Mechelen, Belgium; 23 March 2018, 21.30 CET; regulated information - Galapagos NV (Euronext & NASDAQ: GLPG) published its annual report for the financial year 2017.
The annual report for the financial year 2017, including a review of figures and performance, is available online at http://reports.glpg.com/annual-report-2017/en/ and can also be downloaded as PDF.
Furthermore, Galapagos has the honor to invite its shareholders, warrant holders, directors, and statutory auditor to its annual shareholders' meeting that will be held on Tuesday 24 April 2018 at 2:00 p.m. (CET) at the Company's registered office.
In order to be admitted to the shareholders' meeting, the holders of securities issued by the Company must comply with article 536 of the Belgian Companies Code and article 29 of the Company's articles of association, and fulfill the formalities described in the convening notice. The convening notice and other documents pertaining to the shareholders' meeting can be consulted on our website.
Galapagos (Euronext & NASDAQ: GLPG) is a clinical-stage biotechnology company specialized in the discovery and development of small molecule medicines with novel modes of action. Galapagos' pipeline comprises Phase 3 through to discovery programs in cystic fibrosis, inflammation, fibrosis, osteoarthritis and other indications. Our target discovery platform has delivered three novel mechanisms showing promising patient results in, respectively, inflammatory diseases, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and atopic dermatitis. Galapagos is focused on the development and commercialization of novel medicines that will improve people's lives. The Galapagos group, including fee-for-service subsidiary Fidelta, has approximately 600 employees, operating from its Mechelen, Belgium headquarters and facilities in the Netherlands, France, Switzerland, the US and Croatia. More information at www.glpg.com.
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