Hitachi Conclude Absorption-type Company Split Agreement Relating to Restructuring of Power Plant, Transportation System and Industrial Plant Construction Businesses

Tokyo, August 6, 2013 - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501 / “Hitachi”) on June 28, 2013 announced that it had decided to transfer its construction business for power plants, transportation systems and industrial plants (“businesses to be transferred”) and integrate them in Hitachi Plant Engineering & Services, Ltd. through a company split on October 1, 2013, with the aim of strengthening and expanding the infrastructure systems business.