9/9/16

Issues of the Thirtieth, Thirty-first, Thirty-second and Thirty-third Series of Unsecured Bonds

Sony Corporation (the "Corporation") announced today that it has determined the final terms of four tranches of unsecured straight bonds in the total principal amount of 200.0 billion yen. The bonds will be issued in Japan under the Corporation's domestic bond shelf registration for public offerings in Japan (the aggregate principal amount under the shelf registration, before taking into account the issuance of these four tranches, is 300.0 billion yen and the shelf registration's period of effectiveness ends on August 24, 2018). The Corporation intends to use the proceeds of the issues for the repayment of debt.
The Thirtieth Series Unsecured Bonds
1. Total amount of issue
70.0 billion yen
2. Denomination of each Bond
1 million yen
3. Interest rate
0.05% per annum
4. Issue price
100% of the principal amount
5. Redemption price
100% of the principal amount
6. Maturity date
September 20, 2019
7. Interest payment dates
March 20 and September 20 of each year
8. Fiscal, issuing and paying agent
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
9. Ratings
"A-" from Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) and
"A" from Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd. (JCR)
The Thirty-first Series Unsecured Bonds
1. Total amount of issue
90.0 billion yen
2. Denomination of each Bond
1 million yen
3. Interest rate
0.23% per annum
4. Issue price
100% of the principal amount
5. Redemption price
100% of the principal amount
6. Maturity date
September 17, 2021
7. Interest payment dates
March 20 and September 20 of each year
8. Fiscal, issuing and paying agent
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
9. Ratings
"A-" from Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) and
"A" from Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd. (JCR)
The Thirty-second Series Unsecured Bonds
1. Total amount of issue
15.0 billion yen
2. Denomination of each Bond
1 million yen
3. Interest rate
0.28% per annum
4. Issue price
100% of the principal amount
5. Redemption price
100% of the principal amount
6. Maturity date
September 20, 2023
7. Interest payment dates
March 20 and September 20 of each year
8. Fiscal, issuing and paying agent:
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
9. Ratings
"A-" from Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) and
"A" from Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd. (JCR)
The Thirty-third Series Unsecured Bonds
1. Total amount of issue
25.0 billion yen
2. Denomination of each Bond:
1 million yen
3. Interest rate
0.42% per annum
4. Issue price
100% of the principal amount
5. Redemption price
100% of the principal amount
6. Maturity date
September 18, 2026
7. Interest payment dates
March 20 and September 20 of each year
8. Fiscal, issuing and paying agent
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
9. Ratings
"A-" from Rating and Investment Information, Inc. (R&I) and
"A" from Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd. (JCR)
Note:
This press release is intended as general information regarding Sony Corporation's issuance of unsecured straight bonds and does not constitute, or form a part of, an offer of securities for sale in the United States or Canada or any jurisdiction where it is unlawful to do so. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or the securities laws of any jurisdiction other than Japan, and the securities may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the benefit of, a U.S. person (as defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act) absent registration under the Securities Act or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements under the Securities Act or offered or sold in any other jurisdiction absent compliance with applicable securities laws.

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