Nils E. Emilsson, NIB's First Vice President and Head of Lending, died on Sunday as a result of serious illness.
A secretariat for the new Northern Dimension Partnership on Transport and Logistics has been inaugurated at NIB in Helsinki.
NIB is financing a loan programme with Ringkjøbing Landbobank totalling DKK 150 million (EUR 20 million) for financing windmill investments in Jutland on the western coast of Denmark. The term of the loan is 10 years.
NIB has provided a EUR 33.5 million (DKK 250 million) loan to the Greenland Self Rule Government to finance the construction of a new hydropower station near Sisimiut, on the western coast of Greenland.
NIB President Johnny Åkerholm stresses the role of regional solutions in ensuring the competitiveness of Nordic countries in the future. According to him, the focus should now be on agreed initiatives and plans.
NIB has launched a SEK 1.5 billion fixed-rate benchmark transaction.
NIB and the Ministry of Finance of China have agreed on two new long-term loan programmes, the General LP and the Environmental LP, totalling together USD 200 million.
NIB has issued an AUD 325 million tranche to increase its 6% Kangaroo deal due 6 April 2015.
A new high-voltage power connection across the Gulf of Finland is a key to securing energy supply and sustainable development of the whole Baltic Sea region.