Hitachi Announces Tender Offer for Shares of Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (Securities Code 8036)

Hitachi, Ltd. (the “Offeror”) hereby announces as follows that, on January 31, it resolved to implement a tender offer for the common shares of Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation (the “Target”, and its common shares, the “Target Common Shares”) in accordance with the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act (Act No. 25 of 1948, as amended; the “Act”, and this tender offer, the “Tender Offer”). According to “Announcement of the Effective Date of Partial Amendment to Trade Name and Articles of Incorporation” released by the Target on November 29, 2019, the Target will change its trade name to “Hitachi High-Tech Corporation” on February 12, 2020.