Equity

Skyscanner, supported by Scottish Equity Partners

Thought Machine, supported by IQ Capital

Merlin Entertainments, supported by Blackstone

Wise, supported by Seedcamp

Gen Phoenix (formerly ELeather), supported by ETF Partners

Nova Pangaea Technologies, supported by Par Equity, British Business Bank & Mercia Asset Management

Bright Blue Foods, supported by Endless LLP

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We support the transformative nature of our industry. We work with our community as it adapts to new priorities, from climate change and diversity to fostering innovation and building transparency.

Initiative Climat International

The BVCA is a supporter of Initiative Climat International (iCI) and actively encourages the private capital industry to continue deepening its engagement on Net Zero and broader climate issues. Read more

ESG and Responsible Investment

We are committed to ensuring that the UK’s private equity and venture capital industry plays a leading role in global efforts to eliminate the causes and combat the effects of climate change. Read more

Diversity & Inclusion

An integral part of our mission is to promote diversity and inclusion within our industry and support firms to build inclusive environments in which everyone can thrive. Read more


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Networking Events

Parliamentary Reception 2024

Complimentary, by invitation only 08 May 2024 House Of Commons View event
Conferences and Forums

Accelerate: Angel Investors, Venture & Growth Equity

Complimentary places for entrepreneurs and LPs 21 May 2024 - 22 May 2024 BAFTA View event
Conferences and Forums

ESG Conference 2024

Complimentary places for BVCA LP & GP members 18 Jun 2024 155 Bishopsgate View event
Networking Events

BVCA Midlands Dinner 2024

Open to all with preferential rates for BVCA members 19 Jun 2024 - 20 Jun 2024 The Grand Hotel Birmingham View event



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Deal Execution

Value Creation Planning

Open to all with preferential rates for BVCA members 07 May 2024 Vistra UK View event
Soft Skills

Skills of Negotiation for the Deal Team

Open to all with preferential rates for BVCA members 14 May 2024 - 16 May 2024 Debevoise & Plimpton View event
Deal Execution

Impact Investing for VCs

Open to all with preferential rates for BVCA members 16 May 2024 Akin LLP View event

Non-Executive Directors

Open to all with preferential rates for BVCA members 21 May 2024 - 22 May 2024 Akin LLP View event

BVCA Membership

One ecosystem working for all

Network; share best-practice; access first class learning and development programmes; raise your profile; develop your organisations’ network; remain ahead of policy and regulatory developments. Join our diverse community today. Find out more