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Overview

General Partners are active in making equity investments primarily in unquoted companies and raise funds from institutional investors such as pension funds and insurance companies.

Our General Partner membership encompasses global capital funds, UK and European funds, venture capital funds, corporate venturing, infrastructure funds, social impact funds, real estate funds, turnaround funds, alternative lenders and direct investors.


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UK General Partners


Full Member

UK General Partners are defined as General Partners with an office or investments in the UK.

By utilising the collective voice of more than 300 General Partners we represent the private equity and venture capital industry to policymakers, regulators and media. Global capital, UK and European, venture, infrastructure and turnaround funds join the BVCA within this category of membership.

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Overseas General Partners


Associate Member

Overseas General Partners are defined as private equity and venture capital General Partners with neither an office nor investments in the UK.

Our Overseas General Partners enjoy a range of benefits from BVCA membership. As a member you will enjoy exclusive access to unique industry intelligence, specialist training, in-depth research, high quality events and the latest technical and regulatory news.

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Impact Investment Funds


Full Member

Impact investors are defined as investors who explicitly seek to generate social or environment returns in addition to financial returns, and who measure and report on that impact to their investors and stakeholders.

The BVCA is a strong promoter of impact investment: we host annual events on the sector and we are supported by a dedicated working group.

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Corporate Venturers


Full Member

Corporate Venture Capital investors are corporations or corporations’ investment entities that make equity investments into privately-held businesses.

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Direct Investors


Associate Member

Direct investors are defined as institutional investors whose core private equity strategy is direct investing in corporate entities, rather than fund investing.

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Alternative Lenders


Associate Member

Alternative lenders are defined as funds which provide debt to unquoted companies to support their growth and raise funds from institutional investors.

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Real Estate Funds


Associate Member

Private Equity Real Estate Fund Managers are defined as funds investing in property for growth, and raise funds from Institutional Investors.

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Accelerator


Associate Member

Start-up Accelerator investors are fixed-term, cohort-based programs, that make equity investments whilst providing mentorship and educational components.

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Further information

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT THE BVCA

 +44 (0)20 7492 0400

 membership@bvca.co.uk