NIB Nordic Investment Bank

Cases and feature stories

Cases and feature stories

Category: Treasury

NIB Environmental Bonds: How we select and evaluate projects

18 Jan 2016

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.

As funding year rounding off, NIB gearing up for 2016

4 Dec 2015

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.

NIB Environmental Bond issuance likely to double in coming years

16 Nov 2015

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.

Successful second USD benchmark issue

30 Sep 2015

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.

Inaugural EUR-denominated environmental benchmark

29 Sep 2015

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 & Poor’s upgrades NIB’s financial profile

7 Sep 2015

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.

NIB at Folkemødet: Green bonds contribute to climate friendly investments

12 Jun 2015

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.

Discuss green bonds with NIB at Folkemødet

8 Jun 2015

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.

Funding in early 2015: Global appeal

30 Apr 2015

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.

NIB targets EUR 3.5 billion funding in 2015

2 Feb 2015

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.



NIB finances new motorway connection in western Norway

A loan to Bergen–Os Bompengeselskap AS will finance the construction of a new section of the E39 motorway in Hordaland County.

15 Mar 2018

NIB finances construction of a new dairy in Bergen, Norway

NIB has provided a loan agreement of NOK 400 million to the Norwegian dairy company Tine.

14 Mar 2018

NIB in 2017: Stable profit on expanding loan stock

In 2017, NIB continued to expand its lending operations. Loans aimed at improving productivity supported investments in R&D, infrastructure and energy. On the environmental side, the focus was on wastewater treatment.

13 Mar 2018