December 02, 2004
Hitachi to Repurchase Its Own Shares from Subsidiaries
Tokyo, December 2, 2004 --- Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) announced that it
will repurchase its own shares from subsidiaries as follows:
- Name of subsidiaries:
Chuo Shoji, Ltd., Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.
and Niigata Material Co., Ltd.
- Reason for repurchase:
Hitachi, Ltd. will repurchase its own shares, which, upon the
merger with TOKICO LTD. and Hitachi Unisia Automotive,
Ltd. on October 1, 2004, were allocated to shares of TOKICO
LTD. held by its subsidiaries.
- Details of repurchase:
- Class of shares to be repurchased: Common stock of Hitachi, Ltd.
- Number of shares to be repurchased: 10,555,000 shares, consisting of 10,538,000
shares held by Chuo Shoji, Ltd., 14,000 shares held by Hitachi Construction
Machinery Co., Ltd. and 3,000 shares held by Niigata Material Co., Ltd.
- Repurchase amount: JPY 6,955,745,000
Hitachi, Ltd. will execute the repurchase on December 17, 2004.