Donations of Welfare Vehicles -Welfare Vehicles Donated to Four Social Welfare Corporations in Tokyo, Nara, Gunma Prefectures-

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TOKYO, Japan -March 31, 2014-ORIX Foundation announced today that it has donated four welfare vehicles to four social welfare corporations in Tokyo, Nara, and Gunma Prefectures.

The ORIX Foundation is the successor to the ORIX Social Fund established in April 2006 with the aim of providing ongoing support in fields beyond the scope of corporate activities. This includes social welfare, the nurturing of children and youth to be future leaders, and musical and cultural arts. The ORIX Foundation took over the ORIX Social Fund's activities in December 2010 after receiving approval as a public interest incorporated foundation.

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Donations of welfare vehicles have continued since fiscal 2006, with a total of 65 vehicles donated to 65 social welfare corporations nationwide by fiscal 2012. Among these, 35 specially equipped welfare vehicles and ordinary automobiles to social welfare corporations along the Pacific coast of Miyagi and Iwate prefectures in fiscal 2011 as part of support for recovery from the Great East Japan Earthquake. These vehicles were paid for by donations collected from ORIX Group corporate officers and employees, along with a contribution from the ORIX Foundation.

In fiscal 2013, the ORIX Foundation donated four welfare vehicles to corporations that were suffering from a lack of automobiles.

■Fiscal 2013 Vehicle Recipients

 No.  Social welfare corporation  Location  Vehicle type

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 1  National Rehabilitation Center for Children with Disabilities  Itabashi-ku, Tokyo  Toyota Hiace Welcab B type for wheelchair  Feb. 28, 2014
 2  Midori Aiikuen  Musashimurayama City, Tokyo  Nissan NV350 Caravan D version with wheelchair cab  Mar. 25, 2014
 3  Todaiji Seishien  Nara City, Nara Prefecture  Nissan Serena with sloped wheelchair cab  Mar. 26, 2014
 4  Ryomo Ryogoen  Kiyru City, Gunma Prefecture  Nissan NV350 Caravan D version with wheelchair cab  Apr. 4, 2014

 

Looking ahead, the ORIX Foundation will continue to work on various support activities for contributing to the realization of a truly charitable and prosperous society.

About ORIX
ORIX Corporation (TSE: 8591; NYSE: IX) is a financial services group which provides innovative products and services to its customers by constantly pursuing new businesses. Established in 1964, from its start in the leasing business, ORIX has advanced into neighboring fields and at present has expanded into lending, investment, life insurance, banking, asset management, automobile related, real estate and environment and energy related businesses. Since entering Hong Kong in 1971, ORIX has spread its businesses globally by establishing locations in 35 countries and regions across the world. ORIX celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2014 and moving forward it aims to contribute to society while continuing to capture new business opportunities and sustain growth by promoting acceleration of its corporate strategy "Finance + Services." For more details, please visit our website: http://www.orix.co.jp/grp/en/

These documents may contain forward-looking statements about expected future events and financial results that involve risks and uncertainties. Such statements are based on our current expectations and are subject to uncertainties and risks that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause such a difference include, but are not limited to, those described under "Risk Factors" in the Company's annual report on Form 20-F filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and under "4. Risk Factors" of the "Summary of Consolidated Financial Results" of the "Consolidated Financial Results April 1, 2012 - March 31, 2013."

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