Making the Turkish broadcast van manufacturer BCS into a consolidated subsidiary

Hitachi Kokusai Electric In. (hereinafter "Hitachi Kokusai"; head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President and Chief Executive Officer: Kaichiro Sakama) announces that, on June 30, BCS Teknoloji Yayıncılık ve Haberleşme Sistemleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (hereinafter "BCS"), which is engaged mainly in the development, design, and manufacture of outside broadcasting vehicle systems, became a consolidated subsidiary of Hitachi Kokusai Electric Turkey Elektronik Ürünleri Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (hereinafter "Hitachi Kokusai Turkey"). The aim of this decision is to strengthen the broadcasting equipment business in the Republic of Turkey (hereinafter "Turkey") and the Middle East.