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What we do

OUR MISSION

As a trade body acting as the voice of the investor community, the ELFA seeks a more transparent, efficient and resilient leveraged finance market.

OUR WORK

How we achieve our mission

Governance and Industry Best Practice

The ELFA develops industry guidelines and standards in order to promote transparency and establish industry best practices within the European leveraged finance market

Investor Voice

The ELFA provides a forum for investors to express their views with a single voice and see that these are reflected in initiatives that emerge from the ELFA

Market Engagement

The ELFA provides a platform for investors to engage with other market participants, including regulators, the press, lawyers, issuers, and underwriters

Reputation Management

The ELFA is a professional trade association formed to publicly represent the interests of the European leveraged finance buy-side to press, policy-makers, industry and the general public

Relationship and Consensus Building

The ELFA intermediates between investment firms and sell-side professionals to collaborate on pertinent issues affecting the proper functioning of the European leveraged finance market

Knowledge Building

The ELFA acts as a thought leader, delivering training and seminars to member firms together with representatives from the industry, in-house teach-ins, newsletters, topical reports and legal resources

OUR INITIATIVES

The ELFA works to establish and enhance industry best practice through initiatives developed and executed by dedicated sub-committees based on goals set by the Board each year.

BECOME A MEMBER

Get in touch for information about joining the ELFA.

EVENTS

We host regular educational webinars on topics of interest to our members and the wider leveraged finance community.

With the support of with our Partners, we ensure that our members are kept up to date with important market trends and regulatory developments. We also provide training opportunities for junior team members through our Academy.

Our collaboration with other trade associations and educational institutions means that our members can often take advantage of valuable discounts to externally hosted events.

UPCOMING EVENTS
ESG Disclosure Initiative
ESG Disclosure Workshop for Sub-Investment Grade Borrowers and Credit Analysts
19 May 2021
13:00–16:00 hrs
Webinar

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.

ELFA ON SOCIAL MEDIA