NIB debate at Folkemødet

Discuss green bonds with us on 12 June

On Friday, 12 June, you are welcome to take part in a panel debate discussing "How capital markets can contribute to sustainable, green economies?" The debate is part of Denmark’s Folkemødet, “People Meeting”, and is arranged in cooperation with the Nordic Council and the Nordic Council of Ministers in the town of Allinge on the Danish island of Bornholm.



People Meeting, Folkemødet, on Bornholm, Denmark

The People Meeting is an annual political festival that gathers political leaders, civil society organisations, business and the media to debate current political, social and economic issues.

Read more about the event here

Ole-Petter Langeland


Green bonds: demand for ethical investment on the rise

Swedish investors are among the committed pioneers of green bonds. To find out why and get an institutional investor’s view of this investment product, the NIB Newsletter interviewed Ole-Petter Langeland, an asset management expert from Sweden’s Second AP Fund (AP2).



Interim financial results


NIB in Jan-Apr 2015: Stable profit despite pressure on rates

Despite the pressure on interest rates, in the first four months of the year the Bank’s net interest income and profit remained at essentially the same level year-on-year. NIB's financial results for January-April 2015 are now available on the website.

Download NIB's financial results Jan-Apr 2015



NIB’s Governors approve dividend on 2014 annual results

At its annual meeting, the Bank’s Board of Governors approved NIB's annual accounts for 2014 and the payment of EUR 55 million as dividends to the member countries. The Board also assessed that the Bank’s capital situation is robust and that it supports the new initiatives outlined in the recently concluded strategy review.

Antti Rinne


Chairman of the Board of Governors: NIB's fundamentals are solid

The Nordic and Baltic countries welcome the outcome of NIB's strategy review which shows that the fundamentals of the Bank are solid, says Antti Rinne, Chairman of the Bank’s Board of Governors (until 29 May 2015).



Bergen airport


Avinor to uncork Flesland bottleneck

Traffic growth at Bergen airport in Norway has been strong in the past decade. To alleviate the pressure, the airport operator Avinor is now building a new terminal with enough capacity for ten million passengers a year, almost twice the current capacity.

E18 Vaalimaa


NIB finances E18 motorway extension in southern Finland

NIB's long-term loan is financing a 32-kilometre stretch of the international route E18 in southern Finland connecting the seaport of Turku via Helsinki to the Finnish–Russian border. Construction is scheduled to commence in summer 2015 and is expected to be completed in 2018.

Railway infrastructure


Railway infrastructure: Bringing regions together

“Railway infrastructure knows no national borders. Its development requires seeing the big picture,” says Tarja Kylänpää, Head of Infrastructure Group, Origination at NIB. In the past five years, the bank’s long-term financing of railway projects reached EUR 1 billion.

NDPTL Support Fund


NDPTL Support Fund projects published

First projects that have received grants from the Support Fund of the Northern Dimension Partnership on Transport and Logistics (NDPTL Support Fund) have now been published on NIB’s website.

NDPTL Support Fund: projects





Funding highlights

Monthly updated coverage of NIB's funding operations: funding targets, reports on transactions and graphs.

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Funding transactions


Agreed Loans

9 Jun 2015 Rovaseudun Markkinakiinteistöt Oy EUR 7.5 million Finland
9 Jun 2015 Tieyhtiö Vaalimaa Oy EUR 62 million Finland
29 May 2015 Avinor AS EUR 111 million Norway
22 May 2015 Chr. Hansen Holding A/S EUR 55 million Denmark
11 May 2015 Lyse AS EUR 113 million Norway

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