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October 30, 2015
Tokyo, Japan 30 October, 2015 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501, "Hitachi") announced today that the conditions precedent were satisfied for the agreements for Hitachi to acquire Finmeccanica S.p.A. ([FNM.IM,] “Finmeccanica”)'s signalling and rolling stock operations signed on February 24, 2015.
The agreements are for the sale and purchase of:
The simultaneous closing of the transactions is expected on November 2.
Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, delivers innovations that answer society's challenges with our talented team and proven experience in global markets. The company's consolidated revenues for fiscal 2014 (ended March 31, 2015) totaled 9,761 billion yen ($81.3 billion). Hitachi is focusing more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes power & infrastructure systems, information & telecommunication systems, construction machinery, high functional materials & components, automotive systems, healthcare and others. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the company's website at http://www.hitachi.com.