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Institutional Investors

Associate Member
Institutional investors include pension funds, insurance companies, family offices, Sovereign Wealth Funds, endowments and foundations.

The BVCA welcomes family office LPs with £20m+ invested in European private equity and venture capital.

If institutional investors’ and family offices’ core private equity and venture capital strategy is direct investing then the Direct Investor membership category should be applicable.

Joining the BVCA

The BVCA represents over 100 LP members today, addressing areas including policy and representation, responsible investment, improving performance measurement, benchmarking, reporting, governance, co-investment, and due diligence. The BVCA provides the platform for LPs and GPs to exchange insights on trends and best practice. This work is supported by the BVCA’s LP Committee.

All BVCA membership applicants must be actively involved in private equity and venture capital, be of good standing in the private equity and venture capital community and agree to abide by the BVCA Member Code of Conduct and the BVCA Terms & Conditions.

Institutional Investor application form

Membership fee*

Pension funds, insurance companies, family offices, foundations and endorsements

12 month fee  £750.00


*Unregulated family offices

Unregulated family offices with £20m-£100m invested in private equity and venture capital require a written reference from a BVCA member, who is authorised by the FCA, (or an equivalent regulatory body), at partner level or above. BVCA can request additional references, if required.
Further information


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