Award winning in Australia

ING Best Bank in the World 2017 (Global Finance)
ING Wholesale Banking in

Australia

With more than 26 years of consecutive annual economic growth, Australia has the distinction of having the longest period of recession-free growth among all developed countries in the world. It is also a trusted, reliable supplier of high-quality natural resources, food, education and tourism to the world. In this regard, Australia is the leading global producer of iron ore and gold, and one of the world’s largest LNG exporters. It also ranks high in global rankings for major agricultural commodities production, size of managed fund assets, popularity for students studying overseas and its international tourism market.

ING commenced coverage of wholesale banking clients in Australia in 1997. In 2013, our wholesale banking business was integrated with our retail banking business to form a singular banking presence. Today, we have more than AUD 57bn in lending assets and close to 1,400 staff members in Australia.

The wholesale banking team has dedicated resources on the ground, with expertise in sectors such as infrastructure, energy (oil & gas, utilities, power and renewables), real estate, food & agriculture and financial institutions.


Spotlight on Greater China

'Connecting Asia Pacific' eBook

With the promotion of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China’s outbound investment has grown rapidly. A key theme in the 1st issue of our 'Connecting Asia Pacific' eBook is BRI and its growth story.

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ING participates in Asia’s first social covered bond for Korea Housing Finance Corporation

November, 2018

ING and Korea Housing Finance Corporation (KHFC) have worked together to deliver the inaugural social covered bond in Asia. KHFC is a state-run enterprise responsible for enhancing the welfare of people and national economic development by supporting the Korean government’s housing welfare policy.

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ING arranges landmark PHP 1.06 bn green bond deal

October, 2018

Helping clients aiming to solve today’s environmental challenges, ING Bank recently arranged the first 10-year local currency green bond issuance from Southeast Asia, denominated in Philippine peso, for Sindicatum Renewables.

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ING joint green loan coordinator in Singapore’s first syndicated secured green loan

September, 2018

ING has acted as the joint green loan coordinator of the newly announced SGD 1.2 billion term loan to an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Frasers Property Limited. The net proceeds of this loan will be used to refinance existing loans relating to the development of Frasers Tower, a new 38-storey premium office and retail development.

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ING appoints Yuanyuan Liu as Beijing branch manager

August, 2018

ING Bank announced the appointment of Yuanyuan Liu as branch manager of ING Bank Beijing, effective 1 August 2018.

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ING urges PHL firms to adopt sustainable finance

August, 2018

With the battle against climate change now being waged on a global scale, sustainable finance emerges as one of the ways to go forward.

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ING committed to support green finance in China

May, 2018

ING sees great potential in sustainable finance as green bonds in China continue to achieve strong growth.

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A trade war is the number 1 risk for global markets

April, 2018

China has retaliated to US plans to impose tariffs on its goods. Stock markets have fallen after this tit-for-tat action. So, where are we and what's likely to happen next? Watch the video.

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Training not tariffs: How to protect US free trade victims

April, 2018

Instead of unleashing a trade war against China and criticising European trade policies, US workers would be better off if Trump adopted European-style labour policies, says ING's economist Raoul Leering.

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Trade Wars: Episode 1 – The Presidential Menace

April, 2018

Four scenarios for how trade wars could unfold and how costly a global trade war would be for major economies - as well as the implications for the US dollar and global risk sentiment.

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Unfair trade: Does President Trump have a point?

April, 2018

According to President Trump, the US trade deficit is the result of unfair trade policies by other countries. In his view, there isn't a level playing field between the US and many of its trading partners. Read ING's analysis.

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ING Sustainability Coordinator for Olam’s sustainability-linked loan

March, 2018

ING has acted as the Sustainability Coordinator of Olam International Limited’s USD 500m sustainability-linked revolving credit facility, which is linked to its sustainability programme.

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Asia: In search of low hanging fruit

February, 2018

Like the rest of the world, Asia expanded solidly last year while inflation was largely subdued. Will these trends continue in 2018 and beyond?

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Wilmar and ING collaborate on sustainable loan

November, 2017

ING has partnered Wilmar International Limited on its first sustainability performance-linked loan in Asia. Wilmar will convert a portion of its existing bilateral, committed revolving credit facility with the bank into a sustainability performance-linked loan.

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Eddy Henning joins ING staff in Asia

October, 2017

ING announces the appointment of Eddy Henning as head of Corporate Client Coverage, Transaction Services and Corporate Finance Asia as of 1 January 2018.

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ING Best Bank in the World 2017 (Global Finance)

August, 2017

Global Finance magazine has announced the winners of its World’s Best Global Banks 2017 Awards, where for the first time ever it has named the Best Bank in the World. The winner is ING.

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Rob Carnell appointed as chief economist and head of research

June, 2017

ING has appointed Rob Carnell as chief economist and head of Research Asia-Pacific to succeed Tim Condon, effective 1 July 2017.

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ING Bank and Global Initiatives launch Sustainable Finance Collective Asia

November, 2016

Collective brings together funding partners ING Bank, Credit Suisse, FMO and the UNDP-UN Social Impact Fund to finance sustainability projects in Asia.

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World trade: No revival in sight yet

June, 2016

World trade has failed to outpace world GDP since 2012. Sluggish growth of trade is poised to continue for the coming years. Read our report 'World trade: No strong recovery in sight yet.

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Products & services in Australia

Client clearing services

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As an experienced SwapClear member with state-of-the-art infrastructure for clearing on the LCH. Clearnet platform (LCH), ING Bank has all capabilities and the track record to support your transaction, clearing and settlement needs.

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