ING U.S. Files Registration Statement with United States Securities and Exchange Commission for Proposed Initial Public Offering

   ING U.S. Files Registration Statement with United States Securities and
   Exchange Commission for Proposed Initial Public Offering of Common Stock

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2012

NEW YORK, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --ING U.S., Inc. (ING U.S.), a subsidiary
of Amsterdam-based ING Groep N.V. (NYSE: ING), announced today that it has
filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission (SEC) in connection with a proposed initial public
offering of its common stock.

The registration statement relating to the offering may be obtained by
visiting the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.

The registration statement relating to these securities filed with the SEC has
not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to
buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes
effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these
securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be
unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of
any such state.

About ING U.S.

ING U.S., Inc. (ING U.S.) is the parent company of the U.S.-based Retirement,
Investment and Insurance operations of Amsterdam-based ING Groep N.V. (NYSE:
ING). The ING U.S. family of companies offers a comprehensive array of
financial services to retail and institutional clients, including life
insurance, retirement plans, mutual funds, managed accounts, alternative
investments, institutional investment management, annuities, employee benefits
and financial planning.

SOURCE ING U.S., Inc.

Contact: Press Inquiries: Dana E. Ripley, ING U.S., +1-770-980-4865,
dana.ripley@us.ing.com; or Victorina de Boer, ING Group, 31.20.576.6373,
victorina.de.boer@ing.com; or Investor Inquiries: Matt Keppler, ING Group,
31.20.576.6243, matt.keppler@ing.com
 
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