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Long-term investment funds

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ELTIFs

The ELTIF Regulation came into force in 2015 and created a new European product framework for both professional and retail investors looking to invest in long-term assets. To qualify as an ELTIF, a fund must first be an Alternative Investment Fund and then meet certain other conditions. Eligible investments include debt and equity instruments in all unlisted companies, as well as real assets such as infrastructure.

How does it affect private equity?

The Regulation provides opportunities for private equity managers to establish a new product under the ELTIF label. While this involves complying with both the AIFMD and the ELTIF Regulation, it may be attractive for some AIFMs to use the strength of the ELTIF brand to attract a wider pool of backers, particularly retail investors.

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Positions & consultation responses

Position Paper on the cross-border distribution of funds legislation

07 May 2018
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Positions & consultation responses

Response to Commission Consultation on "Reducing barriers to cross-border distribution of investment funds”

14 Jul 2017
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Positions & consultation responses

Response to Capital Markets Union Mid-Term Consultation

17 Mar 2017
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Paper on the main barriers to the cross-border distribution of funds

30 Nov 2016
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Response to Commission consultation on the cross-border distribution of funds

10 Oct 2016
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Response to European Commission Call for Evidence on EU Regulatory Framework for Financial Services

31 Jan 2016
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Response to ESMA consultation on ELTIF technical standards

16 Oct 2015
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EVCA-PAE Response to Green Paper on Capital Markets Union

13 May 2015
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EC Green Paper on Capital Markets Union

18 Feb 2015
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