Annual General Meeting of ING Groep N.V. on Monday, 26 April 2021 at 2 pm CEST

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To the shareholders of ING Groep N.V.

12 March 2021

Virtual Annual General Meeting

In view of the Covid-19 pandemic and the associated continuing health risks, and following the entry into force of the Dutch Temporary COVID-19 Justice and Safety Act (Tijdelijke Wet COVID-19 Justitie en Veiligheid), the Annual General Meeting of ING Groep N.V. (‘ING Group’ or the ‘Company’) will be hosted virtually from the Company’s corporate office Cedar, Bijlmerdreef 106, 1102 CT, Amsterdam. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) can be followed via the Company’s webcast on this website. Registered shareholders may also follow the AGM by logging in on the electronic platform ‘Evote by ING’.

Meeting date

The AGM of ING Group will be held on Monday, 26 April 2021 at 2 pm CEST.

Availability of meeting documents

  • Agenda (NL/UK), Explanatory notes to the Agenda (NL/UK), including the announcements that are required by virtue of law and the Articles of Association of ING Groep N.V.
  • The 2020 Annual Report, including the Annual Accounts, the reports of the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board, the Remuneration Report and other information.
  • The proposal to amend the Articles of Association, including the verbatim text and explanation (NL/UK).

Following the AGM

Shareholders will not be able to physically attend the AGM. Shareholders can follow the AGM via the Company’s webcast (see further below). Registered shareholders may also follow the AGM by logging in on the electronic platform ‘Evote by ING’.

Registration

You can only exercise your rights as a shareholder in respect of the AGM if you have been registered as a shareholder by an intermediary as defined in the Securities Giro Act (Wet giraal effectenverkeer) on the Record date (Monday, 29 March 2021), or if you are entered in the shareholders’ register kept by ING Group.

Shareholders who wish to exercise their rights in respect of the AGM have to register for the meeting no earlier than Monday, 29 March 2021 after 6 pm CEST and no later than Monday, 19 April 2021, 5:30 pm CEST, by logging in on the electronic platform ‘Evote by ING’. You can find instructions how to register and attend the virtual AGM here (for Dutch/English version). In addition, you can use the voting form (NL/EN), which you can download and send to ING Bank N.V. The voting form should reach ING Bank N.V. not later than Monday, 19 April 2021. You can find the postal address on the form. For questions, you can e-mail: iss.pas@ing.com.

Confirmation of registration and the right and option to ask questions

Shareholders will subsequently receive a confirmation of registration by email. Shareholders who have registered validly for the AGM and who have received a registration number, can:

  • submit questions in writing on agenda items up to 72 hours prior to the start of the AGM. These questions have to be submitted to the email address that is available by logging in on the electronic platform ‘Evote by ING’.
  • submit questions during the AGM, by logging in on the electronic platform ‘Evote by ING’ and by clicking on the ‘attend online’ button of the Company under ‘My Registrations’.

Number of issued shares and voting rights

The total number of issued shares on Monday, 29 March 2021 (end of day), amounts to 3,902,484,027 shares. Considering the number of shares held by ING Group and its subsidiaries together 691,882 the total number of shares with voting rights is 3,901,792,145.

Voting instructions electronic platform ‘Evote by ING’

Shareholders who are entitled to exercise voting rights have to grant an electronic proxy with voting instructions by logging in on the electronic platform ‘Evote by ING’ to Ms J.J.C.A. Leemrijse, civil-law notary at Allen & Overy in Amsterdam, the Netherlands with the instructions to vote at the AGM. By providing the voting instructions on this website, the shareholder grants proxy to civil-law notary Ms J.J.C.A. Leemrijse or her substitute to vote on the shares at the AGM in accordance with the instructions. Voting instructions have to be received no later than Monday, 19 April 2021, 5:30 pm CEST. It is not possible to vote (electronically) during the AGM.

Webcast

The 2021 AGM will be broadcast on Monday, 26 April 2021 at 2 pm CEST via webcast (Dutch / English).

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