Search Icon
Not yet a member?   Find out more ->
Member Icon Already a member?

News & Media

Filter series
Date
Initiatives
11 October 2021
European Leveraged Finance Association Partners with Rise Well on Mental Health Initiative

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) has partnered with Rise Well, a Wellbeing & Happiness Consultancy, to create a programme aimed at supporting and educating its members on mental health and wellbeing. The ELFA Wellbeing & Mental Health Initiative, overseen by the Diversity & Inclusion Committee, will provide members with additional support to complement their employer’s existing wellbeing programme. Key elements of the programme have been specifically designed to help members adjust to the new hybrid working format following the pandemic and to cope with any challenges this might create.

8 October 2021
Press Release
The European Leveraged Finance Association enhances executive oversight with restructure of governance framework

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA), a trade association comprised of European leveraged finance investors from 50 institutional fixed income managers – including investment advisors, insurance companies and pensions funds – has restructured its governance framework to support the organisation during its next phase of growth. The changes comprise transitioning the Executive Committee to five Management Committees. Each member of the Board will sit on one of the five committees to oversee the specific aspects of administration of the ELFA.

5 October 2021
Press Release
ESG-related due diligence lacking in private credit market European Leveraged Finance Association report finds

In its latest Insights Report – The Growth of ESG in Private Debt Markets - the European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) highlights inefficiencies in the private credit market in relation to ESG due diligence. The report notes that ESG due diligence has yet to make it into standard packages as part of the investment process and that while there is a need for information to be tailored, the opportunity exists to standardise approaches to ESG processes across the market to improve engagement.

6 September 2021
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association and Principles for Responsible Investment launch Transport and Healthcare ESG Fact Sheets

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) have today launched their third set of sector-specific guidance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures for sub-investment grade corporate borrowers. The latest ESG Fact Sheets outlines the most important areas of ESG disclosure for the Transport and Healthcare sectors.

28 July 2021
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association and Loan Market Association publish Best Practice Guide to Sustainability Linked Leveraged Loans

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) and Loan Market Association (LMA) have partnered to publish a best practice guidance to Sustainability Linked Leveraged Loans.

15 July 2021
Press Release
The European Leveraged Finance Association forms new CLO Investor Committee

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA), a trade association comprised of European leveraged finance investors from over 45 institutional fixed income managers, including investment advisors, insurance companies, and pension funds, today announces the creation of a new committee to establish industry best practice and serve investors in the collateralised loan obligation (CLO) market

MAKE A CONTRIBUTION

You don’t need to be a member to add to the discussion. Share your experiences, thoughts and ideas with us and help us make a difference.

UPCOMING EVENTS
ELFA Seminar Series
Seminar Series with 9fin: 2021 Covenant Trends
28 October 2021
16:00–17:00 hrs
Zoom

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) invite you to join the experts at 9fin invite to review covenant trends so far this year.

ELFA Seminar Series
Seminar Series with Cadwalader: Greening CLOs
4 November 2021
16:00–17:00 hrs
Zoom

To kick off ELFA’s Climate Month, the European Leveraged Finance Association is delighted to invite you to join us for a conversation with our partners at Cadwalader about Greening CLOs in the context of the growing market for sustainable securitisations.

Responsible Investment Forum: Europe
9–10 November 2021
8:00–17:00 hrs
Hilton Tower Bridge, London

Sabrina Fox, our CEO, will speak on a panel at the Responsible Investment Forum: Europe taking place on 9-10 November. It is the longest-running global event for ESG in private markets.

ELFA ON SOCIAL MEDIA