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October 15, 2021

Announcement of Decision Regarding the Business Integration of
Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation and Sony LSI Design Inc.
~To Further Strengthen Business Through Integrated Operation of Semiconductor Design and Design Operations~

Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation

Atsugi, Japan — Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation (“Sony Semiconductor Solutions”) announced today on the decision to change organizational structure, planned for Sony Semiconductor Solutions and Sony LSI Design Inc. (“Sony LSI Design”).
Sony Semiconductor Solutions will absorb and merge with Sony LSI Design on April 1, 2022, and integrate their business. This decision is intended to further strengthen the business by establishing a structure that enables integrated operation of semiconductor design and design operations within the Sony Semiconductor Solutions group in response to changes in the market environment surrounding the Imaging & Sensing Solutions business.

Summary of companies’ business integration

  • Schedule of the business integration
    Effective date of the business integration: April 1, 2022
  • Method of the business integration
    Absorption-type merger in which Sony Semiconductor Solutions is the surviving company and Sony LSI Design is the dissolving company.

Summary of both parties

Trade name Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation
(Surviving company)
Sony LSI Design Inc.
(Dissolving company)
Date of incorporation November 9, 2015 June 25, 1986
Location of head office 4-14-1 Asahi-cho, Atsugi-shi,
Kanagawa, 243-0014 Japan
4-16-1 Okata, Atsugi-shi,
Kanagawa, 243-0021 Japan
Title and name of Representative President and CEO
Terushi Shimizu
Terushi Shimizu
Stated capital 400 million yen 100 million yen
Headcount Approximately 5,900 (As of October 1, 2021) Approximately 2,000 (As of October 1, 2021)
Business Research, development, manufacturing, and sales of semiconductor related products and electronic/electric equipment, as well as other associated businesses Design, development and application technologies of semiconductor related products
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