Stock Exchange release October 2, 2012 10:40:00 AM CET

Metso Corporation's largest shareholders according to the shareholder register of October 1, 2012

 Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on October 2, 2012 at 11.40 a.m. local time

Metso's Annual General Meeting decided on March 29, 2012 to establish a Nomination Board to prepare proposals on members of the Board of Directors and their remuneration for the next Annual General Meeting which is planned to be held on March 28, 2013. The representatives of the four largest shareholders registered in Metso's shareholder register as of October 1, 2012 are elected to the Nomination Board along with the Chairman of the Board of Directors Jukka Viinanen as an expert member.

According to the shareholders register, Metso Corporation's four largest shareholders on October 1, 2012 were:

- Solidium Oy (16,695,287 shares and votes or 11.10% of share capital and votes),
- Cevian Capital II Master Fund L.P. (10,193,060 shares and votes or 6,78% of share capital and votes),
- Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company (6,036,943 shares and votes or 4,02% of share capital and votes),
- Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company (3,908,465 shares and votes or 2,60% of share capital and votes).

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For further information, please contact:
Aleksanteri Lebedeff, SVP, General Counsel, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 3240
Juha Rouhiainen, VP, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 3253

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Juha Rouhiainen
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