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23 November 2022
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association launches Insights Series report on SFDR Workshops highlighting leveraged credit investor perspectives and implementation challenges

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) has published an insights report based on the findings of its SFDR Workshops held in September.

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.

18 January 2022
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association ESG Investor Survey: ESG considered in vast majority of high yield bond and leveraged loan investments, but data availability remains a challenge

London, 18th January 2022: The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) today publishes the results of its second ESG Investor Survey. The Insights report, “ESG Integration in Leveraged Finance – Continued Focus Amidst Persistent Data Gaps: ELFA’s 2021 ESG Investor Survey Results”, provides insights into evolving ESG investing practices in the leveraged finance market. The 2021 survey follows ELFA’s inaugural ESG Investor Survey conducted in November 2019.

14 December 2021
Press Release
Establishing robust valuation framework across European and US private debt critical for asset class – ELFA and Houlihan Lokey

Establishing a robust valuation framework for private debt as a growing and maturing asset class will be critical from a regulatory and investor reporting standpoint, according to a report from the European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) and Houlihan Lokey. The Insights report, Valuation of Private Debt Investments, was published today with the aim of providing a primer to the methodologies and practical considerations faced by valuation practitioners when assessing private debt instruments.

7 December 2021
Press Release
ESG data flow still not sufficient for leveraged finance investor needs, with ESG data vendor coverage of leveraged loans found lacking – European Leveraged Finance Association research finds

ESG data vendor coverage of leveraged loans and high yield bonds is severely lacking compared to coverage of investment grade companies, according to research described in an Insights report published by the European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA).

15 November 2021
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association supports engagement on ESG provisions in leveraged loans and high yield bonds with new disclosure questionnaires

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) is today publishing new questionnaires on ESG provisions in both leveraged loans and high yield bonds in response to demand from investors for greater transparency on the key aspects of these terms. The tools form part of ELFA’s New Deal Disclosure Questionnaire Series.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
ELFA Seminar Series
Seminar Series with Hogan Lovells: Why This Downturn Will Be Different
6 December 2022
16:00–17:00 hrs
Zoom Webinar

Join us and our partners at Hogan Lovells for a discussion on why this downturn will be different.

ESG Disclosure Initiative
Carbon Reporting Workshop for Borrowers
7 December 2022
3pm UKT–4.30pm UKT hrs
Zoom Webinar

ELFA is partnering with Orbis Advisory to run a Carbon Reporting Workshop for Borrowers. This workshop is specifically targeted at SMEs who are closer to the beginning of their environmental disclosure journey.

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