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Hitachi Announces Change in Schedule for Execution of Merger Agreement relating to Merger of Hitachi Medical and Hitachi Aloka Medical

Tokyo, December 21, 2015 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501, "Hitachi"), Hitachi Medical Corporation ("Hitachi Medical"), and Hitachi Aloka Medical, Ltd. (“Hitachi Aloka Medical”) today announced a change in the schedule for executing the merger agreement relating to the merger of Hitachi Medical and Hitachi Aloka Medical announced on July 21, 2015.

While the companies planned to execute the merger agreement in December 2015, they changed the schedule for the execution of the agreement to January 2016. The change is due to the need for further consideration in developing an optimal organizational structure including the scope of integration for the new manufacturing subsidiary established by combining the manufacturing divisions of Hitachi Medical and Hitachi Aloka Medical. There is no change in the scheduled merger date (effective date) of April 1, 2016.