Hitachi Announces Change in Schedule for Execution of Merger Agreement relating to Merger of Hitachi Medical and Hitachi Aloka Medical

Tokyo, December 21, 2015 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi"), Hitachi Medical Corporation ("Hitachi Medical"), and Hitachi Aloka Medical, Ltd. (“Hitachi Aloka Medical”) today announced a change in the schedule for executing the merger agreement relating to the merger of Hitachi Medical and Hitachi Aloka Medical announced on July 21, 2015.