Annual General Meeting of ING Groep N.V. on Monday, 8 May 2017 at 2 PM
To the shareholders of ING Groep N.V.
The annual General Meeting of ING Groep N.V. will be held on Monday, 8 May 2017 at 2 pm in the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, Piet Heinkade 1, 1019 BR Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Availability of meeting documents
- Agenda with explanation and the announcements that are required by virtue of law and the Articles of Association of ING Groep N.V., with a clerical error in agenda items 8A and 8B, which was corrected on 29 March 2017
- The 2016 Annual Report, including the Annual Accounts, other information and the reports of the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board.
Attending the meeting and exercising your right to vote
To attend the meeting, you are required to register not later than 3 May 2017. Shareholders can register for the meeting online via the EVO platform (electronic voting platform). This platform is available from 10 April 2017 after 18:00 CET until 17.30 CET on 3 May 2017. In addition, shareholders can register in writing with ING Bank N.V. Issuer Services, location TRC 02.015, Foppingadreef 7, 1102 BD Amsterdam, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, fax: +31 20 5636959). Shareholders can register in writing only (see above address).
If you are unable to attend the meeting on 8 May 2017, but would nevertheless like to participate in the decision-making, you can arrange to be represented by a proxy. You can also cast your vote online prior to the meeting using the EVO platform from 10 April 2017 after 18:00 CET until 17.30 CET on
You can attend the meeting and exercise your voting right only if you have been registered as a shareholder by an intermediary (as defined in the Securities Giro Act (Wet giraal effectenverkeer) on Record date (10 April 2017), or if you are entered in the shareholders’ register.
Number of issued shares and voting rights
Number issued shares: 3,883,314,689.
Number shares that ING Groep and its subsidiaries together hold: 659,661.
Total number of shares with voting rights: 3,882,655,028.
ING Group wishes to encourage the participation of its shareholders. In this context, ING Group makes use of the EVO platform. The EVO platform makes it easier for shareholders to cast their vote prior to the meeting by issuing binding voting instructions to a third party, the civil-law notary Ms. J.J.C.A. Leemrijse, at Allen & Overy in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, or her substitute. Furthermore, shareholders can register for the meeting via the EVO platform, issue a proxy to a third party and view or change voting instructions that have already been issued. The aforementioned civil-law notary will carry out all voting instructions during the meeting. If you wish to make use of the options offered by the EVO platform, you can register from 10 April 2017 after 18:00 CET until 17.30 CET on 3 May 2017 here.
You can find here the draft minutes of the ING General Meeting up to and including 7 November 2017. In accordance with the Dutch Corporate Governance Code, responses to the minutes must be received by ING’s Company Secretary by e-mail no later than this date (7 November 2017).