Notice Concerning Change in Largest Major Shareholder

21 Sep 2018

TOKYO, Japan― Renesas Electronics Corporation (“Renesas”, TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced a change in its largest major shareholder, which became effective as of September 21, 2018. The details are as follows.

1. Reason for the change

The Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, which is Renesas’ largest major shareholder, has resolved at the meeting of Board of Directors held on August 30, 2018 and at the extraordinary shareholders’ meeting held on September 20, 2018 that, as of September 21, 2018, it: (1) under the Article 97, §1 of “Japan's Act on Strengthening Industrial Competitiveness Law” (Note) established INCJ, Ltd. through corporate separation and inherited capital supply and other support for special business activities to INCJ, Ltd.; and on the same date, (2)  inherited all of the investment securities, including Renesas shares, currently owned by Innovation Network Corporation of Japan to INCJ, Ltd.

Following these changes, the newly established INCJ, Ltd. became Renesas’ largest major shareholder and Innovation Network Corporation of Japan ceased to be Renesas’ largest major shareholder.

(Note) Enacted as Law 98 of 2013, the law that predates the modification law (Law 26 of 2018) which amends parts of the Act on Strengthening Industrial Competitiveness.

2. Overview of shareholders that made changes

(1) Overview of the new largest major shareholder

(1) Name INCJ, Ltd.
(2) Address 4-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo
(3) Name and title of representative Toshiyuki Shiga, Representative Director, Chairman and CEO
Mikihide Katsumata, Representative Director, President and
COO
(4) Main business INCJ, Ltd. will carry out specific business activity support and other work as stipulated in the current Act on Strengthening Industrial Competitiveness as of September 21, 2018.
(5) Capital 500 million yen

(2) Overview of the previous largest major shareholder

(1) Name Innovation Network Corporation of Japan
(2) Address 4-1-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo
(3) Name and title of representative Toshiyuki Shiga, Representative Director, Chairman and CEO
Mikihide Katsumata, Representative Director, President and
COO
(4) Main business Specific business activity support and other work as stipulated in the current Act on Strengthening Industrial Competitiveness.
(5) Capital 300,010 million yen (as of March 31, 2017)

3. Number of voting rights (number of shares) held by shareholders before and after the change

(1) New largest major shareholder

INCJ, Ltd.

  Number of voting rights
(Number of shares held)
Ratio of number of voting rights held by all shareholders Shareholder ranking
Prior to the change - - -
After the change 5,568,421
(556,842,175 shares)
33.4% 1

(2) Previous largest major shareholder

Innovation Network Corporation of Japan

  Number of voting rights
(Number of shares held)
Ratio of number of voting rights held by all shareholders Shareholder ranking
Prior to the change 5,568,421
(556,842,175 shares)
33.4% 1
After the change - - -

4. Date of change: September 21, 2018

5. Financial outlook

No major impact is anticipated on Renesas’ consolidated financial results from the changes in largest major shareholder.

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, home electronics, office automation, and information communication technology applications that help shape a limitless future. Learn more at renesas.com.


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