Renesas Electronics

Renesas Announces Determination of Number of New Shares to be Issued and Number of Shares to be Sold

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 12:35pm

36,373,600 shares of common stock of Renesas to be underwritten and purchased by the Japanese underwriters in the Japanese Public Offering.

Key Points: 
  • 36,373,600 shares of common stock of Renesas to be underwritten and purchased by the Japanese underwriters in the Japanese Public Offering.
  • 145,494,200 shares of common stock of Renesas to be underwritten and purchased by the international managers in the International Offering.
  • 123,761,800 shares of common stock of Renesas to be underwritten and purchased by the international managers in the International Secondary Offering.
  • Current total number of issued shares:
    Number of shares to be increased by the issuance of new shares through the Japanese Public Offering and the International Offering:
    Total number of issued shares after the issuance of new shares through the Japanese Public Offering and the International Offering:
    As Renesas has issued stock acquisition rights, Current total number of issued shares refers to the total number of issued shares as of May 31, 2021.

Renesas Announces Determination of Issue Price, Selling Price and Other Matters

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 11:52am

Renesas executed a Facilities Agreement with MUFG Bank, Ltd. and Mizuho Bank, Ltd., (borrowing limit: 735.4 billion yen) to procure necessary funds for the Acquisition.

Key Points: 
  • Renesas executed a Facilities Agreement with MUFG Bank, Ltd. and Mizuho Bank, Ltd., (borrowing limit: 735.4 billion yen) to procure necessary funds for the Acquisition.
  • The fundraising through the issuance of new shares is intended to convert a part of funds to be obtained through such Facilities Agreement to long-term funds.
  • In this case, Renesas will not borrow the equivalent amount through the Facilities Agreement.
  • The securities referred to above will not be publicly offered or sold in the United States.

Strategy Analytics: Infineon Cements Position as the World's Number One Automotive Semiconductor Supplier

Monday, June 7, 2021 - 1:15pm

Along with Renesas, Texas Instruments and STMicroelectronics, the top five vendors accounted for almost 49% of the global automotive semiconductor market in 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Along with Renesas, Texas Instruments and STMicroelectronics, the top five vendors accounted for almost 49% of the global automotive semiconductor market in 2020.
  • On the other end of the scale, the Others category includes over 45 companies that account for around 16% of the 2020 automotive semiconductor market.
  • Strategy Analytics estimates that 2020 automotive semiconductor vendor revenues were down 6.0% year-on-year, dropping from $37.2 billion in 2019 to $35.0 billion.
  • However, Infineon was the only company in the top five to demonstrate growth in both revenue and market share with the Cypress Semiconductor helping to cement Infineon as the number one automotive semiconductor supplier.

UPDATE 9 - Notice Regarding the Semiconductor Manufacturing Factory (Naka Factory) Fire: Production Capacity Recovery Status

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 2:00am

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced an update regarding production capacity recovery following the occurrence of a fire on March 19, 2021 at part of the processes in the N3 Building (300mm line) of Naka Factory.

Key Points: 
  • Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced an update regarding production capacity recovery following the occurrence of a fire on March 19, 2021 at part of the processes in the N3 Building (300mm line) of Naka Factory.
  • The production capacity of the N3 Building which resumed operation on April 17 has recovered to 88% as of the end of May in comparison to the production capacity before the occurrence of the fire.
  • The procurement of manufacturing equipment damaged by the fire has been completed for all necessary equipment to return to pre-fire production capacity.
  • Promptly thereafter, Renesas aims for the production capacity to return to 100% of the pre-fire levels.

Renesas Announces Issuance of New Shares and Secondary Offering of Shares

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 8:33am

Renesas Electronics Corporation (Renesas, TSE: 6723,) today announced that it has resolved, at the Board of Directors meeting held today, matters relating to an issuance of new shares and a secondary offering of shares of stock of Renesas as set forth below.

Key Points: 
  • Renesas Electronics Corporation (Renesas, TSE: 6723,) today announced that it has resolved, at the Board of Directors meeting held today, matters relating to an issuance of new shares and a secondary offering of shares of stock of Renesas as set forth below.
  • In addition, the secondary offering of shares of Renesas will be conducted by INCJ, Ltd. concurrently with the issuance of new shares through the Japanese Public Offering and the International Offering (each as defined below).
  • Renesas shall not pay any underwriting commissions to the Underwriters in respect of the Japanese Public Offering and the International Offering.
  • 123,761,800 shares of common stock of Renesas to be underwritten and purchased by the international managers in the International Secondary Offering as described in (3)(ii) below.

IAR Systems and Secure Thingz present embedded security compliance solution for Renesas RX

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 2:20pm

- Compliance Suite includes security development tools and practical guidance, delivering a shrink-wrapped solution for organizations to ensure security legislation compliance in their IoT applications

Key Points: 
  • - Compliance Suite includes security development tools and practical guidance, delivering a shrink-wrapped solution for organizations to ensure security legislation compliance in their IoT applications
    CAMBRIDGE, England and UPPSALA, Sweden, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Systems, the future-proof supplier of software tools and services for embedded development, and Secure Thingz, an IAR Systems Group company, today presented Compliance Suite for Renesas RX.
  • The Compliance Suite for Renesas RX is specifically designed for applications based on the Renesas RX family of microcontrollers (MCUs).
  • Compliance Suite for Renesas RX delivers a set of security development tools that are all integrated with the development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench.
  • Editor's Note: IAR Systems, IAR Embedded Workbench, Embedded Trust, C-Trust, C-SPY, C-RUN, C-STAT, IAR Visual State, IAR KickStart Kit, I-jet, I-jet Trace, I-scope, IAR Academy, IAR, and the logotype of IAR Systems are trademarks or registered trademarks owned by IAR Systems AB.

IAR Systems and Secure Thingz present embedded security compliance solution for Renesas RX

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 2:14pm

CAMBRIDGE, England and UPPSALA, Sweden, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Systems, the future-proof supplier of software tools and services for embedded development, and Secure Thingz, an IAR Systems Group company, today presented Compliance Suite for Renesas RX.

Key Points: 
  • CAMBRIDGE, England and UPPSALA, Sweden, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Systems, the future-proof supplier of software tools and services for embedded development, and Secure Thingz, an IAR Systems Group company, today presented Compliance Suite for Renesas RX.
  • The Compliance Suite for Renesas RX is specifically designed for applications based on the Renesas RX family of microcontrollers (MCUs).
  • Compliance Suite for Renesas RX delivers a set of security development tools that are all integrated with the development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench.
  • Editor's Note: IAR Systems, IAR Embedded Workbench, Embedded Trust, C-Trust, C-SPY, C-RUN, C-STAT, IAR Visual State, IAR KickStart Kit, I-jet, I-jet Trace, I-scope, IAR Academy, IAR, and the logotype of IAR Systems are trademarks or registered trademarks owned by IAR Systems AB.

Renesas Expands Portfolio of World’s Smallest Photocouplers for Industrial Automation and Solar Inverter Applications

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 1:00pm

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today expanded its family of 8.2mm creepage photocouplers with three new devices designed for operation in harsh industrial automation equipment, solar inverter, and EV charger operating environments.

Key Points: 
  • Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today expanded its family of 8.2mm creepage photocouplers with three new devices designed for operation in harsh industrial automation equipment, solar inverter, and EV charger operating environments.
  • Our expanded portfolio of small isolation devices offers customers greater layout flexibility with more options to enable longer secured creepage distance for high-voltage inverter control applications.
  • Renesas has identified and created a system architecture for various applications where the RV1S92xxA family of products adds tangible value in the system.
  • Renesas offers over 200 Winning Combinations for a wide range of applications and end products which can be found at renesas.com/win .

Renesas Launches LTE CAT-M1 Module For Massive IoT Based On Carrier-Proven Monarch Technology From Sequans

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 1:00pm

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today introduced the RYZ014A, Renesas first cellular IoT module supporting the LTE Cat-M1 specification.

Key Points: 
  • Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today introduced the RYZ014A, Renesas first cellular IoT module supporting the LTE Cat-M1 specification.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210526005283/en/
    Cellular IoT module simplifies global development and deployment (Photo: Business Wire)
    The RYZ014A module solves customers design and certification issues compared to building a wireless IoT solution from scratch.
  • The module is built on proven technology both from a hardware and software perspective and is delivered fully tested and calibrated.
  • Sequans offers the Monarch LTE CAT-M1 hardware and software technology used in the module, and has extensive experience implementing wireless IoT worldwide.

Renesas Launches Entry-Level RZ/V2L MPUs With Best-in-Class Power Efficiency and High-Precision AI Accelerator

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 1:00pm

As part of the RZ/V Series, the new MPUs incorporate Renesas\xe2\x80\x99 exclusive AI accelerator \xe2\x80\x93 the DRP-AI (Dynamically Reconfigurable Processor) \xe2\x80\x93 to make embedded AI easier and more power efficient.

Key Points: 
  • As part of the RZ/V Series, the new MPUs incorporate Renesas\xe2\x80\x99 exclusive AI accelerator \xe2\x80\x93 the DRP-AI (Dynamically Reconfigurable Processor) \xe2\x80\x93 to make embedded AI easier and more power efficient.
  • The new RZ/V2L shares several features with its predecessor, the RZ/V2M , such as high-precision AI inference capabilities combined with top-class power efficiency.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210519005117/en/\nEntry-level RZ/V2L MPUs with AI accelerator for vision AI applications (Graphic: Business Wire)\nThe DRP-AI provides both real-time AI inference and image processing functions with the capabilities essential for camera support such as color correction and noise reduction.
  • In addition, the RZ/V2L\xe2\x80\x99s excellent power efficiency eliminates the need for heat dissipation measures such as heat sinks or cooling fans.