NIB provides long-term complementary financing to projects that, in compliance with NIB's mandate, strengthen competitiveness and enhance the environment. 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 strengthen competitiveness and/or enhance 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.
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NIB has provided a EUR 61 million loan to DNB Bank ASA. The funds will be onlent to finance one of northern Europe’s largest onshore wind farms, in Jädraås, eastern Sweden.
22 May 2013
NIB and Latvia’s state railway company have signed a new loan for upgrading a railway section in the country’s east-west transport corridor.
22 May 2013
A loan agreement has been signed with the Swedish company Vimmerby Energi & Miljö AB to finance a new bio-fuelled combined heat and power plant.
8 May 2013