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As of Sep. 30, 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
1,600,000,000 435,062,983 15,410

Ownership and Distribution of Shares

Number of Shares Held Number of Shares Held (units of shares)
Financial Institutions 53 467,693
Financial Instrument Firms 22 19,474
Corporations 102 2,839,488
Foreign Investors 531 924,841
Individuals and Others 14,702 98,911
Total 15,410 4,350,407
Fractional Shares (shares) - 17,510

* 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 283,050,000 65.06
SSBTC CLIENT OMNIBUS ACCOUNT 14,831,019 3.40
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd.(Trust Account) 14,816,600 3.40
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account) 9,396,300 2.16
SAJAP 3,331,200 0.76
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account 5) 3,158,900 0.72
CHASE MANHATTAN BANK GTS CLIENTS ACCOUNT ESCROW 2,831,497 0.65
Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (Trust Account 9) 2,775,500 0.63
STATE STREET BANK WEST CLIENT – TREATY 505234 2,654,500 0.61
Sony Financial Holdings Employees’ Shareholding Association 2,603,535 0.59