Director/PDMR Shareholding

Galapagos NV (“the Company”)
2 November 2007
Pursuant to Rule 17 of the AiM rules for companies, Galapagos discloses that the Company was advised on 30 October 2007 that Dirk Pollet, an Executive Committee Member of the Company, sold 4,970 shares at EUR 8.00 on 25 October 2007, and 2,085 shares at EUR 8.00 on 26 October 2007 on Euronext, decreasing his interest in the share capital of the Company from 29,750 (representing 0.14% of the share capital) to 22,695 (representing 0.11% of the share capital).
Galapagos NV                                                               
David Smith
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