The Solvency II Directive is the legislation setting out prudential rules for the European insurance industry. It provides a risk measurement framework for defining capital requirements for insurance companies when they invest into private equity and venture capital funds. Solvency II is due to be reviewed by the end of 2020.
The capital that must be set aside by insurers to address the risks they face for investing in private equity has a significant influence on their asset allocation decisions. With insurers representing more than 10% of the investment into European private equity, the Directive has the potential to affect the amount of capital flowing into private equity and venture capital funds.
A detailed briefing for Invest Europe members on regulation affecting the private equity industry.
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