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 SEPTEMBER 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: September 14, 2021

List of materials

Documents attached hereto:
 
i) Press release: Translation of the Share Buyback Report for the period from August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021, filed with the Director General of the Kanto Finance Bureau by SONY GROUP CORPORATION on September 14, 2021


[This is a translation of the Share Buyback Report for the period from August 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021, filed with the Director General of the Kanto Finance Bureau by SONY GROUP CORPORATION on September 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 August 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)
 
August 12
August 13
August 16
August 17
August 18
August 19
August 20
August 23
August 24
August 25
August 26
August 27
August 30
August 31
 

48,500
67,500
125,400
96,000
101,300
114,900
98,300
113,600
109,800
77,200
68,100
49,600
61,400
62,100
 
 
535,729,500
752,816,500
1,370,847,500
1,035,255,000
1,100,046,000
1,229,830,500
1,047,044,000
1,245,187,000
1,253,050,500
885,214,000
769,464,500
555,536,000
690,155,500
703,177,000
Total
1,193,700
13,173,353,500
Total number of shares repurchased as of the end of the reporting month
1,916,500
20,647,916,200
Progress of the repurchase (%)
7.67
10.32
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.

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2.
Status of Disposition
(as of August 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)
 
August 2
August 3
August 4
August 5
August 10
August 11
August 12
August 16
August 17
August 18
August 19
August 20
August 26
August 27
August 30
August 31
 
 
3,600
3,400
4,024
11,000
3,000
3,700
127,501
8,000
1,811
20,600
1,346,292
2,300
1,700
1,003
1,000
1,601
 
 
21,921,120
20,703,280
24,502,941
66,981,200
18,267,600
22,530,040
776,379,089
48,713,600
11,027,541
125,437,520
8,197,841,246
14,005,160
10,351,640
6,107,468
6,089,200
9,748,809
Total
1,540,532
9,380,607,454
Total amount
1,540,532
9,380,607,454

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3.
Status of Shares Held in Treasury
(as of August 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
21,005,928

 
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