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 and Finland’s state property management agency Senaatti-kiinteistöt have signed loan agreement to finance investments in governmental offices and a research centre.
19 Jun 2013
NIB has opened a loan programme for small and medium-sized enterprises in eastern, northern and central Finland.
18 Jun 2013
NIB has signed a loan agreement with Helgeland Veiutvikling AS to finance a record long road tunnel in Helgeland, northern Norway.
14 Jun 2013