NIB Nordic Investment Bank

Nordic Investment Bank

Nordic Investment Bank

International financial institution of the Nordic and Baltic countries

NIB's vision is a prosperous and sustainable Nordic-Baltic region. NIB finances projects that improve competitiveness and the environment of the Nordic and Baltic countries.

To improve competitiveness of its member countries, the NIB-financed projects support productivity growth through

  • technical progress and innovation
  • development of human capital
  • improvements in infrastructure
  • increased market efficiency

In terms of the environment, NIB lends to projects that lead to

  • improved resource efficiency
  • development of a competitive low carbon economy
  • protection of the environment and its ecosystem services
  • development of clean technology

The Bank offers long-term loans and guarantees on competitive market terms to its clients in the private and public sectors. Projects considered for financing are viewed from a sustainable growth perspective.

NIB is an international financial institution owned by Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. The Bank has lending operations both in and outside its member countries.

NIB acquires the funds for its lending by borrowing on the international capital markets. NIB's bonds enjoy the highest possible credit rating. 

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News

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

NIB funds prosthetic and orthotic R&D in Iceland

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.

8 Feb 2017

NIB finances district heating system upgrades in Sävsjö, Sweden

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

1 Feb 2017


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