The Bank's Funding team invited investors in its environmental bonds to visit projects they help finance. Read a report on NIB's second annual Green Investor event.
“The Green Bond Principles help to define the key role debt markets can play in funding environmentally friendly projects and support issuers in transitioning their business model towards greater sustainability", says Jens Hellerup, Head of Funding & Investor Relations at NIB.
The Kauri market's turning ten. For NIB, the market's second largest issuer, the past decade was an opportunity to diversify its investor portfolio and - plant trees! NIB's bonds have added 600 young kauris in a forest near Auckland.
In line with previous years, NIB’s strategy is to complete one to three global benchmarks, complemented by public and private issues to maintain a diversified portfolio of currencies and a global investor base.
The year 2016 has proven to be a record-breaking one for NIB. The total amount of funding raised by NIB is reaching EUR 6.5 billion, which is the largest volume ever.
The Funding team from NIB recently invited investors in its environmental bonds to visit projects they helped finance.
Since 2011, NIB has become a regular issuer of environmental bonds. This year the Bank has decided to run as a candidate for the Executive Committee of the Green Bond Principles.
NIB is introducing a new financing product. Thomas Wrangdahl, Head of Lending, and Lars Eibeholm, Head of Treasury, explain what NIB is set to achieve and how it will be realised.
The Bank expects to raise approx. EUR 5 billion in new funding this year, and plans two or three global benchmarks as well as smaller public and private deals to maintain a diversified investor base and a mix of currencies.
Once a loan project has been identified, the Bank's Sustainability & Mandate Unit is the first to be involved in assessing the project's potential impact. Read an interview with Magnus Andersson, Senior Environmental Analyst at NIB.
A seven-year maturity loan agreement to finance Husqvarna AB's R&D investments 2017–2019.
5 Jan 2018
The Bank's five-year NZD 400 million transaction has become inaugural in the New Zealand bond market this year.
5 Jan 2018
A loan to the Swedish telecom company Ericsson will finance a research programme for the development of 5G mobile technology.
22 Dec 2017
Husqvarna AB (Sweden) (29 Dec 2017)
Swedavia AB (Sweden) (21 Dec 2017)