Fujitsu Limited has concluded a contract with its consolidated subsidiary, Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited (Fujitsu Semiconductor), whereby Fujitsu Limited will absorb the latter's Microcontroller and Analog Business through a company split (Company Split 1). Fujitsu Limited has also concluded a contract with Nihon AM Semiconductor Limited (the New Company) which is newly established by Fujitsu Semiconductor. In this second contract, Fujitsu Limited will transfer this business, also through a company split (Company Split 2), to the New Company.
Company Split 1 and Company Split 2, collectively referred to as "the Company Splits," fall within the scope of consolidated subsidiaries established through a simple absorption-type separation. For this reason certain details are not included in this disclosure.
The Company Splits are undertaken to realize the smooth transfer of Fujitsu Semiconductor's Microcontroller and Analog Business to the U.S.-based Spansion LLC and affiliates, which Fujitsu Limited announced on April 30, 2013.
After the business is transferred from Fujitsu Limited to the New Company, Fujitsu Semiconductor will transfer all shares in the New Company to Nihon Spansion Limited.
May 23, 2013: Resolution by Board of Directors approving the Company Splits
August 1, 2013 (scheduled): Scheduled date of the Company Splits (effective date)
The Company Splits meet the standards of simple absorption-type separations and therefore do not require the approval of a General Meeting of Shareholders.
The Company Splits will not involve an exchange of consideration.
Fujitsu Limited's capital will not change in as a result of the Company Splits.
Fujitsu Limited will assume a portion of the rights and obligations of Fujitsu Semiconductor's Microcontroller and Analog Business. These same rights and obligations, as well as the employment contracts held by the Microcontroller and Analog Business, will be transferred to the New Company.
As referenced in 4 (3) below, compared to the scale of Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Semiconductor, the scale of the assets and liabilities transferred and assumed as a result of the Company Splits is relatively small, and the amount of assets exceeds the amount of liabilities. For these reasons there will be no impact on the ability of Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Semiconductor, or the New Company to fulfill their obligations.
|Successor Company||Splitting Company|
|Company Name||Fujitsu Limited||Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited|
|Address of Headquarters||Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan||Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan|
|Representative||Masami Yamamoto, President||Haruki Okada, President|
|Business Description||Manufacturing, sales and associated services in the fields of telecommunication systems and data processing systems||Design, development, manufacturing, and sale of LSI products, including microcontrollers, ASICs, ASSPs, and power supply ICs|
|Capital||324.6 billion yen||60.0 billion yen|
|Date Established||June 1935||March 2008|
|Number of Shares Issued||2,070,018,213 shares||6,024,000 shares|
|Fiscal Year End||March 31||March 31|
|Major Shareholders and Percentage of Shares Held||Shareholder||%||Fujitsu Limited, 100% shareholder|
|Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.||11.04%|
|State Street Bank and Trust Company||5.00%|
|The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (for trust)||3.93%|
|Japan Trustee Services Bank, Ltd. (for trust)||3.78%|
|Fujitsu Employee Shareholding Association||2.72%|
|Financial Condition and Financial Performance in Most Recent Fiscal Year||(Consolidated)
(Millions of Yen, excl. per share data)
Net Assets: 909,809
Total Assets: 3,049,054
Net Assets per share (Yen): 377.62
Net Sales: 4,381,728
Operating Income: 95,278
Net Income: -72,913
Net Income per share (Yen): -35.24
(Millions of Yen, excl. per share data)
Net Assets: 95,975
Total Assets: 199,001
Net Assets per share (Yen): 15,932.15
Net Sales: 202,637
Operating Income: -22,644
Net Income: -70,577
Net Income per share (Yen): -11,716.09
*Figures prior to acceptance at Annual Shareholders' Meeting
|Splitting Company||Successor Company|
|Company Name||Fujitsu Limited||Nihon AM Semiconductor Limited (the New Company)|
|Address of Headquarters||As above||Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan|
|Representative||Makoto Goto, President|
|Business Description||Design, development, and sales of electronic devices|
|Capital||1 million yen|
|Date Established||May 2013|
|Number of Shares Issued||100 shares|
|Fiscal Year End||December 31|
|Major Shareholders and Percentage of Shares Held||Fujitsu Semiconductor, 100% shareholder|
Design, development, and sales of microcontrollers and analog semiconductor products
Net sales of approximately 55.0 billion yen
|Current Assets||-||Current Liabilities||-|
|Non-current Assets||490||Net Assets||490|
|Current Assets||2,909||Current Liabilities||2,813|
|Non-current Assets||490||Net Assets||586|
Fujitsu Semiconductor will transfer to Nihon Spansion Limited all shares in the New Company to which Fujitsu Limited has transferred the Microcontroller and Analog Business.
The impact of the Company Splits on Fujitsu Limited's financial results is minimal. Furthermore, the impact of the Microcontroller and Analog Business transfer to Spansion LLC and affiliates, including the transfer of shares in the New Company to Nihon Spansion Limited, has been factored into Fujitsu Limited's consolidated financial projections for fiscal 2013 that were released on April 30, 2013.
Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Approximately 170,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries. We use our experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of society with our customers. Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702) reported consolidated revenues of 4.4 trillion yen (US$47 billion) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2013. For more information, please see http://www.fujitsu.com.
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Date: 23 May, 2013
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