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 August 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: August 11, 2021

List of materials

Documents attached hereto:
 
i) Press release: Translation of the Share Buyback Report for the period from July 1, 2021 to July 31, 2021, filed with the Director General of the Kanto Finance Bureau by SONY GROUP CORPORATION on August 11, 2021



[This is a translation of the Share Buyback Report for the period from July 1, 2021 to July 31, 2021, filed with the Director General of the Kanto Finance Bureau by SONY GROUP CORPORATION on August 11, 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 July 31, 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
 
722,800
7,474,562,700
Progress of the repurchase (%)
2.89
3.74
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.



2.
Status of Disposition
(as of July 31, 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)
 
July 1
July 2
July 5
July 6
July 8
July 9
July 13
July 14
July 15
July 16
July 20
July 26
 
 
401
55,180
2,000
7,647
4,200
8,937
2,414
5,700
8,452
116,919
1,600
200
 
 
2,342,678
322,366,526
11,684,180
44,674,462
24,536,778
52,210,758
14,102,805
33,299,913
49,377,345
683,051,321
9,347,344
1,168,419
Total
213,650
1,248,162,529
Other (Acquired treasury stock disposed as restricted stock compensation)
(Date of disposition)
 
July 20
 
 
298,700
 
 
1,745,032,283
Total
298,700
1,745,032,283
Other (Treasury stock sold due to requests for sale from shareholders holding fractional shares)
(Date of disposition)
 
July 27
 
 
20
 
 
116,842
Total
20
116,842
Total amount
512,370
2,993,311,654


3.
Status of Shares Held in Treasury
(as of July 31, 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
21,350,268

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