Nidec Announces the Status of Share Repurchases and the Termination of the Share Repurchase Plan

Nidec Announces the Status of Share Repurchases and the Termination of the
Share Repurchase Plan

(Repurchases of Shares Pursuant to Article 459, Paragraph 1, Item 1 of the
Companies Act of Japan)

KYOTO, Japan, Jan. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nidec Corporation (NYSE:NJ)
(the "Company") today announced the status of the Company's share repurchases
under its repurchase plan in accordance with the Articles of Incorporation
pursuant to Article 459, Paragraph 1, Item 1 of the Companies Act of Japan.

The Company's share repurchase plan authorized by the Board of Directors on
February 5, 2012, as modified by a resolution of the Board of Directors on
June 9, 2012, has been terminated as of January 24, 2013.

Details of Share Repurchases

1. Period of share repurchases: From January 1, 2013 through January 24, 2013
2. Class of shares: Common stock
3. Number of shares repurchased: 0 shares
4. Total repurchase amount: 0 yen

Reference

A) Details of the share repurchase plan authorized by the Board of Directors
on February 5, 2012, as modified by a resolution of the Board of Directors on
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) Total number of shares repurchased through January 24, 2013, pursuant to
the authorization of the Board of Directors described above:

1. Total number of shares repurchased: 4,230,400 shares
2. Total 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
 
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