Basel III and Solvency II [21]

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Bullet points include: Although: 'Long-term'  for banks may differ from 'long-term' for insurers Much insurance demand is liability driven (e.g. unit-linked, participating business) Insurers are not the main buyers of bank senior unsecured and covered bonds Changes in appetite lead to changes in price, hence another take on cost of capital? Basel III prompting new hybrid structures Closer to equity Solvency II not encouraging insurers to hold such investments Impact of Basel III on banks' enthusiasm to hold each others' debt

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