EU – ESMA advices CSSF and CBI with investment restrictions on GBP LDI funds
30th April 2024

Following the notification from the CBI and the CSSF of their intention to impose an investment restriction on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) established in Ireland and Luxembourg and managing GBP-denominated AIFs pursuing a LDI funding strategy, ESMA rendered its advice to both regulators yesterday.

ESMA’s analysis concludes that the conditions for taking actions under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) are met and the measures proposed by the CBI and the CSSF are justified and should contribute to improving the resilience EU GBP LDI.