S&P Global Ratings today 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.
Chris Porter, Head of Leverage Finance Business Development, S&P Global Ratings, said: “We’re delighted to help educate the marketplace by supporting the European Leveraged Finance Association with our ESG information and analysis. We’re committed to providing investors with essential intelligence into the risks and opportunities of ESG.”
Sabrina Fox, Chief Executive Officer, ELFA added: “We’re pleased to be working with S&P Global Ratings to offer resources, content and events that further investors’ understanding of ESG. Supporting market participants in their ESG disclosures is an integral part of our mission to create a more transparent, efficient, and resilient leveraged finance market across Europe.”
S&P Global Ratings is a leading credit rating agency committed to meeting today’s global demand for ESG through providing analysis of the environmental, social, and governance performance of companies and examining how their activities impact the world.
The ELFA will host together with S&P Global Ratings, Eigen Technologies, and Hogan Lovells, its first ESG Conference, Setting the ESG Agenda, virtually on 18 March from 2pm to 5pm GMT. Market participants can click here for more information and to register.
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About the ELFA
The European Leveraged Finance Association (the ELFA) is a trade association comprised of European leveraged finance investors from over 40 institutional fixed income managers, including investment advisors, insurance companies, and pension funds. The ELFA seeks to support the growth and resilience of the leveraged finance market while acting as the voice of its investor community by promoting transparency and facilitating engagement among European leveraged finance market participants. For more information please visit the ELFA website: www.elfainvestors.com.