Hitachi to Acquire Signalling and Rolling Stock Operations of Finmeccanica

Tokyo, Japan 30 October, 2015 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, "Hitachi") announced today that the conditions precedent were satisfied for the agreements for Hitachi to acquire Finmeccanica S.p.A. ([FNM.IM,] “Finmeccanica”)’s signalling and rolling stock operations signed on February 24, 2015.