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March 27, 2014
Sony Corporation ("Sony") today announced that it has agreed to sell Building 5 and premises (22-6, Higashigotanda 2 cho-me, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo, Japan) at the Gotenyama Technology Center of Sony to Sumitomo Realty & Development Co., Ltd., a Japanese real estate company.
The agreed sale price is 7 billion yen and Sony aims to close this sale by the end of April 2014. Sony expects to realize a gain on the sale of approximately 5 billion yen, to be recorded as operating income, in the first quarter of the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, when the sale closes. No impact is anticipated on Sony's forecast of the consolidated financial results for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2014 as a result of this sale.