NIB finances projects in various sectors, including, for example: investments in infrastructure, such as energy and transport; investments improving the environment; and large investments by the corporate sector such as in research and development, the improvement of manufacturing processes and the internationalisation of businesses.
NIB's four business areas are: energy and environment; infrastructure, transportation and telecom; industries and services; financial institutions and SMEs.
The Bank has developed a set of guiding principles for lending in the energy sector:
NIB channels financing to projects of small and medium-sized enterprises through intermediaries.
The breakdown of NIB lending into sectors is shown in the graph below:
|Energy & environment||13%|
|Industries & services||38%|
|Infrastructure, transport & telecom||37%|
|Financial institutions & SMEs||12%|
On 18 November, the Helsinki city transport operator HKL launched a 14-kilomtre extension of Helsinki metro line into the city of Espoo.
18 Nov 2017
A loan to the Norwegian regional utility Glitre Energi AS will finance the roll-out of an advanced smart metering system and regional and distribution power grid upgrades.
16 Nov 2017
A new facility, with a maturity of five years, will assist SMEs and small mid-caps in the acquisition of production equipment.
9 Nov 2017
Glitre Energi AS (Norway) (16 Nov 2017)
Deutsche Leasing Sverige AB (Sweden) (9 Nov 2017)