Hitachi Announces the Conclusion of Absorption-type Company Split Agreement Relating to Reorganization of the System Solutions Business

Tokyo, February 10, 2015 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, “Hitachi”) announced on September 2, 2014 that it would succeed the system solutions business in the social infrastructure, financial, and government & public sectors in Hitachi Solutions, Ltd. (“Hitachi Solutions”) and integrate such businesses into its Information & Telecommunication Systems Company on April 1, 2015, through an absorption-type company split (the “Company Split”). The purpose of the transfer is to optimize its business structure to drive further growth of the Hitachi Group’s information & telecommunication systems business. Having concluded the

company split agreement (the “Company Split Agreement”) with Hitachi Solutions today, Hitachi has announced matters as follows, some of which had not yet been decided in the news release on September 2, 2014. The matters which have been decided in the Company Split Agreement and changes since the previous news release are underlined.