Stock Exchange release December 14, 2005 10:33:27 AM CET

Fidelity Management Research Corporation's holdings in Metso to 4.97 percent

 
Metso Corporation has been informed about a decrease in the holding of Fidelity Management Research Corporation and its subsidiaries of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation. On December 12, 2005, Fidelity Management Research Corporation and its subsidiaries owned a total of 7,043,800 Metso shares, which corresponds to 4.97 percent of the paid up share capital and voting rights of Metso Corporation.
 
According to the announcement of Fidelity Management Research Corporation, their holdings on December 12, 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.
 
www.metso.com
 
 
For further information, please contact:
 
Harri Luoto, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Metso Corporation,
tel. +358 204 84 3240
Johanna Sintonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation,
tel. +358 204 84 3253