UBS AG's holdings in Metso to 4.99% percent
On April 18, 2008 UBS AG's (CH-270.3.004.646-4/) group holding in shares of Metso Corporation fell below the 5% threshold. The holding amounted to 7,072,425 shares, which corresponds to 4.99% of the paid up share capital and votes in Metso Corporation, after being, on the basis of their previous announcement, 5.13% on April 15, 2008.
Metso is a global engineering and technology corporation with 2007 net sales of over 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.
For further information for investors, please contact:
Johanna Sintonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation,
tel. +358 204 84 3253
Executive Vice President and CFO
Vice President, Corporate Communications