Stock Exchange release August 6, 2012 09:10:43 AM CET

Cevian Capital holdings in Metso increased to 5.18 percent

Cevian Capital holdings in Metso increased to 5.18 percent

Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on August 6, 2012 at 10:10 a.m. local time


Metso Corporation has been informed by Cevian Capital II Master Fund L.P. about a change in the holding of the mutual funds managed by Cevian Capital II Master Fund L.P. of the total amount of shares and votes of Metso Corporation.

On August 3, 2012 Cevian Capital II Master Fund L.P. (Reg. # OG-17445) holding in shares of Metso Corporation exceeded the 5 percent threshold. The holding amounted to 7,790,060 shares, which corresponds to 5.18 percent of the total amount of shares and votes in Metso Corporation.

Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in the process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and paper, power, and oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over 50 countries deliver sustainability and profitability to customers worldwide. Expect results.

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For further information, please contact:
Harri Nikunen, CFO, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 3010.

Metso Corporation

Harri Nikunen
CFO

Juha Rouhiainen
VP, Investor Relations

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