NIB Nordic Investment Bank


16 Jun 2017

NIB funds construction of Lidl’s new warehouse in Finland

Photo: Lidl.

NIB and Lidl Suomi Ky have signed a loan agreement of EUR 70 million to finance the construction of a new warehouse in Järvenpää and investments in new Lidl stores in Finland.

The ten-year maturity loan will co-fund Lidl’s new warehouse in Järvenpää, Finland, which will significantly increase the discounter’s storage capacity.

The Järvenpää warehouse will be certified in accordance with the “Excellent” standard under the BREEAM certification method for environmental buildings, and will be equipped with solar panels and an advanced automation system for cooling and heating.

Further, as part of its expansion strategy, Lidl is planning to open up to ten new stores in Finland during 2017.

Lidl is an international discount supermarket chain with approximately 10,000 stores in 27 European countries. In Finland, Lidl currently operates over 160 branches and employs about 5,200 people. The chain is part of the Germany-based Schwarz Group.

NIB is an international financial institution owned by eight member countries: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. The Bank finances private and public projects in and outside the member countries. NIB has the highest possible credit rating, AAA/Aaa, with the leading rating agencies Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s.

For further information, please contact

Mr Nicolas Audibert, Director, Origination, at +358 10 618 0689,

Ms Lisa-Maria Altenberger, Communications Unit, at +358 10 618 0234,

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