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Notice Regarding the Acquisition of Own Shares and Cancellation of Treasury Shares
(Acquisition of own shares pursuant to the provisions of Article 165 (2), of the Company Law and
Cancellation of treasury shares pursuant to the provisions of Article 178 of the Company Law)

To whom it may concern,

Company Name: Konica Minolta, Inc.
Representative: Shoei Yamana, President and CEO
Stock Exchange Listing: Tokyo (First Section)
Local Securities Code Number: 4902
Contact: Mami Iwamoto, General Manager, CSR, Corporate Communications & Branding Division
Tel: (81) 3-6250-2100

Tokyo (May 13, 2015) - At the Board of Directors meeting held on May 13, 2015, Konica Minolta, Inc. (the “Company”) approved the item related to the acquisition of own shares based on Article 156 of the Company Law, which is applicable in accordance with Article 165, Paragraph 3 of the same law as well as the cancellation of treasury shares based on Article 178 of the same law. Details are follows.

1. Reason for Acquisition of Own Shares and Cancellation of Treasury Shares

The Company decided to acquire its own shares and cancel its treasury shares with the aim of shareholders' benefit, improving capital efficiency and ensuring a flexible capital policy.

2. Details of the Acquisition of Own Shares

(1) Type of shares to be acquired Common shares
(2) Number of shares to be acquired Limited to 10 million
(2.0% of the total number of outstanding shares (excluding treasury shares))
(3) Total value of shares to be acquired Limited to ¥10 billion
(4) Acquisition period May 14, 2015 to August 31, 2015
(5) Method of acquisition Discretionary trading by a securities company

3. Details of the Cancellation of Treasury Shares

(1) Type of shares to be canceled Common shares
(2) Number of shares to be canceled 9 million
(1.8% of the total number of issued shares prior to cancellation (including treasury shares))
(3) Number of issued shares after cancellation 502,664,337 shares
(4) Planned date of cancellation June 30, 2015

Note: Treasury shares as of March 31, 2015

Total number of issued shares 511,664,337 shares
Total number of treasury shares 9,801,071 shares
Total number of outstanding shares (excluding treasury shares) 501,863,266 shares

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