Stock Exchange release January 20, 2009 01:15:00 PM CET

Moody's revised Metso's rating outlook to negative

Metso Corporation's  Company release on January 20, 2009 at 2:15 p.m.
 
Moody's Investor's Service has affirmed Metso's Baa2 long-term credit ratings and changed the outlook from stable to negative.
 
 
Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have over 29,000 employees in more than 50 countries. www.metso.com
 
Further information for the press, please contact:
Pekka Hölttä, Senior Vice President, Corporate Treasurer, Metso, tel. +358 20 484 3195
 
Further information for investors, please contact:
Johanna Sintonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 3253
 
 
Metso Corporation
 
Olli Vaartimo
Executive Vice President and CFO
 
Kati Renvall
Vice President, Corporate Communications
 
Distribution:
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