European investors in leveraged finance instruments have called for more sustainability data on the securities. The European Leveraged Finance Association (ELFA) has urged vendors to do more to increase transparency into the asset class. The organisation said vendors covered no more than 10 per cent of leveraged loans. That compares with up to 79 per cent coverage of investment grade borrowers.
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Leveraged Finance Investors Call for More Loans ESG Data
Date: 8 February 2022 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET Duration: 50 minutes As interest in ESG investing continues to accelerate, asset managers must source and manage increasing volumes of ESG disclosure data. Data volumes are not the only problem, with different types of ESG disclosure data, the need to master the...
A movement to make ESG data freely available just took a huge step. ESG Book was launched last week by an alliance of international banks and financial institutions including HSBC, Deutsche Bank and The International Finance Corporation (IFC), offering to public view the disclosures of more than 9,000 companies. Frankfurt-based data vendor Arabesque created the...
This briefing will explore challenges around assembling and evaluating ESG data for reporting and the impact of regulatory measures and industry collaboration on transparency and standardisation efforts. Expert speakers will address how the evolving market infrastructure is developing and the role of new technologies and alternative data in improving insight and filling data gaps.
A-Team Group’s ESG Handbook 2021 is a ‘must read’ for all capital markets participants, data vendors and solutions providers involved in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing and product development. It includes extensive coverage of all elements of ESG, from an initial definition and why ESG is important, to existing and emerging regulations, data challenges...