Stock Exchange release November 15, 2005 01:05:18 PM CET

Fidelity Management Research Company's holdings in Metso to 5.01 percent

Metso Corporation has been informed about an increase in the holding of Fidelity Management Research Company and its subsidiaries of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation. On November 10, 2005, Fidelity Management Research Company and its subsidiaries owned a total of 7,092,500 Metso shares, which corresponds to 5.01 percent of the paid up share capital and voting rights of Metso Corporation.
 
According to the announcement of Fidelity Management Research Company, their holdings on November 10, 2005 were as follows:
 
 
Metso is a global technology corporation serving customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries. In 2004, the net sales of Metso Corporation were approx. EUR 4 billion, and it has some 22,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Metso's shares are listed on the Helsinki and New York Stock Exchanges.
 
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