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Nikon Corporation Announces Issuance of Unsecured Straight Bonds

June 16, 2009

Nikon Corporation announced today that it has determined the issuance terms of its 16th and 17th Unsecured Straight Bonds.

1.16th Unsecured Straight Bonds

(1) Amount of Issue 10 billion yen
(2) Denomination of each bond 100 million yen
(3) Book-entry bonds The provisions of the Law Concerning Book-Entry Transfer of Corporate Bonds, Stocks, etc. shall apply to the Bonds.
(4) Interest Rate 1.30% per annum
(5) Issue Price 100 yen per face value of 100 yen
(6) Redemption Price 100% of the principal amount
(7) Maturity Date June 23, 2014
(8) Interest Payment dates June 23 and December 23 each year
(9) Offering Period June 16, 2009
(10) Payment Date June 23, 2009
(11) Security or Guarantee No security or guarantee is pledged and no assets are specifically reserved to secure these Bonds.
(12) Covenants Negative pledge clause
(13) Lead Managing Underwriters Nikko Citigroup Limited and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Co., Ltd.
(14) Fiscal, Issue and Payment Agent The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
(15) Book-entry transfer Institution Japan Securities Depository Center, Inc.
(16) Rating A+ (Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.)

2.17th Unsecured Straight Bonds

(1) Amount of Issue 10 billion yen
(2) Denomination of each bond 100 million yen
(3) Book-entry bonds The provisions of the Law Concerning Book-Entry Transfer of Corporate Bonds, Stocks, etc. shall apply to the Bonds.
(4) Interest Rate 1.65% per annum
(5) Issue Price 100 yen per face value of 100 yen
(6) Redemption Price 100% of the principal amount
(7) Maturity Date June 23, 2016
(8) Interest Payment dates June 23 and December 23 each year
(9) Offering Period June 16, 2009
(10) Payment Date June 23, 2009
(11) Security or Guarantee No security or guarantee is pledged and no assets are specifically reserved to secure these Bonds.
(12) Covenants Negative pledge clause
(13) Lead Managing Underwriters Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Co., Ltd. and Nikko Citigroup Limited.
(14) Fiscal, Issue and Payment Agent The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
(15) Book-entry transfer Institution Japan Securities Depository Center, Inc.
(16) Rating A+ (Japan Credit Rating Agency, Ltd.)

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