Director/PDMR Shareholding

Galapagos NV (“the Company”)
13 February 2007
Pursuant to Rule 17, the Company was advised on 7 February 2007 that Christopher G. Newton, an Executive Committee Member of the Company, has increased his interest in the share capital of the Company from no shares (representing 0.0000% of the share capital) to 500 shares (representing 0.0025% of the share capital) following a purchase made by him on AiM on 5 February 2007 of 500 shares at £6.436 per share. 
Galapagos NV                                                               
David Smith
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