August 2, 2011

TOKYO, Japan, August 2, 2011 — Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) today announced the recording of special loss in the three months ended June 30, 2011 in connection with damage from the March 11 Great East Japan Earthquake.


1. Outline of the special loss in connection with the earthquake

Renesas Electronics Group's multiple production sites located in the Tohoku and Kanto areas, including the Naka factory in Hitachinaka, Ibaraki suffered damage to their buildings and manufacturing equipment. Due to the impact of the earthquake, the Group recorded a loss on disaster of 11,857 million yen as part of its special loss in the three months ended June 30, 2011.


2. Impact on Renesas Electronics financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2011

Refer to Renesas Electronics' announcement of first quarter financial results issued today on August 2, 2011 for the impact of the special loss on the company's financial results for the three months ended June 30, 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

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