NIB Nordic Investment Bank

News & publications

News and publications

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.

NIB launches SME loan facility with Sparbanken Skåne

23 Dec 2016

The facility will finance SME and small mid-cap investments in a broad range of sectors in southern Sweden.

NIB discloses green bond purchases

22 Dec 2016

NIB starts disclosing its purchases of green bonds. First eight transactions have been published on the Bank’s website.

NIB finances advanced metering system and electricity network upgrades in Norway

22 Dec 2016 Photo: NTE

A 15-year loan with NTE to co-finance the roll-out of an advanced metering system (AMS) and upgrades to the electricity networks in Nord-Trøndelag County, Norway.

NIB finances water infrastructure investments in Luleå, Sweden

22 Dec 2016 Uddebo wastewater treatment plant Photo: Per Petterson

A 15-year loan for water infrastructure works in one of Sweden’s fastest-growing economic areas.

NIB and Sparebanken Møre fund SME investments in western Norway

20 Dec 2016

The loan facility will finance SME and small mid-cap investments and environmental projects in the county of Møre og Romsdal in western Norway.