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TiGenix: Notice in relation to the convertible bonds due 2018

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Leuven, Belgium, May 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TiGenix NV (Euronext Brussels: TIG; the "Company"), an advanced biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercialising novel therapeutics from its proprietary platform of allogeneic expanded adipose-derived stem cells in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, is giving this notice in relation to the 9% convertible bonds due 2018 (ISIN Code: BE6276591128) (the "Bonds") issued by the Company.

It is hereby announced that on 20 April 2015 the shareholders' meeting of the Company acknowledged, approved and ratified the rights granted by the Company under the terms and conditions of the Bonds, including without limitation condition 6.2(j), condition 6.7 and condition 7.5 in accordance with article 556 of the Companies Code.

For more information:

Claudia D'Augusta
Chief Financial Officer
T: +34 91 804 92 64
Claudia.daugusta@tigenix.com

About TiGenix

TiGenix NV (Euronext Brussels: TIG) is an advanced biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercialising novel therapeutics from its proprietary platform of allogeneic, or donor-derived, expanded adipose-derived stem cells, known as eASCs, in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. Two products from this technology platform are currently in clinical development. Cx601 is in Phase 3 for the treatment of complex perianal fistulas in Crohn's disease patients. Cx611 is in Phase 2b for early rheumatoid arthritis, and in Phase 1b for severe sepsis. TiGenix also developed ChondroCelect, an autologous cell therapy product for cartilage repair of the knee, which was the first Advanced Therapy Medicinal Product (ATMP) to be approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). From June 2014, the marketing and distribution rights of ChondroCelect have been exclusively licensed to Sobi for the European Union (except for Finland, where it is distributed by the Finnish Red Cross Blood Service), Norway, Russia, Switzerland and Turkey, and the countries of the Middle East and North Africa. TiGenix is headquartered in Leuven (Belgium) and has operations in Madrid (Spain). For more information, please visit www.tigenix.com.

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Source: TiGenix