NIB Nordic Investment Bank

Sectors

Sectors

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:

Summary of business strategy for energy (238 KB)

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:

 

Loans agreed in Jan-Dec 2016

By business areas
Sectors
Energy & environment 36%
Industries & services 20%
Infrastructure, transport & telecom 27%
Financial institutions & SMEs 17%

 

Links
Annual Report, Lending

 
  • AR2016

News

NIB finances improved wastewater treatment in central Finland

A 25-year loan is earmarked for refurbishing and expanding the capacity of the Nenäinniemi wastewater treatment plant in central Finland.

27 Mar 2017

NIB funds dairy and nutrition science research in Finland

A loan to the Finnish dairy company Valio Ltd. will finance the company’s research programme in 2016–2020.

28 Feb 2017

NIB finances Wärtsilä’s acquisition of Eniram and American Hydro

A loan to the Finnish Wärtsilä Corporation will finance its expansion into hydro-industrial services and strengthen its digital product portfolio.

16 Feb 2017


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