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Virtual Bank Account Cash Balancing

Concentrate cash across separate treasury sub-accounts in real time, centralising all incoming transactions received on subsidiary accounts to a cash pool header account. Regain accurate and up-to-date visibility of total cash flow and liquidity across all VBAs, while maintaining control of individual transactions at the sub-account level.

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Real-time liquidity & cash flow overview

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Automatically transferincoming payments from
virtual sub-accounts to a
centralised cash pool header
account in real time.
Easily track and schedule
outgoing transactions from
subsidiary accounts by
pre-funding payments from
a cash pool header account.
Concentrate cash through
VBAs at a local level or via
cross border sub-accounts
to simplify reconciliation


Concentrated corporate cash flow across VBAs

Real-time cash consolidation

Automatically transfer incoming payments from separate sub-accounts to a header
current account in real time, facilitating immediate consolidation of cash flow at a
corporate level.

Pre-funded outgoing transactions

Use one cash pool header account to pre-fund outgoing transactions sent from individual
subsidiary accounts. Maintain one cash position for incoming and outgoing payments
across individual sub-accounts, while limiting idle cash flow.

Transaction-level cash flow management

Physically transfer liquidity from sub-accounts to a cash pool header account based on the
payments and transactions booked for individual accounts. Rather than end-of-day cash
pooling, move cash on a transaction–by–transaction basis to provide an up-to-date
overview of funds.

Domestic or cross border reconciliation

Consolidate funds in domestic markets or via cross border VBAs in the same currency as
the header account. Maintain accurate and real-time visibility of corporate cash flow and
individual transactions, whether locally or internationally.

Efficient fund allocation with simplified reconciliation

Improved liquidity management

By consolidating funds from multiple VBAs into one header account as transactions and
payments are made, organisations can ensure accurate cash flow visibility at all times,
ultimately improving liquidity management and timely decision-making.

Clear overview of cash balances

Track funds accurately, identify cash surpluses or deficits, and optimise cash utilisation by
maintaining a clear overview of cash balances across different VBAs. Move funds to
individual VBAs as needed, backed by real-time visibility of cash flow data.

Increased efficieny in reconciliation

Improve efficiencies in reconciliation by streamlining the processes of tracking and tracing
payments through individual VBAs. Facilitate pre-funded outgoing transactions to limit idle
cash flow and maintain one cash position through a centralised header account.

ING Virtual Bank Account Cash Balancing at a glance

  • Real-time sweep of incoming payments into a single header account
  • Pre-funded outgoing transactions from individual accounts, sent from one cashpool header account
  • Zero overnight balances
  • No debit/credit interest or overdraft/intraday limits
  • IBANs recognised in the local clearing
  • Select single or multi-entity structures to suit your organisation
  • Hold VBAs in the same currency as the header account
  • Choose local or cross border transfers depending on your corporate structure

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ING offers customised cash and liquidity management solutions to suit your organisational needs

We currently serve corporate clients and financial institutions in over 35 countries, pairing local and global insight with sector knowledge and financial expertise to provide greater cash flow control, visibility, and efficiencies for our customers.

Learn how to optimise your cash balancing real-time with Virtual Bank Accounts

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