Newsletter April 2019



A balancing act: Airports facing pressure to grow and the need for sustainability

As air traffic continues to grow, the concern for its effect on the climate is increasing. The Swedish word “flygskam” or flying shame, which refers to people feeling embarrassed to use a mode of transport that runs on fossil fuel, is an expression coined recently to convey the unease we feel. This adds pressure on the aviation industry to be “greener” and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. What then, is the future of flying?

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NIB starts to report financial results quarterly

NIB starts to issue financial statements quarterly from 2019 and onwards to align its reporting with market practice and support the Bank’s investor relations. Until the end of 2018, NIB had issued interim management statements twice a year. On 26 April, NIB published an interim management statement for the first quarter of the year.

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5G: The growth engine for the Nordic and Baltic region

Even those who find themselves skimming over the telecommunications reports in the business pages will know by now that not only is 5G coming, it’s practically here.

"5G is not only a game changer, it’s a nation changer", says Tommi Uitto, President of Mobile Networks, Nokia. 

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Funding Highlights

Funding highlights

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Funding transactions


29 April 2019 Kommunfastigheter i Laholm AB EUR 13.4 million Sweden
9 Apr 2019 Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd. EUR 35.6 million Finland
9 Apr 2019 Hias IKS EUR 27.7 million Norway
5 Apr 2019 Chr. Hansen Holding A/S EUR 40 million Denmark
4 Apr 2019 Orkla ASA EUR 90 million Norway
1 Apr 2019 Deutsche Leasing Sverige AB EUR 6 million Sweden
28 Mar 2019 Entra ASA EUR 155 million Norway
27 Mar 2019 Keitele Timber Oy EUR 15 million Finland
14 Mar 2019 Sparebank 1 Østlandet EUR 102.26 million Norway


24 May 2019 Board of Governors meeting Written procedure
28 Aug 2019 Board of Directors meeting Helsinki
30 Aug 2019 NIB 1H 2019 financial statement Helsinki
3 Oct 2019 Board of Directors meeting Venue to be confirmed
31 Oct 2019 NIB 3Q 2019 interim management statement Helsinki

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