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Notification of Tender Offer for Shares of Subsidiary

Tokyo, Japan, November 17, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) announced in its press release dated October 11, 2017 titled “Notification of Commencement of Tender Offer for Shares of Subsidiary” (“Hitachi’s October 11 Press Release”) that HKE Holdings G.K. (Executor: William Janetschek, “HKE”) has commenced a tender offer for common shares of Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc. (President and Chief Executive Officer: Kaichiro Sakuma, “Hitachi Kokusai”) from October 12 (the “Tender Offer”), and the period of the Tender Offer is until November 24, 2017.

Hitachi to Host Social Innovation Forum in London

London, November 16th, 2017 --- Hitachi Europe Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501), today announced that it is hosting a Social Innovation Forum in London at The Berkeley Hotel on Tuesday 28th November 2017. The event, which forms the UK leg of its global series of Social Innovation Forums, will highlight how Social Innovation can lead to the creation of a safer, smarter and healthier future, as well as demonstrate Hitachi’s wide range of technologies.

 

Hitachi Reorganizes Domestic Business to Expand the Healthcare Business Providing One-Stop Services which Enables Integrated Community Care Systems

Tokyo, Japan, November 15, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. and Hitachi Medical Computer Systems, Inc. today announced that they have decided to integrate the maintenance services and sales service support divisions related to medical devices business and electronic medical record business at HMCS as of April 1, 2018, and changing the name of the company to Hitachi Healthcare Systems, Inc. (tentative).

Hitachi develops open source software based big data analytics technology to increase speed by up to 100 times

Tokyo, November 14, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, Hitachi) today announced the development of the technology increasing the speed of big data analytics on an open source software Hadoop-based distributed data processing platform(1)(“Hadoop platform”) by a maximum of 100 times that of a conventional system. This technology converts data processing procedure generated for software processing in conventional Hadoop data processing, to that optimized for parallel processing on hardware, to enable high-speed processing of various types of data in FPGA(2).

Hitachi Social Innovation Forum held in Milan to accelerate Collaborative Creation, targeting the expansion of the Social Innovation Business in Italy

Milan 18 October, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) today hosted the “Hitachi Social Innovation Forum 2017 Milan.” The aim of the Forum is to develop and strengthen partnerships with customers as part of measures aimed at expanding the Social Innovation Business using digital technologies in Italy.

Notification of Commencement of Tender Offer for Shares of Subsidiary

Tokyo, Japan, October 11, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501,”Hitachi”) announced in its press release titled “Notification of Execution of Basic Agreement pertaining to Tender Offer for Shares of Subisidiary” issued on April 26, 2017 (“Hitachi’s April 26 Press Release”), that the tender offer (the “Tender Offer”) has been scheduled to be conducted by HKE Holdings G.K. (Executor: William Janetschek, “HKE”) for the common shares of Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.

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