Statement Regarding Today's Media Reports

November 8, 2016

There were media reports such as in The Nikkei this morning regarding Nikon's restructuring plan centering on headcount reduction during several years. Nikon has made no announcement in this regards.

Although Nikon is constantly studying various management options including headcount rationalization for strengthening company’s profitability mainly of Semiconductor Lithography and Imaging Products Businesses, nothing has been decided at this time.

Should any facts pertaining to this matter are decided, Nikon will immediately make an announcement.

The information is current as of the date of publication. It is subject to change without notice.