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News and publications

NIB finances improved wastewater treatment in central Finland

27 Mar 2017 Jyväskylän Seudun Puhdistamo

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

NIB in 2016: Lending up on strong public infrastructure demand

15 Mar 2017

In 2016, NIB increased its new lending to EUR 4.4 billion. While corporate investment remained subdued, the demand for long-term loans saw strong growth, particularly in the public sector.

NIB funds dairy and nutrition science research in Finland

28 Feb 2017 Valio Oy

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

NIB Environmental Bond report published

27 Feb 2017

The report presents the results of the NIB Environmental Bond programme in 2016. It is available in print and online.

Category A projects for disclosure

24 Feb 2017

In accordance with its Sustainability Policy and Guidelines, NIB publishes information on the E6 and E18 motorway projects in Norway. The information is available for 30 days starting from 24 February 2017.

NIB finances Wärtsilä’s acquisition of Eniram and American Hydro

16 Feb 2017 Wärtsilä

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

NIB funds prosthetic and orthotic R&D in Iceland

8 Feb 2017 Össur

A loan to Össur, an Icelandic developer of orthopaedic solutions, will finance in part the company’s R&D programme during 2016–2019 and to re-finance the acquisition of Touch Bionics.

NIB finances district heating system upgrades in Sävsjö, Sweden

1 Feb 2017 Axis Technologies

A 20-year loan to upgrade the district heating system in Sävsjö, southern Sweden.

NIB issues US Dollar five-year global benchmark

25 Jan 2017

On 24 January, NIB priced a new 5-year global USD 1.25 billion bond, the Bank’s first public benchmark of 2017. The final high-quality order book was oversubscribed and with over 50 investors participating.

NIB invited as observer to EU High-Level Expert Group on sustainable finance

19 Jan 2017

In 2017, NIB is participating as observer to an expert group set up to provide recommendations for the European Commission on sustainable finance.