May 18, 2011

TOKYO, Japan, May 18, 2011 — Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) today announced the recording of valuation loss of shares on its subsidiary in the non-consolidated financial results in the fiscal year ended March 31, 2011.


1. Outline of the valuation loss of shares on its subsidiary

Renesas Electronics recorded a share valuation loss on a subsidiary of 9,814 million yen as a special loss, following a substantial decrease in actual value of shares issued by its subsidiary, Renesas Electronics America, Inc. (President & CEO: Daniel Mahoney)


2. Impact on Renesas Electronics financial results for the year ended March 31, 2011

Refer to Renesas Electronics' announcement of full-year financial results issued today on May 18, 2011 for the impact of the special loss on the company's financial results for the year ended March 31, 2011.

On a consolidated basis, the valuation loss of shares on the subsidiary company is eliminated, therefore, has no effect on the company's consolidated financial results for the year ended March 31, 2011.


Forward-Looking Statements

The statements in this press release with respect to the plans, strategies and financial outlook of Renesas Electronics and its consolidated subsidiaries (collectively “we”) are forward-looking statements involving risks and uncertainties. We caution you in advance that actual results may differ materially from such forward-looking statements due to several important factors including, but not limited to, general economic conditions in our markets, which are primarily Japan, North America, Asia, and Europe; demand for, and competitive pricing pressure on, products and services in the marketplace; ability to continue to win acceptance of products and services in these highly competitive markets; and fluctuations in currency exchange rates, particularly between the yen and the U.S. dollar. Among other factors, downturn of the world economy; deteriorating financial conditions in world markets, or deterioration in domestic and overseas stock markets, may cause actual results to differ from the projected results forecast.

About Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power,and SoC products, Renesas provides comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, industrial, infrastructure, and IoT applications that help shape a limitless future.Learn more at us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

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