Hitachi Acquires Turkish Kurt & Kurt to Further Strengthen the Healthcare Business

Tokyo, December 9, 2016 --- Hitachi, Ltd.(“Hitachi”) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 75% shares of Kurt ve Kurt Ithalat Ihracat ve Mumessillik Anonim Sirketi (“Kurt & Kurt”) and making it a consolidated subsidiary of Hitachi on April 1, 2017. Through the acquisition, Hitachi will gain the healthcare business platform which would help further expanding its global business and provide the total solution by strengthening operation services for hospital imaging centers and so on.