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14 September 2023
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association Appoints New Director of Engagement & Regulatory Affairs

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) is delighted to announce the appointment of Gladys Asogbon as the new Director of Engagement & Regulatory Affairs.

18 May 2023
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association outlines UCITS Fund limitations with potential solutions to allow collective investment in transferable securities.

European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) today issues a new report called ‘UCITS Funds Participating in New Money Transactions - Obstacles and Potential Approaches’ that reviews UCITS Fund limitations and considers options that would allow regulated investment funds falling under the European undertakings for the collective investment in transferable securities (UCITS) regulation (“UCITS funds”) to participate in new money transactions to preserve value and allow for recoveries of distressed investments.

7 December 2022
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association provides Best Practice Guide to Syndication Process to help borrowers

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) Engagement Committee has today released a guide to best practice on bank-led syndication processes from the perspective of ELFA members. The aim of the Best Practice Guide is to provide support to borrowers in the leveraged finance asset class at a challenging time, namely: volatile market conditions, condensed timelines and a deteriorating macroeconomic outlook.

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.

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.

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.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
ELFA Engagement Committee
ELFA Engagement Committee Teach In: New Regime for Loan Origination Funds in the Revised Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD 2)
25 April 2024
16:00–17:00 hrs
Zoom Webinar

ELFA’s Engagement Committee is delighted to present a Teach In with one of ELFA’s Partners, Akin, on the new rules applicable to loan origination funds under the revised Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD 2).

ICMA Annual General Meeting and Conference 2024
22–24 May 2024
09:00–17:00 hrs
The Square, Brussels

Meet the international capital markets under one roof at the 56th ICMA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Conference which attracts over 1,100 senior capital market representatives and industry leaders from ICMA’s global membership alongside public sector officials, regulators, academics and the press.

ELFA Seminar Series
Seminar Series with Akin: Amend and Extend
23 May 2024
16:00–17:00 hrs
Zoom Webinar

Join us and our partners at Akin on Thursday 23rd May for our ELFA Seminar Series webinar on Amend and Extend.