6-K 1 a51993385.htm SONY CORPORATION 6-K

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20549

FORM 6-K

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of June 2019
Commission File Number: 001-06439

SONY CORPORATION
(Translation of registrant's name into English)

1-7-1 KONAN, MINATO-KU, TOKYO, 108-0075, JAPAN
(Address of principal executive offices)

The registrant files annual reports under cover of Form 20-F.

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F,
 
Form 20-F  X
Form 40-F __
 
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If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b):82-______
 
SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
 
 
SONY CORPORATION
 
(Registrant)
   
   
 
By:  /s/  Hiroki Totoki
 
                (Signature)
 
Hiroki Totoki
 
Senior Executive Vice President and
 
Chief Financial Officer
 
Date: June 3, 2019

List of materials

Documents attached hereto:
 
i) Press release: Notice Regarding the Status of Repurchase of Shares of Common Stock


 
June 3, 2019
Sony Corporation

Notice Regarding the Status of Repurchase of Shares of Common Stock
(Repurchase of Shares Under the Provision of Sony’s Articles of Incorporation Pursuant to
Article 459, Paragraph 1 of the Companies Act)

Sony Corporation (“Sony”) announced today the status of the repurchase of shares of its own common stock pursuant to Article 459, Paragraph 1 of the Companies Act of Japan and Article 34 of Sony’s Articles of Incorporation, which was approved at the meeting of its Board of Directors held on May 16, 2019, as follows.

1.
Class of shares repurchased:
Common stock of Sony
2.
Total number of shares repurchased:
1,404,000 shares
3.
Total purchase price for
7,508,006,400 yen
 
repurchased shares:
 
4.
Period of repurchase:
May 17, 2019 to May 31, 2019
5.
Method of repurchase:
Open market purchase through the Tokyo Stock
 
 
Exchange based on a discretionary trading contract


(For reference)
1.            Details of resolution approved at the Board of Directors meeting held on May 16, 2019
 
(1)
Class of shares to be
repurchased

Common stock of Sony
(2)
Total number of shares
to be repurchased
60 million shares(maximum)
(4.80% of total number of shares issued and outstanding
(excluding treasury stock))

(3)
Total purchase price for
repurchase of shares

200 billion yen(maximum)
(4)
Period of repurchase

May 17, 2019 to March 31, 2020
(5)
Method of repurchase
Expected open market purchase through the Tokyo
Stock Exchange based on a discretionary trading
contract


2.            Total number and purchase price of shares repurchased pursuant to the resolution approved at the above-mentioned Board of Directors meeting (as of May 31, 2019)

(1)
Total number of shares
repurchased
1,404,000 shares
(2)
Total purchase price for
repurchased shares
7,508,006,400 yen





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