Stock Exchange release November 7, 2008 08:45:00 AM CET

Standard & Poor's revised Metso's rating outlook to stable

Metso Corporation Company release on November 7, 2008 at 9.45 a.m.
 
Standard & Poor's has affirmed Metso's BBB long-term and A-2 short-term credit ratings and changed the outlook from positive to stable.
 
Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2007 net sales of approximately EUR 6 billion. Its almost 27,000 employees in approximately 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 for the press, please contact:
 
Pekka Hölttä, Senior Vice President, Corporate Treasurer, Metso, tel. +358 20 484 3195
 
For further  information for the investors, please contact:
 
Johanna Sintonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso, tel. +358 20 484 3253
 
 
Metso Corporation
 
 
Olli Vaartimo
Executive Vice President and CFO
 
 
Kati Renvall
Vice President, Corporate Communications
 
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