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Cases and feature stories

Cases and feature stories

NEFCO: 25 years of supporting Nordic cleantech

19 Apr 2016

NEFCO is celebrating its 25th anniversary. A seminar arranged to commemorate the milestone occasion gathered experts in green growth and representatives from the Nordic cleantech community.

Arbejdernes Landsbank: Gearing up for a leap

18 Apr 2016

Arbejdernes, 'Danes' preferred bank' for the seventh year in a row, is eyeing more corporate customers. Before the bank turns hundred years old in 2019, their weight in lending should almost threefold.

E18 in the Nordics: Moving at different speeds

13 Apr 2016 E18

While for the purpose of traffic safety, the speed limit is being reduced on some stretches of E18 in Sweden, Finland is set to launch its fully upgraded part of the motorway in 2017.

NIB’s funding for 2016 on track

3 Mar 2016

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.

Litgrid: Baltic energy ring is now complete

8 Feb 2016

“Today we can say that 2015 was a breakthrough for Lithuania's energy independence, both when it comes to gas supply and now also electrical power”, says Romas Švedas, a Lithuanian industry expert.

Finnfund: There is a global urgency for climate financing

22 Jan 2016

There is a global urgency to finance climate friendly investments. Both the expected capital increase and the financing we have received from NIB serve this purpose, says Jaakko Kangasniemi, CEO of Finnfund.

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 to advance lending to SMEs and mid-caps

16 Nov 2015

NIB is expanding its core product range to finance SMEs and mid-cap companies in its member countries. This revised strategy will bring in changes in the ways the Bank supports smaller businesses.

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.



NIB finances Boliden’s investment programme in northern Sweden

A loan to the Swedish mining and smelting company Boliden Mineral AB will finance investments at a copper mine and a smelter in northern Sweden.

14 Feb 2018

NIB finances new life science centre in Solna, Sweden

A loan to the Swedish real estate company Hemsö Fastighets AB will finance the construction of the “Patienten” life science centre for ophthalmology in Solna, Sweden.

5 Feb 2018

NIB agrees loan facility with Development Bank of Southern Africa

The new programme will help finance projects in countries of the Southern African Development Community. Eligible projects will involve Nordic–Baltic interests and conform to NIB's mandate.

2 Feb 2018