ING Group: Ralph Hamers to present at Goldman Sachs Conference

        ING Group: Ralph Hamers to present at Goldman Sachs Conference


Today, Ralph Hamers, CEO of ING Group, will address the Goldman Sachs 18^th
Annual European Financials Conference in Madrid.

In his presentation, Mr Hamers will elaborate on the bank's strategy which was
first announced on 31 March 2014 at the ING Investor Day in Amsterdam. With
strong financials, a unique business model and an attractive portfolio, ING is
well positioned to take advantage of the transformation that is taking place
in the banking landscape.

He will also highlight the recently announced IPO of NN Group which signalled
the launch of the final major transaction in ING's restructuring, paving the
way for the repositioning of ING as a pure bank.

Today's presentation "Think Forward, Act Now" by Ralph Hamers can be
viewed/downloaded via ING's corporate website or SlideShare.


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ING PROFILE
ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering services
through its operating companies ING Bank and NN Group. The purpose of ING Bank
is empowering people to stay a step ahead in life and in business. ING Bank's
63,000 employees offer retail and commercial banking services to customers in
over 40 countries.
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including, without limitation, certain statements made of future expectations
and other forward-looking statements that are based on management's current
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to, without limitation: (1) changes in general economic conditions, in
particular economic conditions in ING's core markets, (2) changes in
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consequences of a potential (partial) break-up of the euro, (4) the
implementation of ING's restructuring plan to separate banking and insurance
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creditworthiness, (6) the frequency and severity of insured loss events, (7)
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and/or regulatory authorities, (15) conclusions with regard to purchase
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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
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and uncertainties detailed in the risk factors section contained in the most
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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,
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