Stock Exchange release January 16, 2006 08:02:24 AM CET

Change in Deutsche Bank AG's holdings in Metso

Metso Corporation has been informed about a change in the holding of Deutsche Bank AG and its subsidiary companies of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation. On January 11, 2006, Deutsche Bank AG and its subsidiary companies were in possession of 7,020,544 Metso shares to which they had the dispositive rights. This holding represents 4.96 percent of the paid up share capital of Metso Corporation.
 
Out of this holding Deutsche Bank AG and its subsidiary companies were in possession of 6,255,449 shares to which they had voting rights on January 11, 2006. This voting authority represents 4.42 percent of the voting rights of Metso Corporation.
 
On the basis of the previous announcement, Deutsche Bank AG and its subsidiary companies were in possession of 5.02 percent of the share capital and 4.48 percent of the voting rights of Metso Corporation on January 10, 2006.
 
 
Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2004 net sales of approximately EUR 4 billion. Its 22 000 employees in more than 50 countries serve customers in the pulp and paper industry, rock and minerals processing, the energy industry and selected other industries.
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 20 484 3253