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NIB opens temporary lending facility to support liquidity

The Bank will temporarily increase its lending activities in response to the effects of the financial crisis in its member countries. The new NIB Refinancing Facility, of EUR 500 million, has been created for this purpose.


Johnny Åkerholm: NIB a reliable partner in good and bad times

"NIB has a strong position on the financial markets, and while we do not have the capacity to solve liquidity problems on a wide scale, we can use our position to act as a catalyst." says NIB President in this interview about the new Refinancing Facility. 

Johnny Åkerholm Photo: Evgenia Levin -

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Business in focus

NIB finances construction of E18 Koskenkylä-Kotka motorway

NIB has provided a loan totalling EUR 91 million for financing of the E18 Koskenkylä-Kotka motorway in Finland. The project comprises the construction and maintenance of 53 kilometres of motorway.

Visualisation: Liikennevirasto

NIB finances network upgrade for Danish Thy-Mors Energi

A loan to Thy-Mors Energi Elnet A/S will help replace overhead electricity lines with underground cables and upgrade transforming stations.  

Electric cables

Expanding Oslo Airport

Norway's Oslo Airport is expanding in order to meet a growing number of passengers. NIB is financing the expansion with the Bank's biggest loan to Norway ever.

Illustration: Team_T AS

NIB-financed 152-km motorway in Poland now in operation

The most modern motorway in Poland, the A1, now reaches from Gdansk to Torun. The inauguration of the final stretch this autumn represents a landmark for the country's road construction industry.

Gdansk Transport Company

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Funding news

NIB funding benefits from flight to quality

For the financial markets, 2011 turned to be very turbulent year. In the challenging environment NIB benefited from investors flight to quality and raised almost EUR 3 billion at favourable costs.

Funding highlights 

Capital markets
Treasury news

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Interviews and opinions

Pascal Gauthier: Our job is to assess projects' potential from NIB mandate point of view

The fact that the lending activity is geared to a specific purpose and mission was an attractive dimension for joining the Bank, says Pascal Gauthier, who recently joined NIB as Head of the Country and Competitiveness Analysis.

Pascal Gauthier, photo: Marjo Koivumäki

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Agreed loans

19 Dec 2011 Thy-Mors Energi Elnet A/S
8 Dec 2011 Fingrid Oyj
8 Dec 2011 Tieyhtiö Valtatie 7 Oy
1 Dec 2011 Municipality of Gävle
4 Nov 2011 Inter-American Investment Corporation
19 Oct 2011 Statnett SF

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Publications and events

Jan-Aug 2011

Financial results Jan-Aug 2011 (66 kB)

Nov 2011 NIB Bulletin, 2011 (2,197 kB)
12 Mar 2012 Publication of Annual Report 2011

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