NEW YORK , July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ING U.S., Inc. (ING U.S.) announced today that it has completed a private debt offering of $850 million principal amount of its 5.5% Senior Notes due 2022. ING U.S. will use the proceeds from the financing for general corporate purposes, including the repayment of shorter term debt. About ING U.S. ING U.S., Inc. (ING U.S.) is the parent company of the U.S.-based retirement, insurance and investment management operations of Dutch-based ING Groep N.V. (NYSE: ING). ING U.S.'s family of companies offers a comprehensive array of financial services to retail and institutional clients, including life insurance, retirement plans, mutual funds, managed accounts, alternative investments, institutional investment management, annuities, employee benefits and financial planning. ING holds top-tier rankings in key U.S. markets and serves approximately 13 million customers across the nation. For more information, visit http://ing.us . SOURCE ING U.S., Inc.