Our memberships
In addition to our long-standing membership in relevant national and international private equity associations, we are a member of the German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses (BVMW). Furthermore, we are a founding member of the international Private Equity Network (PEN).
BVMW – German Association for Small and Medium-sized Businesses

The BVMW caters for all commercial branches and professions, is a politically independent association and represents the interests of small and medium-sized businesses in politics, with administrative authorities and with trade unions. The BVMW concentrates the power of the entrepreneurial mid-market, is an active lobbyist effecting politics on all levels, fights for an improved economic and political framework, influences legislation and regulations and ensures that interests of mid-sized companies are heard. As a watchdog and self-help organisation, the BVMW offers extensive services at local, regional, national and international levels.

For more, please visit bvmw.de

PEN – Private Equity Network

We are co-founders of the Private Equity Network (PEN), which is comprised of four members: Activa Capital (France), Graphite Capital (UK), MCH Private Equity (Spain) and ECM (German-speaking Europe). The network’s objectives include supporting portfolio companies in European expansion, access for portfolio companies to country-specific knowledge and local networks, exchange of sector expertise and sharing of best-practice policies.

For more, please visit pe-network.org

BVK
BVK – German Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

The BVK promotes the German private equity industry, campaigning for improvements in the fiscal environment and easier access to private equity, so that even more companies in Germany can benefit from private equity.

The association encompasses 300 members. Of those, almost 200 are investment firms active in venture capital, growth capital or buyouts of German companies. It also includes institutional investors. In addition, the BVK represents almost 100 advisory and service companies and other institutions that collaborate with private equity firms.

For more, please visit bvkap.de

Invest Europe
Invest Europe – European private equity network

Invest Europe (formerly EVCA) is the European association of private equity, venture capital and infrastructure funds, as well as their respective investors. The association is focused on improving the policy framework for private equity in Europe and providing information about their members and the private equity industry in Europe.

For more, please visit investeurope.eu