Globalisation

In recent decades, globalisation has transformed the world of business. Get insights and views on how globalisation offers both challenges and opportunities.

Read The View

Talking tankers and tall ships

On 18 August, ING welcomed clients from the shipping industry from all over the world for a two-day program in Amsterdam to celebrate SAIL 2015 and to discuss trends, opportunities and challenges in today’s shipping industry.

Read the article

Entering into a new banking relationship

Unexpected or deliberate change can make things take a turn for the better. That’s why it is good to know that we are welcoming a growing number of new clients to experience the benefits of our unique way of working.

Go to welcome.ingcb.com

ING 2Q15 underlying net result EUR 1,118 million

(5-8-2015) “ING posted a strong set of commercial and financial results during the second quarter of 2015,” said Ralph Hamers, CEO of ING. The bank’s underlying result before tax was EUR 1,601 million, up 25.3% year-on-year, driven by robust loan and deposit growth and lower risk costs.

Read the article, watch the video


ING deepens its sustainability focus with new initiatives and increased lending volumes

August, 2015

ING Commercial Banking has increased the volume of financing by 7% for sustainable clients and projects in the first half year of 2015, reaching over €20.9 billion in comparison to year-end 2014. “This is in line with ING’s target to grow its financing of sustainable transitions and includes loans to renewable energy schemes, environmental outperformers and other sustainability projects,” reports Leonie Schreve, global head of Sustainable Finance at ING.

Read more

ING named Best Global Bank in Emerging Markets 2015 (Global Finance)

August, 2015

On 19 August 2015, Global Finance magazine has announced its World’s Best Banks 2015 Awards. ING has been awarded Best Global Bank in Emerging Markets 2015.

Read more

Greece: Third bail-out deal

August, 2015

(10-8-2015) Yesterday, a 'technical level agreement' was reached on a third a bail-out package for Greece. While it still needs political backing, it shows that Greece is willing to collaborate with the creditor nations, though a number of unresolved issues remain.

Read more

ING Best Trade Bank in Metals and Mining 2015 (TFR)

August, 2015

For the third consecutive year, ING has been awarded as 'Best Trade Bank in Metals and Mining' by Trade Finance Review (TFR) for its leading role in financial transactions in this sector in 2014.

Read more

ING Best Bank in Western Europe, Belgium and the Netherlands

July, 2015

On 9 July, ING in Western Europe, Belgium and the Netherlands was named best bank at the annual Euromoney Awards for Excellence.

Read more

Eurozone: Better late than never?

July, 2015

(8-7-2015) Last night, the Greek government submitted its long-awaited reform proposals. A first glance at the documents suggests that the Greek government is budging and that a compromise should again be in reach.

Read more

Global fight for commercial banking customers goes high-tech

July, 2015

ING has made a major upgrade to the online banking services it offers corporate clients, one that could enable it to better compete against U.S. banks. The bank is in the middle of rolling out InsideBusiness, a digital-banking platform for commercial banking clients. The platform promises to allow its global customers to conduct business easily from their desktops and devices.

Read more

ING's future in U.S. commercial lending tied to energy boom

June, 2015

"What we do is very much focused on our sector knowledge and leveraging our international franchise, and this is where the U.S. comes in," said William Connelly, global head of ING Commercial Banking in a recent interview with ‘American Banker’. "The areas that we specialise in … are tremendous opportunities in the U.S."

Read more

ING expands its U.S. Acquisition Finance Group to Chicago

June, 2015

ING Capital LLC ("ING") announced the opening of a new office in Chicago, Illinois on 15 June for its Acquisition Finance Group in the Americas ("AFG"). This adds to ING's current U.S. office locations in New York, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and Los Angeles. The Chicago office will bring the total number of employees in AFG to 23.

Read more