Press Releases 2018

Notice Regarding Transfer of Shares of Hitachi Automotive Systems Measurement

Tokyo, December 26, 2018 --- Hitachi Automotive Systems, Ltd. today announced that it has concluded a share transfer agreement with PTC2 Holdings Inc. a special-purpose company which is established by Polaris Capital Group Co., Ltd. to transfer all shares owned by Hitachi Automotive Systems in its wholly owned subsidiary, Hitachi Automotive Systems Measurement, Ltd., which engages in the energy station and plant construction businesses.

Restructuring of Automotive Lithium-Ion Battery Business

Tokyo, December 25, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) today announced that it had concluded an agreement with INCJ, Ltd. and Maxell Holdings, Ltd. to restructure the capital affiliation of Hitachi Vehicle Energy, Ltd., Hitachi’s wholly owned subsidiaries in the automotive lithium-ion battery business, to form a joint-stock partnership structure with these companies, and had concluded both a basic agreement and share transfer agreement with them.

Hitachi to Strengthen Energy Solutions Business with the Acquisition of ABB's Power Grids Business

Tokyo, Japan, December 17, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) today announced that it has decided to acquire the world-leading power grids business from ABB Ltd (NYSE:ABB, "ABB") and has signed an agreement with ABB. Hitachi plans to initially acquire an 80.1% stake in the Power Grids business and expects to close the acquisition in the first half of 2020, making Power Grids a consolidated subsidiary. Hitachi has entered into a purchase option to acquire the remaining 19.9% stake in Power Grids, making Power Grids a wholly-owned subsidiary.

Hitachi to Transfer Shares in Hitachi Procurement Service to Infosys, Panasonic, and PASONA

Tokyo, Japan, December 14, 2018 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”), Infosys Ltd. (NYSE:INFY, “Infosys”), Panasonic Corporation (TSE:6752, “Panasonic”), and Pasona Group Inc. (TSE:2168 “PASONA”), today announced that a contract was signed on December 14, 2018, regarding the transfer of part of the shares owned by Hitachi in Hitachi Procurement Service Co., Ltd. (“Hitachi Procurement Service”), Hitachi’s fully owned subsidiary that handles indirect materials*1 purchasing functions for the Hitachi Group, to Infosys, Panasonic, and Pasona Group’s subsidiary PASONA Inc.

New assignment to Ansaldo STS from Saturno Consortium for the HS / HC Milano - Verona Line, Brescia est - Verona section

Genoa, December 7th  2018 --- On December 6, 2018 "Saturno Consortium for the construction of railway works with high technological content for the Italian high-speed railway system" - following the contract signed with the CEPAV Due Consortium, General Contractor responsible for the design and construction of the HS/HC (High Speed and High Capacity) Brescia Est - Verona railway line, has awarded to Ansaldo STS SpA, as consortium member, part of t

Hitachi to Host Social Innovation Forum in London

On Wednesday 7th November at Glaziers Hall, London Bridge

London, October 31st, 2018 --- Hitachi Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced that it is hosting a Social Innovation Forum in London at Glaziers Hall on November 7th, 2018. The event, which forms the UK leg of its global series of Social Innovation Forums, will explore the business case for IoT and demonstrate its value as a driver of commercial revenue and an enabler of sustainable business.


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