Capital charges no obstacle to infra investment – Montalvo

Regulator: poor risk-return the real barrier to insurers becoming more active

Carlos Montalvo

Infrastructure capital charges are not too high and insurers are wrong to blame them for getting in the way of investment, according to a senior regulator.

Speaking at a London conference on March 3, Carlos Montalvo, executive director at the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa), defended the current calibration of infrastructure capital charges under Solvency II in the face of criticism from fellow panellists.

Montalvo read to delegates a statement from Zurich

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: