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Response to EIOPA Consultation on Solvency II review Image

Response to EIOPA Consultation on Solvency II review

15 Jan 2020
Invest Europe-PAE

In this response we argue for a more appropriate interpretation of the risk of long-term equity investments, taking into their specificities and the role fund diversification plays in limiting the exposure of the insurers to the funds' underlying investments.

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Response to EIOPA second set of advice on Solvency II risk weights

05 Jan 2018
Invest Europe-PAE

The consultation launched in November 2017 is EIOPA’s final step to reassess the treatment of unlisted equity in the context of Solvency II review. This response reiterates our concern that the current 39% risk charge for private equity does not reflect the actual risk insurers face when investing in the asset class. It suggests therefore that a sub-category of asset should be created to allow for a more appropriate risk calibration. It also underlines that in setting a sound regulatory framework for risk calibration, it is critical that the approach taken reflects the way in which exposure to private equity is achieved by insurers.

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