ING Group : ING publishes historical trend data adjusted for changes in the Insurance reporting structure

 ING Group : ING publishes historical trend data adjusted for changes in the
                        Insurance reporting structure

ING announced today that, starting per the first quarter of 2013, it will
align its Insurance reporting structure with the evolving restructuring of ING
Group. As previously announced, ING is making preparations for standalone
futures for Insurance/Investment Management Europe and ING U.S., its US based
retirement, investment and insurance business. Adjusted historical trend data
are published today to allow easy comparison with first quarter 2013 results
that will be published on 8 May 2013.

In the reporting structure, the Insurance Total section will be replaced by
Insurance EurAsia and Insurance US. ING Investment Management will be
presented as two new segments, one within Insurance EurAsia and one within
Insurance US. Most of Corporate Line Insurance will be allocated to the
Insurance EurAsia and US sections, while some funding related results, Group
shareholders' expenses, and results of unallocated insurance businesses and
activities will be reflected under Insurance Other.

  oInsurance EurAsia will reflect Insurance Benelux, Insurance CRE,
    Investment Management and Corporate Line, as well as the Asia insurance
    and investment management operations in 'net results from discontinued
  oInsurance US will reflect the US insurance business, Investment
    Management, the US closed block VA and Corporate Line.

The adjusted historical trend data can be downloaded via - Latest
Quarterly Reports Overview.

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ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin, offering banking,
investments, life insurance and retirement services to meet the needs of a
broad customer base. Going forward, we will concentrate on our position as an
international retail, direct and commercial bank, while creating an optimal
base for an independent future for our insurance and investment management
Certain of the statements contained herein are not historical facts,
including, without limitation, certain statements made of future expectations
and other forward-looking statements that are based on management's current
views and assumptions and
involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
results, performance or events to differ materially from those expressed or
implied in such statements. Actual results, performance or events may differ
materially from those in such statements due to, without limitation: (1)
changes in general economic conditions, in particular economic conditions in
ING's core markets, (2) changes in performance of financial markets, including
developing markets, (3) consequences of a potential (partial) break-up of the
euro, (4) the implementation of ING's restructuring plan to separate banking
and insurance operations, (5) changes in the availability of, and costs
associated with, sources of liquidity such as interbank funding, as well as
conditions in the credit markets generally, including changes in borrower and
counterparty creditworthiness, (6) the frequency and severity of insured loss
events, (7) changes affecting mortality and morbidity levels and trends, (8)
changes affecting persistency levels, (9) changes affecting interest rate
levels, (10) changes affecting currency exchange rates, (11) changes in
investor, customer and policyholder behaviour, (12) changes in general
competitive factors, (13) changes in laws and regulations, (14) changes in the
policies of governments and/or regulatory authorities, (15) conclusions with
regard to purchase accounting assumptions and methodologies, (16) changes in
ownership that could affect the future availability to us of net operating
loss, net capital and built-in loss carry forwards, (17) changes in
credit-ratings, (18) ING's ability to achieve projected operational synergies
and (19) the other risks and uncertainties detailed in the Risk Factors
section contained in the most recent annual report of ING Groep N.V. Any
forward-looking statements made by or on behalf of ING speak only as of the
date they are made, and, ING assumes no obligation to publicly update or
revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information
or for any other reason. This document does not constitute an offer to sell,
or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities.

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