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Cases and feature stories

Cases and feature stories

Latvian Railway opens second track on east–west link

25 Feb 2015

A second track on the Skriveri–Krustpils section corridor will increase the safety and double the throughput capacity of the east–west railway in Latvia.

Isavia CEO: Iceland airport expansion signals brighter future

9 Feb 2015

Iceland is investing in the capacity of its main international airport. Expanding the infrastructure signals growth in key economic sectors, says Bjorn Oli Hauksson, CEO of Isavia.

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.

GN Store Nord: We make life sound better

29 Jan 2015

“Our R&D never stops. There is still a lot to do on the hearing aids”, says Michael Bjergby of GN, a Denmark-based global leader in hearing aids and accessories. With a EUR 75 million loan, NIB is co-financing the company’s R&D investment.

Johanneberg: Science of modelling a smart city

19 Jan 2015

Expanding Gothenburg's Johanneberg Science Park will not only offer space for new hi-tech start-ups, but bring industry closer to science and universities, says Sven-Erik Adolfsson, Managing Director of Chalmersfastigheter AB.

Klaipeda LNG terminal: Competition adds energy security

8 Dec 2014 The 160,000 cubic metres Golar Seal tanker delivered Lithuania's first ever LNG cargo on 28 October. Photo: Algirdas Kubaitis

Lithuania's new natural gas terminal will increase competition and energy security in the Baltic countries. Official operations started 3 December.

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania 10-year owners at NIB

5 Dec 2014

The enlargement has strengthened cooperation in our region. There is a lot of sympathy among NIB's owners to support prosperity in the Baltic countries", says Pentti Pikkarainen, Chairman of NIB's Board of Directors.

Järvenpää: From health centre to wellbeing campus

4 Dec 2014 Järvenpää's new health center

The vision of the new health centre in the Finnish town of Järvenpää is to become a “wellbeing campus” for all ages. The innovative solution may become an anchor for new services to enter the local market.

NIB helps to meet demand for long-term SME financing

1 Dec 2014

SMEs employ two thirds of all employees in the Nordic-Baltic region and contribute a similar share of the added value produced. This is precisely why long-term lending to SMEs is a priority at NIB.

Green bonds: Money that improves the environment

28 Nov 2014

In the past three years, 14 projects have been financed with the proceeds of the NIB Environmental Bonds. The total emission reduction impact of these projects is equivalent to 265,550 tonnes of CO2.



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