Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V.

Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. (“NWB Bank”) provides bespoke short-term and long-term finance arrangements to the Dutch public sector, including local authorities, such as water boards, municipal and provincial authorities, as well as government-backed institutions. NWB Bank also serves societal organisations, such as institutions engaged in social housing, healthcare, education and activities related to water and the environment.

Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. is rated by Moody's. Long-term credit rating assigned to the bank by Moody's is Aaa (prime). Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. participates in deposit guarantee scheme of the Netherlands. This scheme covers accounts up to 100 000 EUR per bank per depositor.

Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. is headquartered in S-Gravenhage.

P.O. Box 580, 2501 CN, s-Gravenhage, Netherlands

Credit Ratings (as of Apr 2016)

Fitch Moody's
- (not rated) Aaa (prime)

Credit Rating is an opinion of a credit rating agency about credit worthiness of a company or a government. Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. is rated by Moody's.

Credit ratings assigned to Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. as of April 2016 are shown in details in the following sections.


Long-term rating for Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. it is set to Aaa (prime). Long-term bank deposit rating is Aaa (prime). Bank financial strength rating is a1. Short-term rating is not assigned.

Long-Term Rating  Aaa
Long-Term Bank Deposit Rating  Aaa
Bank Financial Strength Rating  a1
Short-Term Rating  -
Outlook  stable

Outlook for the ratings of Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. is set to stable (not likely to change).

Deposit Guarantee

Deposit Guarantee
Yes (up to 100 000 EUR per depositor)

Deposit Guarantee Schemes compensate certain deposits held by depositors of a bank that becomes unable to meet its obligations.

All credit institutions operating in the Netherlands are obliged to participate in the Netherlands' deposit guarantee scheme.

In the case of Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. failure, eligible depositors having covered accounts in this bank will be paid out the following compensation:

Eligible Depositors  private individuals, small companies
Covered Accounts  nearly every payment or savings account, current account or term deposit is covered
Maximum Protected Amount  100 000 EUR
Paid In Currency  EUR

Further Information


BIC (Business Identifier Code, also known as SWIFT code or SWIFT BIC) is a the mostly used international identifier of financial institutions. SWIFT is the registration authority for BICs. BICs are used in financial transactions, client and counterparty data bases, compliance documents and many others.

A BIC consists of eight or eleven characters, comprising a financial institution code (four characters), a country code (two characters), a location code (two characters) and, optionally, a branch code (three characters).

BIC of Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. and its components are shown in the table below.

Bank BIC Code  NWAB
Country Code  NL (Netherlands)
Location Code  2G
Branch Code  -


MFI ID (Monetary Financial Institution Identifier) is a code, unique to each institution in the MFI list provided by ECB (European Central Bank). MFI ID is hence applicable to MFIs resident in the European Union.

The code is alphanumerical, with the first two digits representing the two-digit ISO code for the country of residence of the MFI and the remaining number of digits (no limit has been specified) is any combination of alphanumerical characters.

MFI ID of Nederlandse Waterschapsbank N.V. is shown in the table below.