(Cancellation of Treasury Shares Pursuant to Article 178 of the Companies Act)

February 8, 2024

TOKYO, Japan, February 8, 2024 ― Renesas Electronics Corporation (“Renesas”, TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that it has resolved at the Meeting of Board of Directors dated February 8, 2024, to cancel treasury shares pursuant to Article 178 of the Companies Act as follows.

  1. Class of shares to be cancelled: Renesas common shares
  2. Number of shares to be cancelled: 87,839,138 shares (approximately 4.5% of shares issued and outstanding)
  3. Scheduled cancellation date: February 29, 2024


  1. Renesas will retain a maximum of approximately 5% of the total number of shares issued and outstanding and, in principle, treasury shares exceeding 5% will be subject to cancellation.
  2. After cancellation, the total number of shares issued and outstanding is projected to be 1,870,614,885, and the total number of treasury shares is projected to be 93,530,744. (These numbers are projected based on the total numbers of shares issued and outstanding as well as treasury shares as of December 31, 2023.)

About Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723) empowers a safer, smarter and more sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. The leading global provider of microcontrollers, Renesas combines our expertise in embedded processing, analog, power and connectivity to deliver complete semiconductor solutions. These Winning Combinations accelerate time to market for automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT applications, enabling billions of connected, intelligent devices that enhance the way people work and live. Learn more at renesas.com. Follow us on LinkedInFacebookTwitterYouTube, and Instagram.

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This press release is based on the economic, regulatory, market and other conditions as in effect on the date hereof. It should be understood that subsequent developments may affect the information contained in this presentation, which neither we nor our advisors or representatives are under an obligation to update, revise or affirm.

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