Notice Regarding Issuance of Stock Acquisition Rights as Stock Options

26 May 2020

TOKYO, Japan― Renesas Electronics Corporation (“Renesas”, TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that a decision has been made at the resolution of the Board of Directors effective May 26, 2020, regarding certain subscription items for stock acquisition rights to be issued as stock options for directors, corporate officers and employees of Renesas as well as directors and employees of Renesas’ subsidiaries. Renesas has also determined items regarding taking applications for persons who will receive these stock options. The terms and conditions are as outlined below.

[Outline of Resolutions]

  1. For directors, corporate officers and employees of Renesas, as well as directors and employees of Renesas’ subsidiaries residing in Japan, Renesas will accept the application from a person who will receive the "Renesas Electronics Corporation Stock Options for FY2020 (Series No.1)", and will grant those stock options on June 30, 2020 (Japan Standard Time).
  2. For directors and corporate officers of Renesas as well as directors and employees of Renesas’ subsidiaries residing outside Japan, Renesas will accept the application from a person who will receive the "Renesas Electronics Corporation Stock Options for FY2020 (Series No.2)" and will grant those stock options on June 30, 2020 (Japan Standard Time).

I. Reason for issuance of stock acquisition rights as stock options

By issuing such stock options to members comprising of directors, corporate officers and employees of Renesas as well as directors and employees of its subsidiaries, Renesas will be able to retain excellent talents as well as to have them share the advantages and risks of rises and falls in the value of Renesas shares with all the shareholders. Therefore, the stock options encourage them to contribute to increasing the share price and the enterprise value, which will ultimately lead to improving the corporate value of the Renesas Group.

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