KYOTO, Japan, Oct. 1, 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 September 1, 2012 through September 30, 2012
  2. Class of shares: Common stock
  3. Number of own shares repurchased: 260,300 shares
  4. Total repurchase amount: 1,528,775,000 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 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 September 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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