Notification of Change of SII Semiconductor Corporation, Subsidiary of Seiko Instruments Inc., to Equity-method Affiliate

SII Semiconductor Corporation (SII Semiconductor), a subsidiary of Seiko Instruments Inc. (SII) that manufactures and sells semiconductors, has been changed to an equity-method affiliate as of January 5, 2018 upon completion of partial transfer of shares of SII to Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ). As a result, the shareholding ratio of DBJ and SII became 70% and 30%, respectively. Taking advantage of this opportunity, SII Semiconductor today changed its company name to ABLIC Inc. and commenced its business operations. We sincerely appreciate your continued support.

New Company Name
ABLIC Inc.

Website
https://www.ablicinc.com