News Release

ORIX Establishes Regional Corporate Rehabilitation Fund with Saga Bank

Feb 20, 2013

TOKYO, Japan - February 20, 2013 - ORIX Corporation (TSE: 8591; NYSE: IX), a leading integrated financial services group, today announced it has reached an agreement with The Bank of Saga Ltd (hereinafter "Saga Bank") to jointly establish "Sagin Regional Corporate Rehabilitation Fund" for the purpose of corporate rehabilitation.

The fund is positioned as one possible exit strategy for the upcoming expiration of the SME financing facilitation act at the end of March 2013. The main target of the fund will be businesses operating in Saga Prefecture and surrounding areas that are in need of corporate rehabilitation or a soft landing. The fund will purchase receivables and stocks held by Saga Bank with the aim of corporate rehabilitation.

ORIX will capitalize on its accumulated corporate rehabilitation know-how and in conjunction with Saga Bank aim to re-establish target companies operations and financial balance and improve corporate value through formulating management improvement plans, discussions with other creditors, dispatch of outside experts and formulation of capital reinforcement plans.

ORIX established a Kyushu regional corporate rehabilitation fund in March 2004 with regional financial institutions in northern Kyushu including Saga Bank. ORIX is also active in corporate rehabilitation support capitalizing on its expertise and business platform, participating in capital tie-ups and business alliances with Tokyo Star Bank in June 2010, Nagano Bank in January 2011, Towa Bank in May 2012, and Senshu Ikeda Bank in January 2013.

ORIX will continue to pursue other business areas for alliances and collaboration with regional financial institutions, providing financial services that meet the diverse needs of its clients and contributing to the revitalization of regional economies.

Fund Structure

Fund Overview
Name Sagin Regional Corporate Rehabilitation Fund
Sponsor ORIX Corporation
Manager ORIX Corporation
Servicer ORIX Asset Management and Loan Services Corporation

Contact Information
ORIX Corporation, Corporate Planning Department
TEL : +81-3-5419-5042 / Fax : +81-3-5419-5901

About ORIX
ORIX Corporation (TSE: 8591; NYSE: IX) is an integrated financial services group based in Tokyo, Japan, providing innovative value-added products and services to both corporate and retail customers. With operations in 28 countries and regions worldwide, ORIX’s activities include corporate financial services, such as leases and loans, as well as automobile operations, rental operations, real estate, life insurance, banking and loan servicing. For more details, please visit our website at:

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, 2011– March 31, 2012.”

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