NIB finances projects that improve competitiveness and the environment of the Nordic and Baltic countries. The Bank offers long-term loans and guarantees on competitive market terms to its clients in the private and public sectors. NIB is an international financial institution owned by Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. The Bank has lending operations both in and outside its member countries. NIB acquires the funds for its lending by borrowing on the international capital markets. NIB's bonds enjoy the highest possible credit rating.
In 2016, NIB increased its new lending to EUR 4.4 billion. While corporate investment remained subdued, the demand for long-term loans saw strong growth, particularly in the public sector.
15 Mar 2017
A 25-year loan is earmarked for refurbishing and expanding the capacity of the Nenäinniemi wastewater treatment plant in central Finland.
27 Mar 2017
A loan to the Finnish dairy company Valio Ltd. will finance the company’s research programme in 2016–2020.
28 Feb 2017