Renesas Electronics Corporation

Company Profile



Toyosu Foresia, 3-2-24, Toyosu Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0061, Japan

Business Overview

-The Company is a Japanese semiconductor manufacturer with the highest global share of automotive micro-computers. Its automotive business delivers semiconductors that control automotive engines and bodies (automotive control segment), as well as semiconductors for automotive information equipment and devices (automotive information segment) such as car-navigation products. This business also delivers micro-controllers, SoCs (systems-on-a-chip), analog semiconductors, and power semiconductors.


Financial Overview

-The Company’s consolidated sales for the fiscal year that ended in December 2021 was JPY 994.4 billion. Profit before tax was JPY 152.4 billion.


Shipment of semiconductors for automotive applications suspended due to fire at Naka Plant

-Renesas Electronics Corporation (Renesas Electronics) announced the occurrence of a fire at a part of the process facilities in the N3 Building of the Naka Factory of Renesas Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Renesas Electronics. Production was suspended at the N3 building. The fire occurred at dawn on March 19, 2021, in the 300mm wafer line of the N3 Building. (From a press release dated March 21, 2021)

-More than 60% of the products in the plant damaged by the fire are for automobiles. 60% of them are microcomputers. The incident has been gaining attention as it may accelerate the shortage of in-vehicle semiconductors that occur on a global scale. (From an article in the Nikkan Jidosha Shimbun on March 31, 2021)


-Listed on the First section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange  (As of Dec. 31, 2021)
Shareholder Investment Ratio (%)
Innovative Network Corporation of Japan 20.14
The Master Trust Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) 8.09
Denso Corporation 7.87
Toyota Motor Corporation 3.85
Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. 3.69
Hitachi, Ltd. 3.18
Custody Bank of Japan, Ltd. (Trust Account) 2.84
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation 2.60
Total 56.51


Advanced Driver Assistance SystemsADAS
-Smart cameras, LiDAR
-Surround view
-Cognitive computing
-Starter kits & Solution kits
-Quick start software for recognition

-Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) devices
-Body control module (BCM) / LED headlight unit devices
-High-intensity discharge lighting system (HID)
-Electric sliding door devices
-Power window devices
-Windshield wiper devices

Car Information Systems (In-vehicle information terminal)
-SoC for R-Car

Chassis & Safety
-Electric power steering (EPS) devices
-Brake system devices
-Airbag system devices

-Motor-generator control system devices
-Battery control system devices
-Battery charger/DC-DC control system devices

Devices for Instrument Cluster

-Gasoline engine system devices
-Gasoline direct injection engine system devices
-Diesel engine system devices
-Transmission control system devices


Nov. 2002 NEC Electronics Corporation was established in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture. It was formed as a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, which spun off its semiconductor operations except its general-purpose DRAM business.
April 2003 Renesas Technology Corporation was established by Hitachi, Ltd., which owned a 55% stake, and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, which owned a 45% stake.
July 2003 NEC Electronics was listed on the first section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
April 2010 Renesas Electronics was established through the integration of NEC Electronics Corporation and Renesas Technology Corporation.
Sep. 2013 The Company issued third-party shares to be bought by Innovative Network Corporation of Japan, Toyota Motor Corporation, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Keihin Corporation, Denso Corporation, Canon Inc., Nikon Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, and Yasukawa Electric Corporation.
Feb. 2017 Acquired all stock shares in Intersil Corporation based in the USA, turning it into a
Jan. 2018 Intersil Corporation absorbed the business operations of Renesas Electronics America Inc., adopting the company name Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Oct. 2018 Transferred the operations of the Kochi Plant of Renesas Semiconductor Manufacturing to Marusan Sangyo Co., Ltd.
Jan. 2019 Absorbed the operations of Renesas Semiconductor Parts and Test Solutions through a simple merger transaction.
Mar. 2019 Acquired all shares of Integrated Device Technology, Inc.
Jan. 2020 IDT merges with Renesas Electronics America, Inc. and changes its name to Renesas Electronics America, Inc.
Aug. 2021 Acquired and consolidated Dialog Semiconductor Plc.
Dec. 2021 Acquired and consolidated Celeno Communications Inc.

Supplemental Information 1

Technology Licensing Agreement

(As of Dec. 31, 2021)
Partner Item of Contract Contract date
Texas Instruments Incorporated
Cross-licenses for semiconductor patents (includes subsidiaries) Mar. 02, 2011
ARM Limited

Licensing-in of semiconductor designing technology

Dec. 22, 2015

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