Shares, warrants or other rights to acquire shares awarded to, exercised by or expired for the executive committee members during financial year 2018
In 2018, only warrants were offered to the members of the executive committee, and no shares or other rights to acquire shares were awarded. No warrants expired for members of the executive committee in 2018 and, in aggregate, 250,000 warrants were exercised by members of the executive committee in 2018 (60,000 warrants were exercised by Onno van de Stolpe, 90,000 warrants by Bart Filius and 50,000 warrants by each of Piet Wigerinck and Andre Hoekema). The board of directors does not consider the granted warrants as a variable remuneration, as they are not subject to any performance criteria. The following number of warrants were offered to and accepted by members of the executive committee in 2018 under Warrant Plan 2018, issued by the board of directors under the authorized capital on 19 April 2018: to Mr. Van de Stolpe: 100,000 warrants, to Mr. Filius: 80,000 warrants, to each of Dr. Wigerinck and Dr. Abi-Saab: 60,000 warrants and to Dr. Hoekema: 50,000 warrants.
The warrants issued under Warrant Plan 2018 have an exercise price of €79.88, a life time of 8 years, and vest only and fully at the end of the third calendar year after the year of the grant, except for Mr. Van de Stolpe, whose warrants vest over a period of 36 months at a rate of 1/36th per month. The warrants cannot be exercised prior to the end of the third calendar year after the year of the grant; they are not transferable, and each warrant gives the right to subscribe to one share of Galapagos NV.
At the end of 2018, Mr. Van de Stolpe owned 478,289 shares of Galapagos NV and 786,874 warrants. The other members of the executive committee held an aggregate of 67,502 shares and 1,352,500 warrants. The other members of the board held an aggregate of 17,974 shares and 216,780 warrants. Each warrant entitles its holder to subscribe to one share of Galapagos NV.