MECHELEN, BELGIUM--(Marketwire - September 14, 2012) -
Mechelen, Belgium; 14 September 2012 - Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG)
today a capital increase arising from employee warrant exercises.
Since its inception in 1999, Galapagos has used warrant plans to
personnel and management and have them share in the success of the
Following warrant exercises during the exercise period from 25 August
through 7 September 2012, Galapagos issued 21,569 new ordinary shares
September 2012 for a total capital increase (including issuance
EUR144,821.30. No member of the Board or Executive Committee exercised
To date, Galapagos' total share capital amounts to EUR143,887,102.43;
number of securities conferring voting rights is 26,599,123, which is
total number of voting rights (the "denominator"), and all securities
voting rights and all voting rights are of the same category. The total
of rights (warrants) to subscribe to not yet issued securities conferring
rights is 3,137,793, which equals the total number of voting rights
result from the exercise of these warrants; this number may be increased
maximum 530,140 warrants if all warrants offered under recently created
plan (and for which the acceptance period is still ongoing) would be
Galapagos does not have any convertible bonds or shares without voting
Galapagos (Euronext: GLPG; OTC: GLPYY) is a mid-size biotechnology
specialized in the discovery and development of small molecule and
therapies with novel modes-of-action. The Company is progressing
well as one of the largest pipelines in biotech, with four
development and over 30 discovery programs. The Galapagos Group has about
employees and operates facilities in six countries, with global
Mechelen, Belgium. More info at: www.glpg.com
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