Award winning in Belgium

ING Benelux M&A Advisor of the Year 2016 (Mergermarket)
ING Global Bank of the Year 2016 (The Banker)
ING Wholesale Banking in

Belgium

With the headquarters of many EU institutions located in Brussels, Belgium is a hub for key decision-making and economic activity across Europe. Belgian exports are responsible for over two-thirds of the Belgian GDP, which is representative of strong global activity. The main export products include machinery, chemicals, finished diamonds, metals and food products. Belgium is also growing as an attractive location for foreign direct investment, with foreign companies accounting for approximately 10% of the total work force.

ING Wholesale Banking (WB) started its banking operations in Belgium in 1998. We now have over 900 banking experts present in our Belgian office, situated in Brussels. Our international network makes us one of the only Belgian banks with a presence spanning 40 countries. From cash management solutions to complex financing facilities, ING WB provides a wide range of financial services to help grow your business. We have attained leading expertise particularly in debt capital market solutions, equity broking, merger and acquisitions, and cross-border transactions.  

You can rely on a tailored solution for the complex needs you might have. As a proactive banking partner, we adopt a long-term vision suited to your business strategy. A single point of contact ensures you have seamless access to our entire product offering and experienced banking experts. So, whether you’re a mid-sized company, large corporate, or a non-profit sector institution, please get in touch and tell us how we can help you.

  • A  European centre for economic activity
  • A local team of over 900 experts
  • An international network branching 40 countries
  • Single point of contact for all your needs
  • Leading in equity broking, mergers and acquisitions, and cross-border transactions


Brexit Update 22 Feb

February, 2017

The House of Commons has already approved legislation to trigger Article 50 and get Brexit negotiations underway, but the government still needs the House of Lords to vote in favour. Read our latest Brexit Update one-pager.

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Brexit Update 16 Feb

February, 2017

There are early signs that the UK economy is losing its post-Brexit momentum. Inflation is racing towards our 3%+ end-2017 forecast. That appears to be starting to hit consumers.

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Brexit Update 8 February

February, 2017

Surveys suggest consumers are relaxed over Brexit, but we will get a better handle on whether this matches with reality next week. Download our Brexit Update one-pager of 8 February.

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UK: Parliament to trigger Article 50

January, 2017

The British Supreme Court has ruled against the government by an 8-3 margin meaning that triggering Article 50 requires a vote in parliament – the government had been arguing that the so called “royal prerogative” meant that a parliamentary vote was not required.

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Nothing’s fundamentally changed for the pound, despite that Brexit speech

January, 2017

Sterling will continue to be vulnerable in 2017, according to ING’s head of FX Chris Turner. On 17 January, British PM May outlined her priorities for negotiating Britain’s exit from the EU. Sterling rose against the euro and the dollar following her speech.

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ING Benelux M&A Advisor of the Year 2016 (Mergermarket)

December, 2016

In the run-up to the M&A awards in the Netherlands, ING has already received international recognition for its role as an M&A advisor, winning the Benelux M&A Advisor of the Year 2016 at the Mergermarket European M&A Awards in London.

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ING Global Bank of the Year 2016 (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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Trump is hired? Here’s our FX outlook

November, 2016

Republican candidate Donald Trump is the US President-elect. His party has also regained control of both the House and the Senate, effectively a ‘Trump clean sweep’. What does this mean for global currencies? Here’s what we think might happen next.

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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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European real estate appealing to investors from across Asia

April, 2016

Despite global macro headwinds, uncertainties in domestic economies and the yuan depreciation, Asian investors’ interest in overseas real estate, especially in Europe, remains intact. They continue to seek diversification and yields for their asset and investments globally.

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The shock of Brexit

April, 2016

With the referendum on Britain remaining in Europe taking place on 23 June, there are still 15-20% of the voting population undecided, with much to play for, for both the Leave and Remain campaigns. ING’s economist team explored the various arguments being promulgated by each side.

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ING Best Bank W. Europe, Netherlands and Poland 2016 (Global Finance)

March, 2016

ING is again awarded for Best Bank Western Europe 2016 by Global Finance. We also won the Best Bank Netherlands and Best Bank Poland awards.

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Labour productivity key to sustained growth in Eurozone periphery

March, 2016

Greece, Portugal, Spain and to a lesser extent Italy made significant adjustments to wages and productivity during the euro-crisis to become more competitive. A recent report of ING’s senior economist Bert Colijn examines whether this competitiveness is likely to be maintained now that the economic recovery in most Mediterranean countries has started.

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ING Best bank in Western Europe 2015 (Euromoney)

July, 2015

ING was named best bank in Western Europe at the annual Euromoney Awards for Excellence. The bank was also awarded Best bank in Belgium and Best bank in the Netherlands.

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Financial institutions trade finance

Trade finance services for financial institutions

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Capital Structuring & Advisory

As your business goals and investment needs evolve, your financing needs may change as well.

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Corporate investments

ING Corporate Investments provides a range of tailor-made equity and subordinated debt solutions to help you achieve your strategic objectives.

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Acquisition finance

Undertaking an acquisition can lead to growth and increased share prices. ING Wholesale Banking can help structure and finance your acquisition.

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Mergers and acquisitions

A merger or acquisition is a complex transaction that can yield big growth and profit. ING Wholesale Banking can help facilitate your M&As.

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Equity capital markets

Raise equity capital to ensure a smoother cash flow and maintain or expand operations. ING Wholesale Banking can help you.

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Debt capital markets

Increase your capital and broaden your funding solutions by appealing to the debt capital market. ING Wholesale Banking can help.

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Corporate lending

Loans give you extra financial backing to realise major investments. ING Wholesale Banking can swiftly arrange the lending.

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Lease

Keep your assets flexible, exploit new business opportunities, and invest saved capital where needed most. ING Wholesale Banking can help you.

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Trade and commodities finance

Trade and commodity investing can diversify and stabilise your portfolio to ensure long-term positive gains. ING Wholesale Banking can be of assistance.

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Structured export finance

Secure your assets through long-term structured export financing. ING WB will help mitigate your risks and structure your investments.

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Infrastructure

Hedging risks well can lead to a steady, positive performance of your infrastructure investments. ING Wholesale Banking can help.

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Metals and energy

Structure your metals and energy transactions to maximise returns on investments. ING Wholesale Banking can help.

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Natural resources

Structure your natural resource transactions to maximise returns on investments. ING Wholesale Banking can help.

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Power and utilities

More capital means you can upgrade or transform power and utility operations to better meet strict standards and targets. ING WB can assist.

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Real estate

Managing your real estate assets well can build equity, financial security, and net you short-term or long-term gains. ING WB can help - Read on to learn how.

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Telecom, media and technology

Structure your telecom, media and technology transactions to maximise returns on investments. ING Wholesale Banking can help – Read on to learn how.

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Transportation financing

Effective financing for your transportation and logistical needs makes for a more efficient supply chain. ING Wholesale Banking can help you.

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Trade receivables finance

Increase your liquidity swiftly through trade receivables financing. ING Wholesale Banking can help you structure your transactions.

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Supply chain finance

Ensure a smooth operational supply chain through sound financing from origin to destination. Let ING Wholesale Banking smooth your supply chain.

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Factoring

Factoring offers a quick way to increase your cash flow and enhance your financing flexibility. ING Wholesale Banking can help, learn how.

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Excess cash solutions

When your company has excess liquidity and is interested in investing this liquidity in the short-, medium-, or long-term future, ING Wholesale Banking can assist you.

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Foreign exchange solutions

If dealing in foreign currencies, you are accustomed to fluctuation and risk. ING can maximise your returns and hedge your risks.

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Interest rate hedging solutions

Take advantage of interest rate hedging to spread your risk and increase liquidity. ING Wholesale Banking can assist you.

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Commodity hedging solutions

Corporations with an exposure to commodities are confronted daily with price uncertainty in the volatile commodity markets. See how ING WB can help.

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Inflation hedging solutions

Inflation derivatives help to diversify or manage inflation risks, and so to improve liquidity. ING Wholesale Banking can help with our Inflation hedging solutions.

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Credit hedging solutions

Credit hedging products and funding solutions manage credit and fund risks in both developed and emerging markets.

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Equity derivative solutions

Equity financing lets you share capital, limit risks, and raise money. ING Wholesale Banking has tailored strategies to help.

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Client clearing service

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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Payments and collections

Whether your payments and collections are domestic or international, urgent or non-urgent, ING has the presence and proficiency your institution needs to swiftly execute your transactions.

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Liquidity and cash management solutions

As an international company, you know how complicated cash management can be. ING can help manage your risks and payments by ensuring your liquidity remains at optimal levels.

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Payment factory

Simplifying the number of transactions will save your bank or company time and money. The ING Payment Factory does that for you.

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Cards

Make business purchases easier with a corporate banking card. ING Wholesale Banking offers you three customised card options.

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LCs, collections and guarantees

Gain extra assurance and protection in your international trade transactions with letters of credit, collections, and guarantees. ING WB can help.

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Issuer services

Increase the efficiency of administering your many payment and securities’ transactions to save time and money. ING Wholesale Banking can help.

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