HITACHI CONSULTING ACQUIRES UK IT CONSULTING FIRM, EDENBROOK LTD.

London, April 8, 2009 – Hitachi Consulting, the global business and IT consulting company of Hitachi Ltd., today announced that it has acquired Edenbrook Ltd., a United Kingdom-based IT consulting firm which specialises in delivering Microsoft and Oracle solutions. Edenbrook's client base includes Virgin Media, easyjet, BUPA, Lloyds TSB and Whitbread.