A loan to the Finnish dairy company Valio Ltd. will finance the company’s research programme in 2016–2020.
The report presents the results of the NIB Environmental Bond programme in 2016. It is available in print and online.
A loan to the Finnish Wärtsilä Corporation will finance its expansion into hydro-industrial services and strengthen its digital product portfolio.
A loan to Össur, an Icelandic developer of orthopaedic solutions, will finance in part the company’s R&D programme during 2016–2019 and to re-finance the acquisition of Touch Bionics.
A 20-year loan to upgrade the district heating system in Sävsjö, southern Sweden.
On 24 January, NIB priced a new 5-year global USD 1.25 billion bond, the Bank’s first public benchmark of 2017. The final high-quality order book was oversubscribed and with over 50 investors participating.
In 2017, NIB is participating as observer to an expert group set up to provide recommendations for the European Commission on sustainable finance.
The facility will finance SME and small mid-cap investments in a broad range of sectors in southern Sweden.
NIB starts disclosing its purchases of green bonds. First eight transactions have been published on the Bank’s website.
A 15-year loan with NTE to co-finance the roll-out of an advanced metering system (AMS) and upgrades to the electricity networks in Nord-Trøndelag County, Norway.