Equity release offers an answer to growing pensions gap


The market for equity release products, which enable homeowners to access some of the wealth tied-up in their property, is expected to grow across Europe – with the potential for over €20 billion to be released each year. However, the current Solvency II requirements may stifle the supply of these products from insurers. Action needs to be taken immediately to ensure a sensible treatment of equity release products in the new regulation, a new report by Towers Watson has concluded.

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Solvency II holding back equity release – Towers Watson


Equity release could boost Europe’s’ retirees’ savings by €20bn a year but Solvency II is stifling insurers’ attempts to supply products to facilitate it, according to a report by Towers Watson.

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EPPARG pushes for EU equity release growth

4.Jun.2013 published a brief reportage about the EPPARG's activities after an event held in Brussels. In it, they outline EPPARG's vision and give a brief reportage about the events that took place.

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EPPARG launches new website


The EPPARG is pleased to kick off its news feed with the launch of a brand new website. Fully responsive – and so easily accessible from mobile devices – the site will act not only as a point of contact for the EPPARG but as a portal for materials and information on home equity release schemes.

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