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Sarulla's geothermal power project in Indonesia

Construction on the world’s largest single contract geothermal project is underway following the completion of landmark US$1.17 billion financing deal.

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Winds of growth

An expanding wind farm venture in Romania harnesses the power of East-West partnerships.

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The view - Connected Europe

Sometimes a different perspective changes everything. A new point of view, an experience shared or a fresh take on an old situation, is all that it takes to move things in another direction.

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Growing opportunities for (Dutch) companies in Vietnam

June, 2014

ING’s role in the recent Dutch trade mission to Vietnam was highlighted this week in the Dutch dailies De Telegraaf and Het Financieele Dagblad. In both publications Remco Gaanderse, head of ING’s representative office in Vietnam, underlines ING’s expertise, network and active role in trade relations in the country.

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More crowd-checking, less fact-checking

June, 2014

Journalists widely use social media posts despite having doubts about their reliability, as emerged from the Social Media Impact (#SMING14) survey conducted by ING among an international group of journalists and PR professionals. PR professionals believe that news is becoming less reliable as a result as journalists do less fact-checking.

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ING Best Benelux broker 2014 (Extel)

June, 2014

International professional investors have named ING Commercial Banking the best stockbroker in the Benelux for the fifth year running at the annual Extel Awards 2014 ceremony. The investors praised the quality of ING’s equity analysts. They also rated ING highly in terms of providing corporate and investor access, to give companies optimal access to the capital markets.

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PEBBLE funding for Zaanstad Detention Centre

May, 2014

Located northwest of Amsterdam, the new Zaanstad Detention Centre will house up to 1,036 inmates when completed in late 2016. Private companies were invited to bid for the design, build, finance and maintenance of the facility, which was won by a consortium including Ballast Nedam and Royal Imtech. ING raised the necessary EUR 200m for financing the project.

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ING Best Bank in Western Europe 2014 (Global Finance)

March, 2014

ING has been awarded ‘Best Bank in Western Europe 2014’, as well as ‘Best Bank in Belgium’ and ‘Best Bank in the Netherlands’ by Global Finance magazine.

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Export credit facilities for RusHydro

March, 2014

In March 2014, ING-DiBa AG/Commercial Banking in Germany arranged two export credit facilities for RusHydro, one of Russia’s largest energy companies. The two credit facilities in total of € 190m will be used for the modernisation of the Saratovskaya hydropower plant.

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SEPA end date formally extended to August

February, 2014

On 18 February 2014, the European Council adopted the regulation for postponing the end date for the migration of domestic credit transfers and direct debits to SEPA Credit Transfers and Direct Debits to 1 August 2014.

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ING Best Trade Finance Bank 2014 the Netherlands (Global Finance)

January, 2014

ING has been awarded ‘Best Trade Finance Bank 2014 in the Netherlands’ by Global Finance magazine at the BAFT-IFSA Global Annual Meeting on 21 January. ING also won the ‘Best Trade Finance Bank 2014 in Romania’ award. Winners were chosen by country, region and globally.

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