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Notice Regarding Secondary Offering of Maxell Holdings Shares

Tokyo, November 17, 2017 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, “Hitachi”) today announced its decision with respect to the partial sale of shares of Maxell Holdings, Ltd. (TSE:6810, “Maxell Holdings”) common stock owned by Hitachi (the “Offering”) as follows.

1.  Outline of the Offering

(1) Name of stock to be offered: Common stock of Maxell Holdings, Ltd.

(2) Number of shares to be offered: 6,194,100 shares*

(3) Method of the Offering: Secondary offering by way of underwriting and  over- allotment

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. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) and Hitachi Medical Computer Systems, Inc. (“HMCS”) 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.

Toyota and Hitachi Embark on Collaborative Creation Aiming to Build a High-Efficiency Production Model Using IoT Platform

Tokyo, October 4, 2017 --- Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Hitachi, Ltd. (Hitachi) today announced that they will embark on a collaborative creation to build a high-efficiency production model using an IoT platform. These two companies will conduct verification at Toyota's model plants (Toyota, Aichi Prefecture) starting from this October. Through this verification, they intend to establish a platform using Hitachi's IoT platform “Lumada”, which utilizes the latest digital technologies such as AI and big data analysis.