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Mitigate your risks

Any corporate that operates internationally must manage exposure to risk. At ING, our Financial Markets Global Corporate Sales Team provides customised hedging solutions so that our corporate clients can mitigate risk and enhance the predictability of their cash flow. Our team of nearly 80 professionals worldwide work closely with product specialists who have an in-depth knowledge on specific asset classes. We are keen to discuss your points of interest to develop a preferred hedging strategy.

Foreign exchange risk management: tailored solutions that fit your underlying FX exposure, risk profiles and views.

Interest rate risk management: optimising fixed/floating and/or debt currency mix and pre-hedging or new issue swap solutions as part of risk management.

Commodity hedging: as a leading commodity hedge provider, we support the entire value chain.

Hedging solutions

In addition to these three principal risks, we can also offer hedging solutions for inflation, credit and equity derivatives. We are always fully aligned with our corporate clients, transaction services and the sector approach. Our award-winning multi-asset risk analysis tool is tailored to provide corporates a quantitative angle to all your hedging policy discussions.

We also offer an InsideBusiness Financial Markets module: easily and securely initiate all your foreign exchange and money market transactions at real time rates.

Global Financial Markets Platform

Our global presence through ING’s Global Financial Markets Platform enables us to build and sustain our profitable franchise with integrity, deliver the highest level of service to our clients, and support our employees and the communities in which we live and work. The advantages of our platform are:

  • 24 hour financial market coverage through an extensive global network that links 29 local dealing rooms.
  • Clients have access to more than 60 securities markets.
  • Extensive quoting capabilities via voice and platform trading.
  • Research analysts who can provide ad hoc market commentary, including fundamental and technical analysis as well as market updates from the trading desk.

Award-winning research team

Our research team has been recognised repeatedly by renowned international financial market publications. We are active across sectors, countries and markets and have an in-depth knowledge of emerging markets in particular, and we provide you with daily commentary on breaking global economic developments. Our own monthly online publications will provide you with the most reliable updates on global market trends:

  • FX TalkING - monthly update on FX trades and trends with recommendations for developed and emerging currencies
  • Monthly Economic Update - economic outlook on major economies including global forecasts
  • Fixed/Float Monitor - monthly update on trends in USD and EUR rates, along with forecasts and cheap/rich analysis

Hedge coordination services

Our hedge coordination services provide a one-stop solution for structuring and execution. ING’s established lending franchise puts us at the forefront of hedge coordination for term loans and project financing. Thanks to our strong sector expertise, we have strong capabilities in offering very tailor-made solutions to pre-hedge market risks for mergers and acquisitions and project finance, called deal contingent hedging. We have often acted as a sole or joint hedge coordinator on hedging programmes in the multi-billions.

Regulations and terminology for Financial Markets 

When we reach out to you about Financial Markets derivatives, we will ask you to provide regulatory information regarding MiFID, EMIR etc. In case you are not familiar with these regulatory concepts, this video below can help you understand better. 

Foreign Exchange

Foreign exchange derivative products to help clients mitigate current and future foreign currency exposures.

Interest rates

Financial instruments to assist you in optimising your hedging objectives.


Hedging solutions to protect your revenue and your corporation from unexpected costs.

Inflationary risk

Tailored hedging strategies to mitigate and or manage your inflationary exposure.

Equity risk

Customised solutions taking not only exposure into account, but also each company’s risk profile and overall view.

Why partner with us

Our purpose is to empower people to stay a step ahead in life and in business. So whatever your financial needs, whether you are looking to expand and want strategic advice, or just want to make your day-to-day banking more efficient, we are here to support your business ambitions.

  • Serving corporate clients and financial institutions in over 35 countries.
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