Hitachi, Hitachi Systems and TEPCO Conclude Share Transfer Agreement and Shareholders Agreement for Strategic Business Alliance Relating to Information Systems Services

Tokyo, October 23, 2013 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501 / “Hitachi”), Hitachi Systems, Ltd. (“Hitachi Systems”) and Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc. (TSE: 9501 / “TEPCO”) today announced that they have concluded a share transfer agreement and shareholders agreement for a strategic business alliance relating to TEPCO Systems Corporation (“TEPCO Systems”), a wholly owned TEPCO subsidiary that handles the development, maintenance and operation of information systems.