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Initiatives
20 September 2022
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association appoints new Co-Chairs to Loan Investor Committee
30 March 2022
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association launches ESG Fact Sheet for the Gaming Sector

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) has today launched its latest sector-specific guidance to support disclosure and engagement on the most important areas of environmental, social and governance (ESG) for sub-investment grade corporate borrowers in the Gaming sector.

22 March 2022
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association and Akin Gump: Investors in the dark on risks outside of the restricted group, with potentially serious consequences

Amendment and waiver requests from borrowers during the pandemic highlighted the risks that current reporting obligations pose for investors, according to the European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) and international law firm, Akin Gump.

16 March 2022
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association: Reverse Factoring is a blind spot for investors

London, 16 March 2022: The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) has lobbied for disclosure on reverse factoring and calls for further disclosure agreements to protect investors. In its Insights report published today, Reverse Factoring: A blind spot for investors, ELFA highlights how a lack of transparency in borrowers’ use of reverse factoring facilities can hide potential risks for investors.

8 March 2022
Press Release
Availability of quality data is greatest obstacle to private debt ESG analysis – ELFA Survey

London, 8 March 2022: In its latest Insights Report – ESG Integration in Private Debt: Progress amidst growing pains – the European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) finds that while private credit managers are increasingly integrating ESG considerations into their investment processes, data availability presents significant challenges. This report is based on ELFA’s ESG in Private Debt Survey and follows on from its inaugural Insights report on the Growth of ESG in Private Debt Markets.

1 March 2022
Press Release
Climate reporting by leveraged finance investors hampered by data availability – European Leveraged Finance Association

London, 1 March 2022: Efforts by investors to analyse climate change risks and report on topics such as net-zero alignments and the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) in leveraged finance and private credit markets are being hampered by data availability issues, according to the European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA).

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UPCOMING EVENTS
ELFA Seminar Series
Seminar Series with S&P Global Ratings: ESG Disclosure in Private Markets
29 September 2022
16:00–17:00 hrs
Zoom Webinar

Join us and our partners at S&P Global Ratings for a discussion on the importance of ESG disclosure in the private market space for access to finance and how important ESG ratings are within this process for ESG risk assessment and the prevention of greenwashing.

FT: Due Diligence Live
12 October 2022
08:00–19:35 hrs
Pan Pacific London

The Leading Gathering of Powerbrokers in M&A, Private Equity and Corporate Finance | 12 October, 2022 | In-Person & Digital | London

ELFA Seminar Series
Seminar Series with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP: European Middle-Market Lending: Current Outlook, and Opportunities and Challenges Ahead
19 October 2022
17:00–19:30 hrs
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Join us and our partners at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP for a discussion on the current outlook and future of European Middle-Market Lending.

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