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New rules allow investment by Pension Funds and Unemployment Funds in alternative assets

November 10, 2017

On October 25, 2017, the Chilean Pensions Superintendence (“SP“) published the final rules amending the Investment Regimes allowing the investment in alternative assets by the Pension Funds and Unemployment Funds (collectively, the “Funds“), system that came into force on November 1, 2017.

The goal of the reform is to achieve greater diversification of investments, increase the universe of long-term investments and permit direct investment in a greater class of assets, in order to improve the profitability of Funds.

These rules were submitted to two consultation periods (between June 22 and July 21, and between August 22 and 29, 2017), in which comments and feedback were received from 34 market agents, experts and public entities. To learn more about this, you can read our previous news alerts published in July and August.

To access the full text of the rules issued by the SP, see the links below

If you have any questions regarding the matters discussed in this news alert, please contact the following attorneys or call your regular Carey contact.


Francisco Ugarte
+56 2 2928 2201

Jorge Ugarte
+56 2 2928 2201


This news alert is provided by Carey y Cía. Ltda. for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended and should not be construed as legal advice.


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