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, '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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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
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
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