Takeda announces its intention to acquire TiGenix

TiGenix NV ("TiGenix") (Euronext Brussels and NASDAQ: "TIG"), an advanced biopharmaceutical company focused on exploiting the anti-inflammatory properties of allogeneic, or donor-derived, stem cells to develop novel therapies for serious medical conditions, today confirms that Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda") has announced its intention to launch a voluntary conditional takeover bid on TiGenix.

Takeda intends to acquire 100% of the securities with voting rights or giving access to voting rights of TiGenix not already owned by Takeda or affiliates at a price of EUR 1.78 per share in cash and an equivalent price in cash per American Depositary Share, warrant and convertible bond.

Read more at TiGenix website.