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As of Mar. 31, 2018

Stock Exchange Listing

The First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Securities code: 8729)

Number of Shares Outstanding

Total Number of Shares Authorized to Be Issued Total Number of Shares Issued Number of Shareholders
1,600,000,000 435,027,513 18,720

Ownership and Distribution of Shares

Number of Shares Held Number of Shares Held (units of shares)
Financial Institutions 56 534,080
Financial Instrument Firms 29 39,102
Corporations 116 2,747,801
Foreign Investors 503 907,637
Individuals and Others 18,016 121,426
Total 18,720 4,350,046
Fractional Shares (shares) - 22,913

* Note: Treasury stocks of 35,775 shares are included in “Individuals and Others” of 357 units of shares and in “Fractional Shares” of 75 shares. (One unit of share: 100 shares)

Ownership and Distribution of Shares; Foreign Investors 20.86%, Financial Institues 12.27%, Individuals and Others 2.79%, Corporations 63.16%, Financial Insruments Firms 0.89%

Major Shareholders

Name Number of Shares Held Percentage of Ownership (excluding treasury stocks)(%)
Sony Corporation 274,050,000 63.00
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd.(Trust Account) 14,265,800 3.27
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account) 13,662,400 3.14
STATE STREET BANK AND TRUST COMPANY 13,272,066 3.05
Trust & Custody Services Bank, Ltd. (Securities Investment Trust Account) 3,414,600 0.78
NOMURA PB NOMINEES LIMITED OMNIBUS-MARGIN (CASHPB) 3,394,680 0.78
GOLDMAN,SACHS & CO.REG 3,129,914 0.71
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account 5) 3,096,700 0.71
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK 380055 3,001,173 0.68
STATE STREET BANK WEST CLIENT – TREATY 505234 2,885,906 0.66