Steven Maijoor, the Chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), said supervisors and policymakers were looking for alternatives to bank finance, such as private equity investment, to help Europe’s economic recovery.
In our latest video interview , he also called for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), which regulates private equity, to be implemented consistently across the European Union.
It’s important that the AIFMD is treated the same in every EU country to ensure a level playing field and a truly effective single market (read more here).
We travelled to Paris to quiz the supervisor about Europe, private equity, regulation and how associations like the EVCA can work with regulators now and in the future. Hear what one of Europe’s most influential regulators had to say below.