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, May 7, 2013 (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 January 24, 2013, 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 April 1, 2013 through April 30, 2013
2. Class of shares: Common stock
3. Number of own shares repurchased: 500,000 shares
4. Total repurchase amount: 2,695,777,000 yen
5. Method of repurchase: Repurchased on the Osaka Securities Exchange through
a trust established for this purpose.

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


A) The following details were resolved by the Company's Board of Directors on
January 24, 2013:

1. Class of shares: Common stock
2. Total number of shares to be repurchased: Up to 3,000,000 shares 
(2.21% of total number of shares issued, excluding treasury stock)
3. Total repurchase amount: Up to 20 billion yen
4. Period of repurchase: From January 25, 2013 through January 24, 2014

B) The accumulative number of own shares repurchased until April 30, 2013,
pursuant to the Board of Directors resolution above:

1. Accumulative number of own shares repurchased: 1,347,800 shares
2. Total accumulative repurchase amount: 7,190,003,000 yen

CONTACT: Masahiro Nagayasu
         General Manager
         Investor Relations

Nidec Corporation
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