About us

Kommunalbanken Norway (KBN) finances important welfare services through providing credit to the local authorities in Norway. KBN is defined as a state instrumentality, having a public policy mandate from the central government to provide low cost financing to the Norwegian local government sector.

KBN's lending to the local government sector is funded by issuing securities in the international capital markets maintaining the highest possible credit rating. KBN is a wholly owned state company.