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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.

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.

6 July 2020
Press Release
ELFA launches consultation on best practice guide for covenant transparency under high yield bond

Related survey solicits investors’ views on materiality of covenant capacity, incorporation with ESG frameworks

8 June 2020
Press Release
ELFA Publishes draft ESG Fact Sheet for trial use by leveraged finance borrowers and for public consultation

The draft ESG disclosure checklist is designed to support borrowers in preparing ESG disclosure.

3 June 2020
Press Release
ELFA Publishes a Report on Enhancing Liquidity in European High Yield Funds

A ‘Qualified Exchange’ protocol should be established to set improved standards for UCITS eligible securities

8 January 2019
Press Release
ELFA joins The Credit Roundtable in its filing of an amicus curiae brief in support of trustee in Neiman Marcus bondholders’ fraudulent conveyance case

The Credit Roundtable files amicus curiae brief in support of trustee in Neiman Marcus bondholders’ fraudulent conveyance case


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

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.