Progress on share repurchase programme ING

ING announced today that, in line with the launch of its EUR 5.0 billion share buy back programme on 4 June 2007, the company has repurchased 7,850,000 (depositary receipts for) shares during the week of 7 April until 14 April. The (depositary receipts for) shares were repurchased at an average price of EUR 24.72 for a total amount of EUR 194,072,950.00. For detailed information on the daily repurchased shares, see the ING website at www.ing.com/investorrelations. The total number of (depositary receipts for) shares repurchased under this programme to date is 164,314,693 ordinary shares for a total consideration of EUR 4,437,815,922.58. To date approximately 88.8% of the repurchase programme has been completed. The repurchase programme is expected to run until June 2008. Press enquiries Carolien van der Giessen ING Group +31 20 5416522 carolien.van.der.giessen@ing.com Profile ING ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering banking, investments, life insurance and retirement services to over 75 million private, corporate and institutional clients in more than 50 countries. With a diverse workforce of about 125,000 people, ING comprises a broad spectrum of prominent companies that increasingly serve their clients under the ING brand.