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TDK to Buy Back Own Shares

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TDK to Buy Back Own Shares
(Based on Articles of Incorporation in Accordance With Provisions of Article 165-2 of Company Law)

May 15, 2007

TDK Corporation (the "Company") has announced that a Board of Directors meeting held today decided to repurchase some of the Company's shares, as follows, based on the provisions of Article 156 of the Company Law, as modified and applied pursuant to Article 165-3 of this law.

  1. Reason for buying back own shares
    To increase capital efficiency and further increase the level of returns to stockholders.
  2. Details of buyback
    (1) Type of shares to be repurchased   TDK Corporation common stock
    (2) Number of shares to be repurchased   Up to 4 million shares
      (3.0% of total shares issued)
    (3) Total cost   Up to ¥44.0 billion
    (4) Buyback period   May 16, 2007 through June 30, 2007

For further information, contact the Corporate Communications Dept.
Tel.: 81-3-6778-1055