NIB Nordic Investment Bank


Norway. SG Finans AS

Date of loan: 23 Nov 2016
Country: Norway
Customer: SG Finans AS
Amount in EUR: EUR 150 million
Maturity: 5 years
NACE sector / loan type: Loan programme


Financial institutions and SMEs


Arctic Financing Facility (read more): 17%


The funds under this loan programme will be onlent to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Norway for the purpose of financing equipment leasing. Up to EUR 25 million of the facility is earmarked for SME projects in the country’s Arctic areas.

Owned by the bank Société Générale, SG Finans is a major equipment leasing and factoring provider in Scandinavia. It has 55,000 clients and 91,000 contracts in its portfolio, mostly in financing equipment in the construction, high-tech and manufacturing industries as well as aviation in Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

The loan programme is guaranteed by the parent bank, Société Générale.

Fulfilment of NIB's mandate

Eligible projects should conform to NIB’s criteria for SMEs. It is likely that the same type of equipment that has been financed under NIB’s previous loan will also be financed under the new facility.

Sustainability summary

Projects to be financed through a financial intermediary must fulfil the sustainability requirements defined in NIB’s Sustainability Policy and Guidelines.

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