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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.

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.

28 September 2020
Press Release
Letter to the IFRS: Comment on Exposure Draft for General Presentation and Disclosures
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

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UPCOMING EVENTS
ELFA Seminar Series
Seminar Series with 9fin: Loan Covenant Trends – Investor hot topics and pushbacks
7 July 2022
16:00–17:00 hrs
Zoom Webinar

Join us and our partners at 9fin for a discussion on investor hot topics in European leveraged loans, how they may differ in the US market, and where investors are having most success pushing back against some of the more aggressive features.

ELFA Academy
ELFA Academy 2022
14–15 July 2022
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Zoom

Our 2022 ELFA Academy, aimed at interns and other junior members, will take place on Thursday 14th July and Friday 15th July. The sessions will cover an introduction to the financial industry, an overview of High Yield (and related covenant analysis), and also purpose-built case studies.

Responsible Investment Forum: Europe
16–17 November 2022
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Hilton Tower Bridge, London

The longest-running global event for ESG in private markets, the Responsible Investment Forum: Europe, will bring together 300 attendees in London on 16-17 November.

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