Kyocera 6-K 2009
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of April 2009
Commission File Number: 1-07952
6 Takeda Tobadono-cho, Fushimi-ku,
Kyoto 612-8501, Japan
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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, thereto duly authorized.
Date: April 14, 2009
1. Reason for Filing
To report an increase in a significant subsidiary of Kyocera Corporation (Kyocera), in accordance with Paragraph 4 of Article 24-5 of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Law and Sub-Paragraph 3 of Paragraph 2 of Article 19 of the Cabinet Office Ordinance relating to Disclosure of Corporation.
2. Matters reported
1) Outline of an increase in a significant subsidiary
2) Number and percentage of voting rights owned by Kyocera
Note: On April 1, 2008 Kyocera acquired the mobile phone related business and its related assets and liabilities from SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. through corporate split. As a result of this acquisition, Kyocera Telecom Equipment (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. becomes a Kyoceras subsidiary.
3) Reason for and effective date of an increase in a significant subsidiary
Reason: Kyocera Telecom Equipment (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.s sales to Kyocera is 10% or more of Kyoceras gross purchase.
Effective date: March 31, 2009