New BVCA Podcast: Private capital's role in the Net Zero puzzle The BVCA’s Harriet Assem is joined by Maria Carradice (Mayfair Equity Partners), Eimear Palmer (Pantheon), and Maggie Loo (Bridges Fund Management), to discuss how private capital is well placed to help SMEs to decarbonise, invest in technological solutions to address the climate crisis and plug the investment gap needed to help the UK meet its Net Zero ambitions. Listen here

Venture Capital Investment Compact

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

Fast-track your understanding of Private Equity and Venture Capital

New Digital Learning from the BVCA. Find out more

Discover the value private capital brings to the UK economy

Read the new 2023 study. Find out more

Private capital: rising to the challenges of turbulent times

Read the new report on investment activity. Find out more

Celebrating 40 years of the BVCA

Discover content from BVCA members and industry leaders reflecting on our 40th anniversary. 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

Dr. Martens, supported by Permira

Skyscanner, supported by Scottish Equity Partners

Thought Machine, supported by IQ Capital

Merlin Entertainments, supported by Blackstone

Wise, supported by Seedcamp

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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Conferences and Forums

LP-GP Forum: Evolution of terms & alignment across LPs & GPs

Complimentary and exclusive to BVCA LP and GP members 05 Dec 2023 The Royal Institution View event
Networking Events

Past Chair's Dinner 2024

Complimentary, by invitation only 16 Jan 2024 Smith & Wollensky View event
Conferences and Forums

European Private Capital Conference - North America: Toronto

Exclusive to European GPs and North American LPs 05 Feb 2024 Aon View event
Conferences and Forums

European Private Capital Conference - North America: New York

Exclusive to European GPs and North American LPs 07 Feb 2024 Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York, U.S. View event



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Legal and Regulatory

Legal Agreements in Venture Capital

Open to all with preferential rates for BVCA members 05 Dec 2023 Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP View event
Back Office and Support

Essential Skills for the Finance Team

Open to all with preferential rates for BVCA members 05 Dec 2023 - 06 Dec 2023 Debevoise & Plimpton View event

Carbon Reduction Planning for Your Portfolio

Open to all with preferential rates for BVCA members 12 Dec 2023 Debevoise & Plimpton View event
Deal Execution

Seizing Digital Opportunities for Your Portfolio

Open to all with preferential rates for BVCA members 23 Jan 2024 Aon 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