Stock Exchange release June 30, 2009 10:00:00 AM CET

INVITATION TO A NEWS CONFERENCE

Metso Corporation's Interim Review for January - June 2009
Metso Corporation's press release on June 30, 2009 at 11:00 a.m.
 
Metso Corporation's Interim Review for January - June 2009 will be published on Friday, July  24, 2009 at about 12:00 p.m. Finnish time/EEST (10:00 a.m. BST, 11:00 a.m. CEST)

The news conferences
Metso will hold two news conferences in Helsinki on Friday, July 24, 2009;
 
-     The press conference for media in Finnish will be arranged at 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Finnish time

-     The news conference for investors and analysts in English will be arranged at the following local times:
 
   08:00 a.m. US EDT (New York)
   01:00 p.m. BST (London)
   02:00 p.m. CEST (Paris)
   03:00 p.m. EEST (Helsinki)
 
Both events will take place at Metso Group Head Office, Fabianinkatu 9 A, Helsinki, Finland. Due the live webcast, we are kindly asking those attending the news conference starting at 3:00 pm EEST, to be present 5 minutes prior the start of the event.
 
The news conference can also be followed through a live webcast at www.metso.com/investors
or through a simultaneously arranged conference call.
 
Conference call details

Conference call participants are requested to dial in a few minutes prior to the start of the teleconference in
  •          US: +1 334 323 6201
  •          other countries: +44 20 7162 0025 or +44 20 7162 0077

  • A replay will be available for 7 days until July 31, 2009 on the following phone numbers:
  •          US: +1 954 334 0342
  •          other countries: +44 20 7031 4064
  •          access code 822 729
  •  
    After the news conference there will be an audio file (mp3) available for downloading and at the latest on Tuesday, July 28 a transcript of the event at www.metso.com/Investors.
     
    The presentation material will be available after the publishing of the Interim Review at www.metso.com/Investors. 
     
    You are most welcome to participate in these events.
     
    Metso Corporation
     
    Kati Renvall                                                         
    Vice President, Corporate Communications   
     
    Johanna Henttonen 
    Vice President, Investor Relations