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Cases and feature stories

Cases and feature stories

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.

Keeping NIB relevant: Good demand for long-term loans

24 Nov 2014

The Nordic–Baltic investment climate is slightly improving and NIB sees good demand for its long-term loans, says Thomas Wrangdahl, First Vice-President and Head of Lending at NIB.

Oulu: SMEs drivers for future growth

13 Oct 2014 City of Oulu

Northern Finland’s most populous city, Oulu, is currently facing enormous challenges. But the local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can be the driving force of the new era.

Head of funding: Market welcomes our USD 500m environmental benchmark

10 Oct 2014

We believe that our green benchmark's success proves there is substantial demand for environmental bonds, says Jens Hellerup, Head of Funding and Investor Relations at NIB, in this interview.

NIB’s funding in autumn 2014—focus on green bonds

8 Sep 2014

In the second half of the year, NIB will be eyeing the green bond market. “We are gearing up to expand our green program this autumn”, says Lars Eibeholm, Vice-President and Head of Treasury at NIB, in this interview.



NIB and Sparebank 1 SR-Bank open new SME facility in Norway

NIB and Sparebank 1 SR-Bank have signed their second loan facility for Norwegian SMEs and small mid-caps.

20 Oct 2017

NIB finances increased hydropower capacity in Norway

A new loan to Nord-Trønderlag Elektrisitetsverk will finance three hydropower projects in mid-Norway.

18 Oct 2017

NIB and SpareBank 1 Østlandet open SME loan facility in Norway

The funds under a new loan programme will be onlent for SME investments as well as for environmental projects in eastern Norway.

17 Oct 2017