SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D. C. 20549

FORM 6-K

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

For the month of May 2021
Commission File Number: 001-06439

SONY GROUP CORPORATION
(Translation of registrant's name into English)

1-7-1 KONAN, MINATO-KU, TOKYO, 108-0075, JAPAN
(Address of principal executive offices)

The registrant files annual reports under cover of Form 20-F.

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F,
 
Form 20-F  X
Form 40-F __
 
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Yes No X
 
If "Yes" is marked, indicate below the file number assigned to the registrant in connection with Rule 12g3-2(b):82-______
 
SIGNATURE

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, thereunto duly authorized.
 
 
SONY GROUP CORPORATION
 
(Registrant)
   
   
 
By:  /s/  Hiroki Totoki
 
                (Signature)
 
Hiroki Totoki
 
Executive Deputy President and
 
Chief Financial Officer
 
Date: May 14, 2021

List of materials

Documents attached hereto:
 
i) Press release: Translation of the Share Buyback Report for the period from April 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021, filed with the Director General of the Kanto Finance Bureau by SONY GROUP CORPORATION on May 14, 2021]

[This is a translation of the Share Buyback Report for the period from April 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021, filed with the Director General of the Kanto Finance Bureau by SONY GROUP CORPORATION on May 14, 2021]

Class of Shares: Common Stock

1.
Status of Repurchase

(1) Status of a repurchase pursuant to a resolution approved at a General Meeting of Shareholders
Not applicable

(2) Status of a repurchase pursuant to a resolution approved at a meeting of the Board of Directors
(as of April 30, 2021)
 
Number of Shares
Total Amount (Yen)
Resolution approved at the meeting of the Board of Directors held on April 28, 2021
(Period of Repurchase: April 30, 2021 to April 28, 2022)
25,000,000
(Maximum)
200,000,000,000
(Maximum)
Repurchases during the reporting month
(Date of repurchase)
Total
Total number of shares repurchased as of the end of the reporting month
 
Progress of the repurchase (%)
Note 1:  The dates identified above for the “Period of Repurchase” as well as the individual dates of repurchase are trade dates and the numbers of shares repurchased are the number of shares repurchased on such trade dates.
Note 2:  It was resolved at the meeting of the Board of Directors held on April 28, 2021 that the method of repurchase is expected to be an open market purchase through the Tokyo Stock Exchange based on a discretionary trading contract.
1


2.
Status of Disposition
(as of April 30, 2021)
 
Number of Shares Disposed during the Reporting Month
Total Amount of Disposition (Yen)
Acquired treasury stock offered to subscribers
Total
Acquired treasury stock which was canceled
Total
Acquired treasury stock transferred as a result of a merger, share exchange, partial share exchange or company split
Total
Other (Exercise of stock acquisition rights (including the exercise of stock acquisition rights of the 130% callable unsecured convertible bonds with stock acquisition rights (6th series)))
 
(Date of disposition)
 
April 5
April 6
April 7
April 8
April 13
April 14
April 15
April 19
April 20
April 22
April 23
April 26
April 28
April 30
 
 
2,702
15,052
300
2,104
300
2,100
200
1,002
400
700
200
200
300
1,600
 
 
15,377,163
85,661,384
1,707,309
11,973,927
1,707,309
11,951,163
1,138,206
5,702,412
2,276,412
3,983,721
1,138,206
1,138,206
1,707,309
9,105,648
Total
27,160
154,568,375
Other (Treasury stock sold due to requests for sale from shareholders holding fractional shares)
(Date of disposition)
 
April 13
 
 
78
 
 
443,900
Total
78
443,900
Total amount
27,238
155,012,275


3.
Status of Shares Held in Treasury
(as of April 30, 2021)
Status as of the end of the reporting month
Number of Shares
Total number of shares issued
1,261,058,781
Number of treasury stock
               21,806,178

- EOF -

2
Sony (NYSE:SNE)
Historical Stock Chart
From Nov 2021 to Dec 2021 Click Here for more Sony Charts.
Sony (NYSE:SNE)
Historical Stock Chart
From Dec 2020 to Dec 2021 Click Here for more Sony Charts.