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    1. October 6, 2013

      Outgoing ING chairman attacks bancassurance model

      The outgoing chief executive of Dutch bancassurer ING has rounded on the size of banks in the post-crisis world and attacked...

    2. August 26, 2013

      MBK to buy ING’s Korea life unit

      ING Group has agreed to sell its life insurance unit in South Korea to the country’s largest private equity group MBK...

    1. August 7, 2013

      Asia unit weighs on ING profits

      Dutch bank ING reported a bigger than expected fall in second-quarter net profit on Wednesday due to a loss at its insurance...

    2. June 4, 2013

      ING taps BlackRock for fund CEO

      The investment management arm of Dutch bank ING has poached BlackRock’s Stan Beckers after reviving plans for an initial...

    3. May 2, 2013

      ING’s Voya Financial enjoys solid market debut

      Shares in Voya Financial rose on their debut in New York on Thursday in a sign that the state-supported Dutch bancassurer...

    4. February 22, 2013

      ING insider to be next chief executive

      ING has chosen an internal candidate to succeed Jan Hommen as chief executive, in a generational change at the Netherlands’...

    5. February 13, 2013

      ING unveils 2,400 further job cuts

      ING has unveiled 2,400 fresh job cuts as part of efforts to reduce costs as the Dutch bancassurer posted fourth-quarter net...

    6. November 19, 2012

      ING gets more time for disposals

      The European Commission has granted Dutch bancassurer ING a multiyear extension on divestments and repayments it was ordered...

    7. November 7, 2012

      ING to axe nearly 2,400 staff

      ING will axe nearly 2,400 employees over the next two years in a new round of restructuring moves – even as the bank...

    8. August 30, 2012

      ING – getting there

      Once Europe’s arch-bancassurer, but not any more. ING, the Dutch financial services group, is under orders from Brussels to...

    9. August 8, 2012

      Spanish woes weigh on ING profits

      Provisions for bad loans at its banking division and writedowns at its insurance arm have weighed on second-quarter net...

    10. June 13, 2012

      ING to pay $619m to settle sanctions case

      ING has agreed to pay $619m to settle allegations it violated US sanctions by helping Iranian and Cuban companies move...

    11. May 18, 2012

      Bidding starts in ING Asia auction

      Three North American groups were expected to bid for all of ING’s $6bn Asian insurance operations in the first round of its...

    12. May 9, 2012

      ING profits fall on insurance hedge

      Dutch bancassurer ING saw profits fall by 50.8 per cent to €680m in the first quarter compared to a year earlier. This was...

    13. February 9, 2012

      ING in €516m underlying loss

      Shares in ING fell more than 4 per cent after the Dutch bancassurer reported a €516m underlying net loss in the fourth...

    14. January 19, 2012

      ING

      ING epitomises a uniquely European post-crisis quandary. The Dutch financial services group’s woes were self-inflicted. Now...

    15. December 7, 2011

      ING to take €1bn charge against US business

      ING, the bailed-out Dutch bancassurer, will take a charge of about €1bn against its US insurance business as it bolsters...

    16. November 3, 2011

      ING cuts 2,000 jobs to reduce costs

      Dutch bancassurer ING said it would lay off 2,000 employees to reduce costs, becoming the latest European financial group to...

    17. August 4, 2011

      ING Group reports €1.5bn net profit

      Dutch bancassurer ING Group beat expectations in the second quarter, reporting net profits of €1.5bn, up 24.4 per cent year...

    18. July 25, 2011

      ING: disposal is not a bad deal

      It’s no fun being a forced seller. But Dutch bancassurance group ING, obliged to sell its insurance, asset management and US...

    19. FT Alphaville

      June 17, 2011

      Capital One wins ING Direct USA

      Capital One has cemented its position among the five largest US banks, with a $9bn cash-and-stock deal to buy ING Direct...

    20. June 8, 2011

      ING: paying the price

      Selling prized possessions is the price bailed-out banks pay under European Union rules. Dutch bancassurer ING, which...

    21. May 19, 2011

      Financial regulation: A shield asunder

      On a late January day in a discreet basement room of the Grischa Hotel by the ski lifts of Davos, Tim Geithner listened to...

    22. April 25, 2011

      Netherlands sees bank bonus backlash

      Britain’s top banks agreed in February to reveal more details on pay and bonuses. But while the Project Merlin deal secured...

    23. March 28, 2011

      Dutch groups rethink pay after key vote

      When the Dutch parliament voted last week to claw back bonuses from bancassurer ING and four other state-supported financial...

    24. March 22, 2011

      Dutch MPs vote to tax bonuses at state-aided groups

      The Dutch parliament has voted to retrospectively tax ING and four other companies at a 100 per cent rate on any bonuses...

    25. March 18, 2011

      ING under fire over chief’s bonuses

      ING, the bancassurer, came under criticism in the Dutch parliament on Thursday after reporting it had paid Jan Hommen, chief...

    26. March 7, 2011

      ING to repay Dutch government €2bn

      ING bank will repay €2bn of the remaining €5bn it owes the Dutch government in May, demonstrating its determination to shake...

    27. FT Alphaville

      November 10, 2010

      ING to spin off insurance units

      Dutch financial services group ING is preparing separate initial public offerings for its US and European insurance...

    28. November 10, 2010

      ING to spin off insurance units

      ING is preparing separate initial public offerings for its US and European insurance activities, it said on Wednesday, as it...

    29. August 11, 2010

      ING

      ING chief executive Jan Hommen has to tread a fine line. His Dutch banking and insurance group has two exigent masters. The...

    30. May 13, 2010

      ING hits 'pre-crisis' levels of income

      A strong recovery in retail banking as well as lower provisions for bad debts helped ING, the Dutch banking and insurance...

    31. May 12, 2010

      ING hits ‘pre-crisis’ levels of income

      A strong recovery in retail banking as well as lower provisions for bad debts helped ING, the Dutch banking and insurance...

    32. February 18, 2010

      ING to increase salaries but reduce bonuses

      ING unveiled a new pay policy for executives yesterday that raises the fixed salary for management board members but...

    33. February 17, 2010

      ING to increase salaries but reduce bonuses

      ING unveiled a new pay policy for executives that raises the fixed salary for management board members but substantially...

    34. January 28, 2010

      ING to challenge Brussels restrictions

      ING, the Dutch banking and insurance group, on Thursday lodged a legal challenge against EU restrictions preventing it from...

    35. December 11, 2009

      ING to repay €5bn to Dutch government

      ING, the banking and insurance group, will repay half of the €10bn ($14.8bn) it received as a capital injection from the...

    36. November 12, 2009

      Reed and digest: five lessons in succession planning

      1. Beware "smooth transitions". We know Reed Elsevier's transfer from Sir Crispin Davis to Ian Smith was "seamless" -...

    37. November 12, 2009

      ING to work towards listing insurance unit soon

      ING, the Dutch financial services company, will work towards an initial public offering of its insurance business early...

    38. November 11, 2009

      Reed and digest: lessons in succession

      1. Beware “smooth transitions”. We know Reed Elsevier’s transfer from Sir Crispin Davis to Ian Smith was “seamless” –...

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