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Publicatie datum 19 jan 2016 - 22:54
Statutaire naam Galapagos NV
Titel Galapagos and Gilead complete closing of their global collaboration for filgotinib
Bericht Mechelen, Belgium and Foster City, CA, USA, 19 January 2016 - Galapagos NV (Euronext & NASDAQ: GLPG) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD) announced today the closing and entry into force of their global license and collaboration agreement on filgotinib. Under the terms of the agreement, the closing of this transaction triggers an upfront license fee payment of $300 million by Gilead to Galapagos. In addition, Gilead has made a $425 million (or €392 million) equity investment in Galapagos by subscribing for new shares at a price of €58 per share, including issuance premium. As a result, Gilead now owns 6,760,701 ordinary shares of Galapagos, representing 14.75 percent of the currently outstanding share capital of Galapagos.