The PAE responded to this Discussion Paper of the European Banking Authority, stressing that the approach taken by the EBA failed to recognise the prudential risk posed by private equity managers and advisers when they conduct MiFID activities and could significantly raise the capital and liquidity requirements they are currently subject to under CRR.
The joint response from Invest Europe and the American Investment Council focuses on amendments to the draft examples in the commentary on the Principal Purposes Test (PPT) to be included in the updated Model Tax Convention.
This PAE response to a European Commission Consultation outlines the main concerns of the private equity industry with the definition of leveraged transactions, in particular the assumption that a transaction involving a private equity backed company should always be seen as leveraged and the treatment of infrastructure loans.
This Invest Europe response calls for the determination of simpler thresholds for the EU Merger regime.
This paper, based on the response to the Commission Consultation on the cross-border distribution of investment funds, has for objective to summarise the key issues faced by the European private equity industry with the existing passporting framework.
An Invest Europe briefing paper outlining the key requirements to facilitate and encourage investment in European infrastructure via infrastructure funds.
This PAE response to a European Commission Consultation outlines the main barriers faced by private equity and venture capital fund managers when marketing their funds cross-border. The response focuses in particular on marketing requirements, costs, regulatory fees and taxation barriers. The consultation is part of the Commission's efforts to build a Capital Markets Union in Europe.
A practical guide for pension funds on why and how to invest in private equity and venture capital. Also includes an overview of the benefits and risks involved in private equity and venture capital investments, and the different ways for institutions to access the asset class.
This joint response, with the American Investment Council, outlines why private equity firms and funds do not give rise to policy concerns regarding asset management activities, in particular when it comes to leverage and organisational requirements.
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