Hitachi 6-K 2012
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of April 2012
Commission File Number 1-8320
(Translation of registrants name into English)
6-6, Marunouchi 1-chome, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8280, Japan
(Address of principal executive offices)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F.
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Hitachi Announces Delisting Schedule from
New York Stock Exchange
Tokyo, April 5, 2012 Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT / TSE:6501) today announced the delisting schedule from the New York Stock Exchange, or the NYSE, notifying to the NYSE on April 5, 2012 (Eastern Standard Time in the U.S.) applying for voluntary delisting of its American Depositary Shares, or ADSs, in connection with its announcement on March 30, 2012 relating to its intention of delisting from the NYSE.
1. Delisting schedule (Eastern Standard Time in the U.S.)
Concurrently with the delisting, Hitachi plans to submit a Form 15F to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for termination of registration of its ADSs and its reporting obligations under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules promulgated thereunder.
2. Maintaining a sponsored ADR program
Hitachi intends to maintain its American Depositary Receipt program in the United States, and therefore anticipates that its ADSs will continue to be traded on the U.S. over-the-counter market.
3. Stock Exchanges on which Hitachi will maintain its listing
Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya
(Hitachi plans to delist its shares from Fukuoka and Sapporo.)
4. Contact information for inquiries regarding Hitachis ADSs
Citibank Shareholder Services
Shareholder Service Representatives are available Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time in the U.S.).
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About Hitachi, Ltd.
Hitachi, Ltd., (NYSE: HIT / TSE: 6501), headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a leading global electronics company with approximately 360,000 employees worldwide. Fiscal 2010 (ended March 31, 2011) consolidated revenues totaled 9,315 billion yen ($112.2 billion). Hitachi will focus more than ever on the Social Innovation Business, which includes information and telecommunication systems, power systems, environmental, industrial and transportation systems, and social and urban systems, as well as the sophisticated materials and key devices that support them. For more information on Hitachi, please visit the companys website at http://www.hitachi.com.
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