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Renesas Electronics Reaches a Definitive Agreement to Transfer Certain Assets and Shares of Subsidiaries Related to its LTE Modem Technology

September 4, 2013 — Renesas Electronics Corporation (Representative Director, Chairman and CEO, Hisao Sakuta, hereafter "Renesas") and its wholly-owned subsidiary Renesas Mobile Corporation (Chief Executive Officer: Hideaki Chaki, hereafter "RMC") today announced that it decided to transfer all the shares of Renesas Mobile Europe Oy, RMC's subsidiary (hereafter "RME"), and Renesas Mobile India Private Limited, RME's subsidiary (hereafter "RMI") to Broadcom Corporation (hereafter "Broadcom") (together with certain assets related to its LTE modem technology hereafter "Transfer"), and executed a definitive agreement (hereafter "Definitive Agreement") with Broadcom to effect such transfer, upon the terms and subject to the conditions of the agreement.

1. Reason for Transfer

Renesas and RMC announced on June 27 that they would stop development activities and sales expansion of the 4th generation wireless modem developed by RME and RMI (hereafter "LTE Modem"), and work towards the termination of this business. After the announcement, Renesas and RMC had started performing the steps necessary to end these activities. During the process, however, Broadcom proposed Renesas and RMC to acquire the LTE Modem technology. Reviewing this proposal, Renesas and RMC reached a conclusion that it would be desirable for all the stakeholders to effect the Transfer to Broadcom, a prominent technology innovator and global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications.

This transaction enables Renesas and RMC to quickly exit from the LTE Modem business and focus more on their core business, while enabling Broadcom to strengthen its semiconductor business for communications. Therefore, this transaction is highly expected to improve corporate values of both parties.

2. Outline of Subsidiaries Transferred

(1) Renesas Mobile Europe Oy
(a) Company Name Renesas Mobile Europe Oy
(b) Headquarter Helsinki, Finland
(c) Title, Name of Representative Managing Director, Juha Heikki Tenhunen
(d) Business Development of LTE Modem, etc.
(e) Capital 35 million Euro
(f) Founded September 1, 2010
(g) Major Shareholders and Percentage Held RMC (100.00%)
(h) Relationship with Renesas Capital RME is a wholly owned subsidiary of RMC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Renesas.
Human Three employees of Renesas concurrently serve as Members of the Board.
Business Renesas provides RME with short-term loans, while a subsidiary of Renesas contract out the design and development of LTE Modem, etc. to RME.
(i) Financial Situation in the past three years
FY2010 FY2011 FY2012
Shareholders' Equity (Millions of Euro) 36 41 47
Total Assets (Millions of Euro) 75 71 75
Shareholders' Equity per Share (Euro) 3,581 4,070 4,708
Net Revenue (Millions of Euro) 49 164 166
Operating Income (Millions of Euro) 1 7 7
Net Income (Millions of Euro) 1 5 6
Net Income per Share (Euro) 71 489 638
Dividends per Share (Euro) 0 0 0
(2) Renesas Mobile India Private Limited
(a) Company Name Renesas Mobile India Private Limited
(b) Headquarter Bangalore, India
(c) Title, Name of Representative Managing Director, Ilkka Savimäki
(d) Business Development of LTE Modem, etc.
(e) Capital 340 million Rupee
(f) Founded October 13, 2010
(g) Major Shareholders and Percentage Held RME (99.9974%)
RMC (0.0026%)
(h) Relationship with Renesas Capital RMI is a subsidiary of RME, a wholly owned subsidiary of RMC.
Human One employee of Renesas concurrently serves as a Member of the Board. One Member of the Board of Renesas' subsidiary concurrently serves as a Member of the Board
Business A sub-subsidiary of Renesas contract out the design and development of LTE Modem, etc. to RMI.
(i) Financial Situation in the past three years
FY2010 FY2011 FY2012
Shareholders' Equity (Millions of Rupee) 365 448 545
Total Assets (Millions of Rupee) 507 549 656
Shareholders' Equity per Share (Rupee) 94 116 141
Net Revenue (Millions of Rupee) 279 900 1,005
Operating Income (Millions of Rupee) 61 212 251
Net Income (Millions of Rupee) 25 83 97
Net Income per Share (Rupee) 7 21 25
Dividends per Share (Rupee) 0 0 0

3. Outline of Buyer

(a) Company Name Broadcom Corporation
(b) Headquarter Irvine, California, U.S.A.
(c) Title, Name of Representative President, CEO and Member of the Board of Directors
Scott A. McGregor
(d) Business Communications semiconductors
(e) Shareholders' Equity (*1)
(f) Consolidated Net Assets (*1)
(g) Consolidated Total Assets (*1)
(h) Founded 1991
(i) Relationship with the Seller Capital There is no important capital relationship between Broadcom and Renesas.
Human There is no important human relationship between Broadcom and Renesas.
Business There is no important business relationship between Broadcom and Renesas.

(*1) Please refer to Broadcom's investor site at http://investor.broadcom.com

4. Subjects to be Transferred and Purchase Price

(1) Subjects to be Transferred

All the shares of RME and RMI as well as certain assets related to the LTE Modem technology shall be transferred.

(2) Purchase Price

Expected purchase price is approximately USD 164 million including all the shares of RME and RMI as well as certain assets related to the LTE Modem technology. The final purchase price is subject to adjustment under the Definitive Agreement.

5. Number of Shares Transferred, and Number of Shares Before and After Transfer

(1) RME
a) Number of Shares Before Transfer 10,000 shares (% held: 100%)
b) Number of Shares Transferred 10,000 shares (% held: 100%)
c) Number of Shares After Transfer 0 shares (% held: 0%)
(2) RMI
a) Number of Shares Before Transfer 3,872,500 shares (% held: 100%)
*) 100% held by RME and RMC combined with RMC holding one hundred shares
b) Number of Shares Transferred 3,872,500 shares (% held: 100%)
*) 100% held by RME and RMC combined with RMC holding one hundred share
c) Number of Shares After Transfer 0 shares (% held: 0%)

6. Schedule of Transfer

(1) Board Resolution and Execution of Definitive Agreement September 4, 2013
(2) Execution Date of Transfer October 1, 2013 (Target Date)

7. Outlook

It is uncertain at this time what impact this decision will have on the Renesas Group's consolidated financial performance in the 2nd quarter of this fiscal year and after, but we would make an immediate announcement should any impact be identified.


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