Nidec Announces Notice Regarding the Status of Own Share Repurchase

Nidec Announces Notice Regarding the Status of Own Share Repurchase

Repurchase of Own Shares, Pursuant to the Company's Articles of Incorporation
Based on the Provisions of Article 459-1-1 of the Companies Act of Japan

KYOTO, Japan, Dec. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nidec Corporation (NYSE:NJ)
(the "Company") today announced the status of the Company's own share
repurchase under its ongoing repurchase plan resolved at a meeting of the
Board of Directors held on June 9, 2012, pursuant to Article 459, Paragraph 1,
Item 1 of the Companies Act of Japan.

Details are as follows:

Details of Share Repurchase  

1. Period of own share repurchase: From November 1, 2012 through November 30,
2012

2. Class of shares: Common stock

3. Number of own shares repurchased: 0 shares

4. Total repurchase amount: 0 yen

Note: The above repurchase information has been prepared on the basis of
execution date.

Reference

A) The following details were resolved by the Company's Board of Directors on
February 5, 2012 and June 9, 2012:

1. Class of shares: Common stock

2. Total number of shares to be repurchased: Up to 5,000,000 shares 

  (3.45% of total number of shares issued)

3. Total repurchase amount: Up to 40 billion yen

4. Period of repurchase: From February 7, 2012 through February 6, 2013

B) The accumulative number of own shares repurchased until November 30, 2012,
pursuant to the Board of Directors resolution above:

1. Accumulative number of own shares repurchased: 4,230,400 shares

2. Total accumulative repurchase amount: 26,715,197,000 yen

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CONTACT: Masahiro Nagayasu
         General Manager
         Investor Relations
         +81-75-935-6140
         ir@jp.nidec.com

Nidec Corporation