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Risk factors

Source: Annual Securities Report
(The 123rd Business Term)
(Filing Date: June 26, 2023)

Matters concerning the status of business and performance that may have a material effect on the decisions of shareholders and investors are as follows.

While the risks that management recognizes as having a material impact on Ricoh's financial position, operating results, and cash flows are as below, they are not all-inclusive. Ricoh's business may be affected in the future by other risks that are currently unknown or not considered significant. Business and other risks are based on Ricoh's assessment as of March 31, 2023.

(1) Ricoh Group's material management risks

Managerial strategic risks

Managerial operational risks

(2) Significant risks specific to business domain

(3) Other risks

For definitions of urgency, impact and risk management level, see Process of determining managerial risks in Risk Management Process.

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