The Institutions for Occupational Retirement Provision Directive (IORP II) establishes an EU regulatory framework for the pensions sector. Contrary to Solvency II for insurers and CRD/CRR for banks, the current Directive follows a non-risk based approach to the regulatory requirements for pension funds. However, it clarifies that investments in all alternative asset classes may not exceed 30% of the total assets of the IORP.
With pension funds providing more than a quarter of the investment into European private equity, any reform to their capital requirements would have an impact on Invest Europe members and may deter investments into private equity. The work by the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) in this area is of great significance for Invest Europe members and we remain closely involved in it.
A detailed briefing for Invest Europe members on regulation affecting the private equity industry.
The monthly members’ policy call explores the latest EU policy developments and are a chance for members to discuss them directly with the Public Affairs team.
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