The total amount of new funding transactions has reached EUR 4.5 billion by early December. The Bank is developing a more extensive funding programme for 2016.
Fighting climate change is on the agenda for the fixed income markets. The green bond market is rapidly accelerating. It is about time to define standards. Read more in a column by NIB's Head of Treasury, Lars Eibeholm.
The Bank’s USD 1 billion global re-opened the USD market for supranational issuers following a three-week issuance moratorium due to the highly anticipated September meeting of the US Federal Reserve.
The NIB Environmental Bond programme continues to grow. In September, NIB was back in the EUR market with its first EUR-denominated environmental benchmark.
Standard and Poor’s has upgraded NIB's stand-alone credit profile from aa+ to aaa. "This means that NIB’s issuer credit rating doesn’t need any 'uplifting' from the callable capital”, explains Lars Eibeholm, Head of Treasury.
At a panel debate arranged by NIB at Denmark’s People Meeting on Bornholm, we asked the participants how the financial markets can contribute to green growth.
On Friday 12 June, you are welcome to take part in NIB's panel debate on green bonds arranged in cooperation with the Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers on the Danish island of Bornholm.
During the first quarter of the year, NIB carried out eight funding transactions and raised EUR 2.1 billion. The popularity of NIB’s annual USD benchmark shows that NIB’s name has global appeal.
In 2015, NIB expects to raise about EUR 3.5 billion. As in previous years, the timing of transactions and activities in different markets will play a crucial in for the success of the programme.
In the past three years, 14 projects have been financed with the proceeds of the NIB Environmental Bonds. The total emission reduction impact of these projects is equivalent to 265,550 tonnes of CO2.
A long-term loan agreement with the Swedish airport operator Swedavia AB will finance the construction of a new pier at Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
21 Dec 2017
NIB's loan will be used for the renovation of university buildings in Ukraine for better energy efficiency and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
21 Dec 2017
A loan to the Norwegian toll road company Ryfast AS will finance the construction of an undersea tunnel system in Rogaland County, Norway.
21 Dec 2017
Husqvarna AB (Sweden) (29 Dec 2017)
Swedavia AB (Sweden) (21 Dec 2017)