NIB provides long-term complementary financing to projects that, in compliance with NIB's mission, improve competitiveness and the environment of the Nordic and Baltic countries. NIB finances projects in many sectors in member and non-member counties. In particular, NIB aims at providing added value in energy, transport and environmental improvements.
NIB offers its customers—both private and public—tailor-made loans and guarantees on competitive market terms.
NIB aims at being a flexible and reliable partner.
NIB's strengths are its:
• status as an international financial institution, which facilitates the financing of cross-border activities;
• highest possible credit rating, which enables a stable supply of long-term financing;
• experience in complex financing structures in cooperation with other international financial institutions and public and private sector lenders; and
• professional and motivated lending experts.
Loan proposals are directed to NIB's Lending Department. There are no formal requirements for a loan proposal. All projects financed by NIB should improve competitiveness and/or the environment, in accordance with NIB's mandate and eligibility criteria. Furthermore, outside the membership area, projects financed by NIB should be of mutual interest to the country of the borrower and the member countries.
In 2017, NIB is participating as observer to an expert group set up to provide recommendations for the European Commission on sustainable finance.
19 Jan 2017
The facility will finance SME and small mid-cap investments in a broad range of sectors in southern Sweden.
23 Dec 2016
NIB starts disclosing its purchases of green bonds. First eight transactions have been published on the Bank’s website.
22 Dec 2016
Sparbanken Skåne (Sweden) (23 Dec 2016)
Nord-Trøndelag Elektrisitetsverk Holding AS (Norway) (22 Dec 2016)
City of Luleå (Sweden) (21 Dec 2016)