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7 April 2021
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association and Loan Market Association to create best practice guidance on incorporating ESG provisions into leveraged loan agreements

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) and Loan Market Association (LMA) are working together to produce best practice guidance for market participants to consider when structuring terms that incorporate ESG factors into documentary provisions in leveraged loans, including ESG-linked margin ratchets.

18 March 2021
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association and Principles for Responsible Investment launch second set of ESG Fact Sheets

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) have today launched the second set of sector-specific guidance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures for sub-investment grade corporate borrowers. The ESG Fact Sheets are designed to support borrowers when preparing ESG disclosure, and to facilitate engagement between investors and the companies to which they lend on important ESG topics

1 March 2021
Press Release
S&P Global Ratings announces sponsorship with the European Leveraged Finance Association

S&P Global Ratings announces it will sponsor the European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA), a trade association for European leveraged finance investors comprised of over 40 institutional fixed income managers whose aim is to establish and enhance industry best practices as well as advocate for increased market transparency, including by promoting consistency in ESG disclosure.

2 February 2021
Press Release
The PRI and ELFA’s Second Sector-Focused ESG Roundtable attracts over 100 market participants

The Principles for Responsible Investment (the PRI) and the European Leveraged Finance Association (the ELFA) on 28 January held a disclosure and engagement workshop on environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics, bringing together sub-investment grade corporate borrowers and credit analysts from investment institutions and credit rating agencies (CRAs) to discuss sector-specific ESG disclosure and engagement. The virtual roundtable event, which is part of a series, attracted over 100 market participants.

19 January 2021
Press Release
European Leveraged Finance Association and Principles for Responsible Investment launch guidance on ESG disclosure

The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) have today launched sector-specific guidance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures for sub-investment grade corporate borrowers. The ESG Fact Sheets are designed to support borrowers in preparing ESG disclosure, and to facilitate engagement between investors and the companies to which they lend on important ESG topics.

16 November 2020
Press Release
The ELFA and PRI Host ESG Workshop for Advisers to Sub-Investment Grade Companies

Following a discussion with key stakeholders, the ELFA and the PRI will publish a guide to ESG disclosure together with sector-specific guides for companies under development

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

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.

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