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Creating a more resilient European leveraged finance market

Supporting the growth of ESG through our Disclosure Initiative
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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 Seminar Series
ELFA Seminar Series with 9fin: Covenant Predictions 2021
21 January 2021
16:00–17:00 hrs
Zoom

The European Leveraged Finance Association and 9fin invite you to join us for our first event in the 2021 Seminar Series during which we will discuss covenant predictions for 2021

ELFA Seminar Series
ESG Workshop for Sub-Investment Grade Borrowers and Credit Analysts
28 January 2021
13:30–16:30 hrs
Zoom

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) are hosting a virtual workshop to bring together sub-investment grade corporate borrowers and credit analysts to discuss environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors that may be material to credit risk and topics that investors would like to see disclosed in offering materials and ongoing company reporting.

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
11 January 2021
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association appoints Sabrina Fox as Chief Executive Officer

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA), a trade association for European leveraged finance investors, has appointed Sabrina Fox as the organisation’s first Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The appointment is effective from 1 January 2021.

27 November 2020
Press Release
LMA and ELFA launch Best Practice Guide to Term Sheet Completeness

The Loan Market Association and the European Leveraged Finance Association are delighted to announce the publication of their Best Practice Guide to Term Sheet Completeness.

16 November 2020
Press Release
The ELFA and PRI Host ESG Workshop for Advisers to Sub-Investment Grade Companies

Following a discussion with key stakeholders, the ELFA and the PRI will publish a guide to ESG disclosure together with sector-specific guides for companies under development

ELFA ON SOCIAL MEDIA