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7 April 2021
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association and Loan Market Association to create best practice guidance on incorporating ESG provisions into leveraged loan agreements

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) and Loan Market Association (LMA) are working together to produce best practice guidance for market participants to consider when structuring terms that incorporate ESG factors into documentary provisions in leveraged loans, including ESG-linked margin ratchets.

18 March 2021
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association and Principles for Responsible Investment launch second set of ESG Fact Sheets

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) have today launched the second set of sector-specific guidance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures for sub-investment grade corporate borrowers. The ESG Fact Sheets are designed to support borrowers when preparing ESG disclosure, and to facilitate engagement between investors and the companies to which they lend on important ESG topics

15 March 2021
The ELFA Annual Review 2019/2020

Our Annual Review for the 2019/2020 membership year is here! Find out more about the ELFA’s history, our mission, and the work we have done to create a stronger, more resilient leveraged finance market. We also describe our 2020/2021 goals and related plans and introduce our Executive Committee, Committee Co-Chairs, and our partners and sponsor.

1 March 2021
Press Release
S&P Global Ratings announces sponsorship with the European Leveraged Finance Association

S&P Global Ratings announces it will sponsor the European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA), a trade association for European leveraged finance investors comprised of over 40 institutional fixed income managers whose aim is to establish and enhance industry best practices as well as advocate for increased market transparency, including by promoting consistency in ESG disclosure.

2 February 2021
Press Release
The PRI and ELFA’s Second Sector-Focused ESG Roundtable attracts over 100 market participants

The Principles for Responsible Investment (the PRI) and the European Leveraged Finance Association (the ELFA) on 28 January held a disclosure and engagement workshop on environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics, bringing together sub-investment grade corporate borrowers and credit analysts from investment institutions and credit rating agencies (CRAs) to discuss sector-specific ESG disclosure and engagement. The virtual roundtable event, which is part of a series, attracted over 100 market participants.

19 January 2021
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association and Principles for Responsible Investment launch guidance on ESG disclosure

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) have today launched sector-specific guidance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures for sub-investment grade corporate borrowers. The ESG Fact Sheets are designed to support borrowers in preparing ESG disclosure, and to facilitate engagement between investors and the companies to which they lend on important ESG topics.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
ELFA Seminar Series
Case Study with FTI Consulting: Deep Dive into DeepOcean
24 June 2021
16:00–17:00 hrs
Zoom

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) invite you to join us for a case study on DeepOcean’s recent transaction – a first test for the UK’s cross class cram down. We welcome FTI Consulting to navigate the novel nuances of the restructuring.

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