Solvency II will drive buyout companies to alternatives

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Buyout companies will move into alternative asset classes from 2013 because of changes to the way they hold capital under Solvency II, consultants say.

LCP partner Charlie Finch (pictured) said as a result of Solvency II – expected to come into force on 1 January, 2013 – specialist pension insurers will rebalance asset allocation to be more effici...

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