Stock Exchange release November 16, 2009 04:20:00 PM CET

Moody's confirmed Metso's Baa2 rating

Metso Corporation's Company release on November 16, 2009 at 5:20 p.m. local time
 
Moody's Investor's Service has confirmed Metso's existing Baa2 long-term issuer rating concluding its review for possible downgrade initiated on August 21, 2009. The outlook remains 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 about 26,500 employees in more than 50 countries. www.metso.com
 
For further information, please contact:
Pekka Hölttä, Senior Vice President, Corporate Treasurer, Metso, tel. +358 20 484 3195
Johanna Henttonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso, tel. +358 20 484 3253