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Retail investors (KID PRIIPS)

The KID-PRIIPS (Key Information Document for Packaged Retail Investment and Insurance-based Products) Regulation requires fund managers who sell investment products to retail investors to produce a three-page document detailing the risk profile, as well as the expected performance of the product, and to disclose costs these investors would face when investing. For this purpose, retail investors are all investors that are not deemed professional under revised MiFID/MiFIR rules, which came into force in 2018.

How does it affect private equity?

Because retail investors include some traditional investors in private equity, such as high-net-worth individuals or family offices, several private equity fund managers have to produce a KID for these individuals. Invest Europe has long argued that the production of a KID is not justified for investors who are sophisticated enough to invest in private equity.

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Positions & consultation responses

Response to ESAs Consultation on KID PRIIPs

06 Dec 2018
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Positions & consultation responses

Response to Capital Markets Union Mid-Term Consultation

17 Mar 2017
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Positions & consultation responses

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

31 Jan 2016
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Positions & consultation responses

Response to ESAs Consultation Paper on KID-PRIIPS draft regulatory technical standards

29 Jan 2016
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Positions & consultation responses

EVCA-PAE Response to KID-PRIIPS Technical Discussion Paper

17 Aug 2015
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Positions & consultation responses

EVCA-PAE Response to Green Paper on Capital Markets Union

13 May 2015
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Positions & consultation responses

EC Green Paper on Capital Markets Union

18 Feb 2015
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