NIB Nordic Investment Bank

Cases and feature stories

Cases and feature stories

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.

Avinor to uncork Flesland bottleneck

2 Jun 2015

To alleviate the pressure of the growing air traffic on Bargen airport, Norwegian Avinor is building a new terminal with enough capacity for ten million passengers a year, almost twice the current capacity.

Railway infrastructure: Bringing regions together

1 Jun 2015

International financing makes up a substantial part of investments in railway infrastructure. In the past five years, the bank’s long-term financing of railway projects reached EUR 1 billion.

Lithuania invests in a better quality of life

4 May 2015

In Lithuania, houses built before 1990 are generally not energy efficient; running them costs taxpayers tens of millions of euros every year. NIB helps the country to continue renovating ageing buildings.

Valmet: a powerhouse of Finnish bioeconomy

4 May 2015

“Customers’ demands for higher productivity and eco-efficiency are the main drivers behind Valmet’s R&D programme”, says Jouko Yli-Kauppila, Vice President of Intellectual Property Rights at Valmet.

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.

Swedish Space Corporation: An arctic gateway to space

23 Apr 2015

“When it’s finalised, Esrange will be the most advanced space centre in Europe with cutting edge technology”, says Åse Lagerqvist, Vice President of Swedish Space Corporation. The NIB Newsletter visited the site.

Ring Road III: Safer traffic in larger Helsinki

22 Apr 2015

Ring Road III, the busiest highways in Finland, is being developed in order to improve the safety of the traffic. In the five past years, the city of Vantaa has received two loans from NIB for this project, totalling EUR 94 million.

NIB concludes a strategy review: More flexibility in lending

10 Mar 2015

The present business model remains the foundation for NIB's operations whereas lending will be broadened to increase flexibility and stay relevant for the Nordic and Baltic countries.

Optia: Demand for loan programmes surprisingly high

3 Mar 2015

The demand for SME financing to increase production capacities is strong in Finland, and a NIB loan enables well-planned investments, says Kalevi Hilli, head of Säästöpankki Optia.



NIB finances construction of undersea tunnels in western Norway

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

NIB finances the expansion of Copenhagen Airport

A loan to Copenhagen Airports A/S will finance capacity investments and expansion projects at Denmark's largest airport.

19 Dec 2017

Nordic-financed wastewater treatment plant opens in Petrozavodsk, Russia

On 19 December, the city of Petrozavodsk and its water utility PKS inaugurated an upgraded wastewater treatment plant on the shore of Lake Onega.

19 Dec 2017