NIB has continuously been assigned the highest possible credit rating, AAA/Aaa, by the leading international rating agencies Standard & Poor's and Moody's since it was first rated in the beginning of the 1980s. NIB's credit rating emanates from its high asset quality, strong balance sheet and its ownership.
Based on this solid platform, NIB finances its lending activities by borrowing funds and issuing bonds on capital markets around the globe. NIB aims at being a reliable partner responding flexibly to investors' needs.
It is the Bank’s target to ensure a sufficient level of liquidity to be able to continue disbursing new loans and fulfil all payment obligations for at least one year ahead, without additional new funding.
The treasury portfolios contribute to earnings and function as a liquidity reserve.
- to raise competitive funds with costs in line with the peer group, while assessing the risks involved in the structure and complexity of the individual transactions and potential mismatches between assets and liabilities.
Asset Liability Management
- to manage liquidity and ensure sufficient liquidity;
- to handle market risk within the balance sheet.
Moody's Credit analysis (1 MB)
Standard & Poor's analysis (410 kB)
Standard & Poor's rating report (259 kB)
Risk management policies (584 kB)
Liquidity policy (74 kB)
Buyback policy (162 kB)
Annual Report, Treasury
A new loan to Klaipedos Nafta AB will finance building an LNG reloading station and extending an oil terminal in Lithuania to further boost the security of energy supply to the Baltic countries.
28 Apr 2017
A loan to the Swedish property developer Akademiska Hus AB will co-fund the construction of four university facilities across Sweden.
3 Apr 2017
A loan to the Swedish medical equipment solutions provider Elekta AB will finance R&D costs for the development of new cancer treatment solutions.
29 Mar 2017
In line with previous years, NIB’s strategy is to complete one to three global benchmarks, complemented by public and private issues to maintain a diversified portfolio of currencies and a global investor base.
10 Mar 2017
The Funding team from NIB recently invited investors in its environmental bonds to visit projects they helped finance.
3 Oct 2016
NIB is introducing a new financing product. Thomas Wrangdahl, Head of Lending, and Lars Eibeholm, Head of Treasury, explain what NIB is set to achieve and how it will be realised.
21 Apr 2016