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HOW WE WORK

Our diverse forum of investors engages with other industry bodies and professionals to promote best practices for disclosure and transparency.

We act as the voice of the investor community, seeking a more transparent, efficient and resilient leveraged finance market.

EVENTS

We host regular educational seminars on topics of interest to our members and the wider leveraged finance community through our Seminar Series.

With the support of with our Partners, we keep members up to date on market trends and regulatory developments. We also deliver training for junior team members through our Academy.

We collaborate with other trade associations and educational institutions so that our members can access valuable discounts on externally hosted events.

UPCOMING EVENTS
ELFA Diversity & Inclusion Committee
D&I Committee Webinar: Inclusion and Mental Health: Why It Matters and How to Build an Inclusive Culture
9 February 2023
16:00–17:00 hrs
Zoom

The ELFA Diversity & Inclusion Committee is delighted to be partnering with Luminate - a mental health consultancy helping businesses create happier, healthier workplaces - to bring ELFA members this webinar on inclusion and mental health.

MEMBER BENEFITS

We provide our members with an independent platform to address important issues, to promote industry leadership on critical issues like disclosure on ESG, and to develop regulatory engagement and representation.

We also provide educational resources through our Seminar Series and Academy, opportunities to progress important initiatives through our Committees, and a platform to express thought leadership through our Insights Series.

We distribute weekly summaries of legal and regulatory issues through our Briefings Series, and regularly update the resources provided under our Diligence Series to reflect current and emerging market issues and trends.

OUR PARTNERS

Through our Partners, we provide members with expertise and resources from leading covenant, legal, and restructuring advisers. Visit our Partners page to learn more about our work together.

NEWS
8 December 2022
Press Release
ELFA appoints Lily Baik and Oliver Newman as Co-Chairs of the ESG Committee

ELFA is delighted to announce the appointment of two new Co-Chairs for its ESG committee. Lily Baik, Research Analyst in the European High Yield Team at J.P. Morgan Asset Management and Oliver Newman, Senior Credit Analyst at Fidelity International will commence their new roles immediately. They join Tina De Baere, Head of ESG at Polus Capital who is currently Co-Chair.

7 December 2022
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association provides Best Practice Guide to Syndication Process to help borrowers

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) Engagement Committee has today released a guide to best practice on bank-led syndication processes from the perspective of ELFA members. The aim of the Best Practice Guide is to provide support to borrowers in the leveraged finance asset class at a challenging time, namely: volatile market conditions, condensed timelines and a deteriorating macroeconomic outlook.

6 December 2022
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association launches its ESG Video Glossary for sub-investment grade corporate borrowers

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) has today launched video tutorials on environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors for sub-investment grade corporate borrowers. The ESG Video Glossary series provides guidance on various ESG topics that are a focus for investors in the leveraged finance market.

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