Celebrating human versatility

At ING, we believe successful client solutions are achieved by combining hard and soft skills. It is the versatility of people that is the real differentiator in banking: the personal commitment and dedication of our people and the vision and perseverance of our clients.

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Circular economy

The circular economy is an exciting and inspiring approach to create a new economy, a new way of consuming, using and producing products.

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Focus on our clients

Clients are at the heart of ING’s business. We have developed case studies to highlight how our unique collaborative approach results in partnerships with long-term benefits.

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The impact of new business models

This edition of our online magazine The View looks at the risks and opportunities created by new platforms and circular and sharing models.

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ING WB profile

ING Wholesale Banking meets your international needs with a local presence in 40 countries. Our global franchises serve a wide range of organisations, including corporates, multinational corporations, financial institutions, governments and supranational bodies.

ING awarded Benelux M&A Financial Adviser of the Year 2017

December, 2017

ING Corporate Finance was recognised as the best Benelux M&A Financial Adviser of the Year 2017 by Mergermarket.

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ING Wholesale Banking shapes future to support clients

November, 2017

On 21 November, ING Wholesale Banking announced a number of initiatives aimed at further enhancing client centricity, addressing clients’ daily challenges and their strategic needs.

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ING launches Zero-Knowledge Range Proof solution, a major addition to blockchain technology

November, 2017

On 16 November, ING announced the initial release of its Zero-Knowledge Range Proof solution - a specific ZKP that has been proven to be ten times more efficient than other ZKPs. This will help improve confidentiality in a public ledger at much lower operating costs.

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ING joins forces on blockchain-based platform for energy commodities sector

November, 2017

ING is again at the forefront of the blockchain technology. This time joining forces with banks and some of the largest energy companies and trading houses to create a blockchain-based digital platform that intends to modernise and transform energy commodities trading.

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ING launches ING Ventures: a EUR 300 million fintech fund

November, 2017

On 25 October, ING announced it has launched ING Ventures, a EUR 300 million fund aimed at investing in fintech companies to accelerate its pace of innovation, one of ING’s strategic priorities.

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3D printing: a threat to global trade

October, 2017

3D printing is a rising threat for world trade. According to a new ING report, world trade will be 23% lower in 2060 if the growth of investments in 3D printers continues at the current pace. If investments accelerate domestically printed goods could already wipe out 40% of world imports in 2040.

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ING opens up analysis to public

September, 2017

In response to growing demand from businesses, investors and consumers, ING has opened up access to its research with the launch of a new website, THINK. The website offers a wide range of topics for broad audiences, and prepares for MiFID II.

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ING part of UK’s first water sector green bond

August, 2017

28-8-2017 - ING was joint mandated lead arranger in the GBP250m bond for Anglian Water, the UK’s largest water company. Funds will be used to finance projects related to drought, resilience, energy efficiency, and water recycling.

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What a competition tells us about the circular economy

August, 2017

"In July, I was privileged to be asked to join a brainstorming session with the Amsterdam Economic Board. This regional advisory body works with businesses, government agencies and knowledge institutes to sustainably enhance the prosperity and wellbeing of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area, which has a population of more than 2.3 million people."

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Electric car threatens European car industry

July, 2017

A new report from ING says that path to a 100% electric car market will lead to more competition for European automakers. Read the article, download the report.

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ING wins four Extel Awards 2017

June, 2017

ING named best in the Benelux in Equity Research, Equity Sales, Trading/Execution and Company & Expert Meetings.

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The transformation of banking - Threats and opportunities of open banking

May, 2017

The world of payments is set to change immeasurably over the coming years as consumers demand value-added products and expect increased speeds of service, including true 24x7.

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ING Best Bank in Western Europe 2017

March, 2017

Global Finance magazine has announced its 24th annual awards for the World’s Best Banks. In the Western European region, ING has been selected as the Best Bank in Western Europe 2017 overall, as well as Best Bank in Belgium.

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ING named Global Bank of the Year by The Banker

December, 2016

ING has been awarded as the best bank in the world. This year, ING even won a total of four awards at ‘The Banker’s’ Best Bank Awards 2016. Besides Global Bank of the Year, ING was named Best Bank of the year 2016 in the Netherlands, in Belgium, and in Western Europe.

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ING introduces cross-border Virtual Cash Management

August, 2016

ING Wholesale Banking has launched Virtual Cash Management (VCM), a comprehensive digital cash management solution for corporates. VCM is designed to help treasury functions reach a next level of optimisation by facilitating centralised cash management with high cash visibility, access and control.

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