Galapagos welcomes inclusion in Stoxx Europe 600 Index

galapagosGalapagos NV,  a Euronext & NASDAQ listed Belgium-based clinical-stage biotechnology company, will be included in the Stoxx Europe 600 Index, effective December 19, 2016.

Onno van de Stolpe, CEO and Founder, said: “After the inclusion of Galapagos in the BEL20 Index last March and, as first biotechnology company ever, in the AEX Index last June, we are pleased to be subsequently selected for inclusion in the Stoxx Europe 600 Index as well. The year 2016 has truly reflected the evolution of Galapagos from a pioneering target discovery company to an integrated biopharmaceutical powerhouse.”

Stoxx Ltd. is a global index provider, currently calculating a global, comprehensive index family of over 7,500 strictly rules-based and transparent indices. Best known for the leading European equity indices EURO Stoxx 50, Stoxx Europe 50 and Stoxx Europe 600, Stoxx Ltd. maintains and calculates the Stoxx Global index family which consists of total market, broad and blue-chip indices for the regions Americas, Europe, Asia/Pacific and sub-regions Latin America and BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) as well as global markets.

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