Ad-Hoc-Announcement pursuant to Section 15 Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz)
Frankfurt Stock Exchange has approved requested delisting today
Hitachi, Ltd., 6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8280 Japan
ISIN DE0008570441, WKN 857044
Listed: Amtlicher Markt (General Standard) Frankfurt am Main
The Frankfurt Stock Exchange has approved today the revocation of the admission of the shares of Hitachi, Ltd. represented by German Bearer Certificates to the Official Market (Amtlicher Markt), General Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange for which Hitachi, Ltd. had applied for. The delisting from the Frankfurt Stock Exchange will become effective on 28 July 2006.
The shares of the Company will remain admitted to trading on the Japanese stock exchanges Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Sapporo and on the New York Stock Exchange.
Masanao Sato, Hitachi Europe Ltd., +44-1628-585379, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hitachi Ltd., 6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-8280 Japan