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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting to be held on June 26, 2020, for XBiotech Inc. This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet . We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting . To view the proxy statement and annual report, go to www . proxydocs . com/XBIT . To submit your proxy while visiting this site, you will need the 12 digit control number in the box below . Under United States Securities and Exchange Commission rules, proxy materials do not have to be delivered in paper . Proxy materials can be distributed by making them available on the Internet . We have chosen to use these procedures for our 2020 Annual Meeting and need YOUR participation . If you want to receive a paper or e - mail copy of the proxy materials, you must request one . There is no charge to you for requesting a copy . In order to receive a paper package in time for this year’s annual meeting, please make this request on or before June 16 , 2020 . INTERNET www.investorelections.com/XBIT You must use the 12 digit control number located in the shaded gray box below. TELEPHONE (866) 648 - 8133 *E - MAIL paper@investorelections.com * If requesting material by e - mail, please send a blank e - mail with the 12 digit control number (located below) in the subject line . No other requests, instructions or other inquiries should be included with your e - mail requesting material . ACCOUNT NO. SHARES The purpose of the Annual Meeting is to take action on the following proposals: The Board of Directors recommends that you vote “FOR” the following. 1. Election of Directors Nominees 01 John Simard 03 W. Thorpe McKenzie 05 Peter Libby 02 Donald H. MacAdam 04 Jan - Paul Waldin The Board of Directors recommends that you vote “FOR” the following. 2. To ratify the selection by the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Ernst & Young LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm of the Company for its fiscal year ending 2020. 3. To ratify amendments to the 2015 Equity Incentive Plan to increase the number of shares authorized for issuance under the plan by an aggregate of 2,500,000. Date : Time : Place : Friday, June 26, 2020 10:00 A.M. (Central Daylight Time) XBiotech Inc. 5217 Winnebago Lane, Austin, TX 78744 XBiotech Inc. Notice of Annual Meeting Proxy Materials Available to View or Receive: 1. Proxy Statement 2. Annual Report Printed materials may be requested by one of the following methods: For a Convenient Way to VIEW Proxy Materials _ and _ VOTE Online go to: www.proxydocs.com/XBIT