NIB finances projects in various sectors, including, for example: investments in infrastructure, such as energy and transport; investments improving the environment; and large investments by the corporate sector such as in research and development, the improvement of manufacturing processes and the internationalisation of businesses.
NIB's four business areas are: energy and environment; infrastructure, transportation and telecom; industries and services; financial institutions and SMEs.
The Bank has developed a set of guiding principles for lending in the energy sector:
NIB channels financing to projects of small and medium-sized enterprises through intermediaries.
The breakdown of NIB lending into sectors is shown in the graph below:
|Energy & environment||36%|
|Industries & services||20%|
|Infrastructure, transport & telecom||27%|
|Financial institutions & SMEs||17%|
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
A loan to the Finnish Wärtsilä Corporation will finance its expansion into hydro-industrial services and strengthen its digital product portfolio.
16 Feb 2017