16 Mar 2016

NIB provides SME facility to Denmark’s Arbejdernes Landsbank

NIB and Denmark’s A/S Arbejdernes Landsbank have agreed on a five-year financing facility, totalling EUR 50 million, for financing environmental projects and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

The facility is earmarked for SME investments made by owner-managed companies in various industries and environmental projects, such as energy efficiency investments and wind turbines.

“NIB welcomes Arbejdernes Landsbank as a new customer and sees this new partnership as an important step in reaching out to smaller businesses in Denmark, the backbone of the country’s economy”, says Henrik Normann, NIB President & CEO.

Founded in 1919, Arbejdernes Landsbank is Denmark’s seventh largest bank. It is a full service retail bank with approximately 250,000 customers, mainly private and SMEs, in most regions of the country.

NIB is an international financial institution owned by eight member countries: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. The Bank finances private and public projects in and outside the member countries. NIB has the highest possible credit rating, AAA/Aaa, with the leading rating agencies Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s.

For further information, please contact
Ms Sari Cabell, Senior Manager Origination, at +358 10 618 0519,

Mr Dimitrijs Alehins, Senior Communications Specialist, at +358 10 618 0296,