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Business in focus

New director to coordinate regional transport initiatives

With its new director in place today, the new Northern Dimension Partnership on Transport and Logistics moves from vision to practice. Interview with Oddgeir Danielsen.

Oddgeir Danielsen, photo: Pamela Schönberg 

Helsinki University Library: breaking the mould

Incorporating environmental design and user-friendly facilities, the University of Helsinki is set to break the mould as the new central campus library opens for use in 2012. NIB is financing the construction project.

Facade. Visualisation University of Helsinki Fund

NIB and Black Sea Trade and Development Bank: cooperation for a cleaner region

Cooperation between NIB and the Black Sea Trade and Development Bank has evolved over the past seven years. The recent environmental loan programme has confirmed the bank's place as one of NIB's preferred partners in non-member countries.

Eolica Bulgaria wind farm, financed under a NIB loan programme to BSTDB (Photo: BSTDB)

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NIB finances Cargotec's acquisition of Navis

A loan to Cargotec Corporation is earmarked to finance the acquisition of the terminal operating systems provider Navis. This acquisition will help Cargotec strengthen its ability to provide comprehensive solutions for terminals.


NIB finances Swedish Bonnier's printing press modernisation

Bonnier AB is investing in a new, highly automated press line. The modern newsprint machinery will replace two older printing presses at the company's printing plant near Stockholm. 


NIB facility with Gazprombank to promote energy efficiency in Russia

A loan programme extended to Russian Gazprombank will be used for improving energy efficiency in Russia's industries. At least 70% of the NIB-provided funds will be onlent to energy-efficiency projects. 


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Funding news

Funding highlights 

Facts and figures about NIB's funding activities. See also funding transactions.

Capital markets
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Interviews and opinions

Johnny Åkerholm on a recipe for economic success for the Nordic Baltic region

Most of the factors that supported the growth in the past 20 years will not play the same role in the next 20 years. Johnny Åkerholm on the challenges the Nordic Baltic region is facing.

Johnny Åkerholm, photo Eero Kousmanen

NB8: on benefits and challenges of the Nordic Baltic regional integration

What are the benefits of integration between the Nordic and Baltic countries and what are the challenges? The NIB Newsletter asked these questions to the panellists of the NB8 seminar arranged in Helsinki in late August 2011.

NB8 panel, photo Eero Kousmanen

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Agreed loans

6 Sep 2011

Cargotec Corporation. Transport, logistics and communication

30 Aug 2011

YES Bank Limited. Financial intermediaries

26 Aug 2011

Bonnier AB. Environment

25 Aug 2011

Gazprombank. Environment; financial intermediaries

24 Aug 2011

SEB Leasing Oy. Transport, logistics and communications

23 Aug 2011

Nortura SA. Environment

23 Jun 2011

Lantmännen ekonomisk förening. Environment

22 Jun 2011

Oulun Energia Oy. Environment

20 Jun 2011

Pohjola Bank plc. Environment

20 Jun 2011

The University of Helsinki Fund. Environment; innovation

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Publications and events

16 Sep 2011

NIB at conference "Smart Growth. Green Solutions" in Tallinn, Estonia 

11 Oct 2011

Publication of January-August results
24 - 26 Oct 2011 NIB at Baltic Development Forum Summit in Gdansk, Poland