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Cases and feature stories

Cases and feature stories

UPM taps into renewable diesel

12 May 2014

Finnish forest industry company UPM-Kymmene Oyj is developing its business to create more with less. NIB is co-financing a refinery to produce renewable diesel made of crude tall oil residue from pulp mills.

NIB’s 5-year USD benchmark issue successfully placed

6 May 2014

Since the pricing, the benchmark has been marked as even more expensive by bond traders. This is not only a gain for existing investors, but also a reassurance for NIB that its credit quality is highly regarded by investors.

Landsvirkjun: New hydropower plant fills in for missing link

28 Apr 2014

Icelandic Landsvirkjun’s intention with Buðarháls, the sixth hydropower plant on the Þjórsá-Tungnaá river system, is to harness the river from top to bottom while leaving as small an environmental footprint as possible.

Tartu hospital: We hope researchers will like it here

6 Mar 2014

The University Hospital in Tartu, Estonia’s second largest city, is expanding. The investment will put the Tartu hospital on the international map as one of the most modern high-tech bases for medical education and research in the Nordic–Baltic region.

Head of Treasury: NIB’s bonds attract investors worldwide

27 Jan 2014

In 2014, NIB will continue offering quality and stability to investors. “NIB is active in many financial markets worldwide. This helps us keep our funding sources diversified,” says Lars Eibeholm, Head of NIB’s Treasury.

Sparbanken Nord: We gain a lot from cooperating around NIB goals

23 Jan 2014

The savings banks branch can gain a lot from cooperating around the goals such as improving competitiveness and the environment, says Erik Hägglöv, head of Sparbanken Nord in Sweden.

NIB lending to SMEs to boost productivity and competitiveness

16 Jan 2014

SMEs employ 2/3 of all employees in the region and contribute a similar share of the added value produced. This is precisely why lending to SMEs should be a priority for the Bank, says NIB President Henrik Normann.

Rail Baltica: it's not a question of if, but when

16 Dec 2013

A thousand-kilometre high-speed link between Tallinn and Warsaw that has for twenty years been just a distant ambitious idea is finally taking shape.

Latvenergo: Latvia becomes self-sufficient in power generation

13 Dec 2013

NIB’s long-standing customer, the Latvian power company A/S Latvenergo, has launched the second power generating unit of its largest combined heat and power plant TEC-2.

Sustainable heat production a top priority

9 Dec 2013

Investments in the district heating sector with NIB financing, exceeding EUR 1 billion, have been implemented in the Nordic and Baltic region as well as other countries in recent years.



NIB lends for municipal investments in Tartu, Estonia

A loan to the City of Tartu will finance municipal investments in road infrastructure and education institutions.

30 Nov 2017

NIB and Volvofinans Bank sign new loan programme for SMEs in Sweden

A loan facility with Volvofinans Bank AB will finance the acquisition of commercial vehicles for SMEs and small mid-caps in Sweden.

27 Nov 2017

NIB lends to transmission lines in Iceland

A ten-year loans to Icelandic Landsnet is earmarked for expanding and strengthening the electricity network in Iceland.

23 Nov 2017