German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

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The advantages of the partnership at a glance

  • BVK offers access to the players in the private equity market in the DACH region
  • More than 30 years of expertise in the field of private equity and representation of the industry

The advantages of private equity

  • Growth engine and innovation driver for companies
  • Smart money – benefit from the branch know-how of the investment managers

The German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association e.V. (BVK) is the voice and the face of the private equity sector in Germany.

We advocate for the German private equity sector. We fight for a better regulatory environment and easier access to private equity, so that even more companies and founders in Germany can profit from the benefits of private equity. We take up positions with politicians and the media to underscore the important role that private equity plays in the German economy.  We keep an eye on the market and analyse its development, because private equity is a driver of growth in innovation and new and medium-sized businesses. We promote the exchange of experience and expertise between our members in order to help the private equity industry in Germany grow closer together.

Our association unites the interests of our 300 members. Nearly 200 of our members are private equity firms that invest in German companies in the form of venture capital, growth financing or buyouts. We also have institutional investors among the ranks of our members. Moreover, we represent almost 100 consultancy and law firms that work with private equity firms.

How it works

The BVK has more than 30 years of experience and expertise in representation the interests of the private equity industry. The BVK provides a unique access to the players in the private equity market in the DACH region. We provide our members a platform and support them in achieving their business goals.

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