ING’s UK Wholesale Banking operations are located in the City of London, at the heart of the UK’s financial district. The London branch was established in 1995 following ING’s acquisition of Barings Bank, which in turn dates back to 1762. The modern business is a centre of expertise for our lending, financial markets and corporate finance activities, serving a wide range of corporate and institutional clients. The bank’s emerging markets heritage is still reflected in the businesses based there today.
Our UK operations are an important link in the bank’s distribution capability, reflecting London’s position as one of the world’s most liquid and international financial hubs. Our UK operations host syndicate desks for various types of finance, including debt capital markets and syndicated lending.
As London is a meeting place for many industries, a number of specialist lending activities are also present in the UK portfolio, serving the insurance, real estate, shipping and infrastructure sectors. In addition, our International Business Clients desk offers a range of additional payments and cash management products, such as domestic and cross-border payments, cheques, direct debits, lock box services and pooling.
- Home to one of the world’s financial capitals
- Key element in ING’s distribution platform
- Wide array of specialist financial services
- Centre of emerging market expertise
UK Tax Strategy
In the Summer Budget 2015, the UK Government announced its intention to require larger UK entities to publish their tax strategies in relation to UK taxation. This measure was legislated in Finance Act 2016. The requirement falls upon ING Wholesale Banking entities within the UK (‘ING UK’) and the following tax strategy document relates to these entities, primary of which is ING Bank N.V., London branch. Download the ING UK Tax Strategy