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November 9, 2017

Investment in a US Silicon Valley Venture Capital Fund
- Promoting Participation in the FinTech Business –

TOKYO, Japan - November 9, 2017 - ORIX Bank Corporation("ORIX Bank") announced today an investment in a fund specialized in digital technology managed by the venture capital firm TransLink Capital("TransLink"), which is based in Palo Alto, Silicon Valley in the United States. The total investment by ORIX Bank is $ 10 million (approximately 1.1 billion yen). This is the first time that ORIX Bank has invested in a fund, and ORIX Bank aims to strengthen relationships with promising start-up companies in Japan and overseas.

TransLink is a venture capital firm founded in 2006 that mainly focuses on investments in IT-related start-up companies. Business offices are located in the United States and Asia, including China, Taiwan, South Korea, and Japan. It also puts efforts into supporting business partnerships between start-up companies and major companies in Japan and Asia. TransLink has a unique investment approach that integrates investment and business development in a broad range of fields including FinTech, communication, healthcare, VR, IoT, AI, and drones. It also has a strong track record identifying promising start-up companies and supporting their growth.

Through this investment in the fund managed by TransLink, ORIX Bank will implement open innovation and create innovative services while communicating with start-up companies and investors in Japan and overseas.

Going forward, ORIX Bank will endeavor to create new services in the FinTech field that offer enhanced financial services for its customers by participating in TransLink's platform as an investor, including settlement services with cutting-edge technology, services that use blockchain, and financial services in cooperation with external companies by utilizing open APIs* that are expected to expand in Japan.
* API (Application Programming Interface): Enables third parties to access software features, data, etc.

Contact Information:
ORIX Bank Corporate Planning Department Nakajima / Takahashi
Tel: +81-3-6722-3630
http://www.orixbank.co.jp/ Open Link in New Window

About ORIX:
ORIX Corporation (TSE: 8591; NYSE: IX) is an opportunistic, diversified, innovation-driven global powerhouse with a proven track record of profitability. Established in 1964, ORIX at present operates a diverse portfolio of businesses in the operations, financial services, and investment spaces. ORIX's highly complementary business activities span industries including: energy, private equity, infrastructure, automotive, ship and aircraft, real estate and retail financial services. ORIX has also spread its business globally by establishing locations in a total of 40 countries and regions across the world. Through its business activities, ORIX has long been committed to corporate citizenship and environmental sustainability. For more details, please visit our website: http://www.orix.co.jp/grp/en/

Caution Concerning Forward Looking Statements:
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"1. Summary of Consolidated Financial Results" of the "Consolidated Financial Results April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017."

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