Announcement pursuant to the Securities Market Act (chapter 9 section 5) regarding a change in shareholding
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on September 27, 2013 at 9:40 a.m. local time
Metso Corporation has received an announcement pursuant to the Securities Market Act regarding a change in shareholding within the Cevian funds. Cevian Capital II Master Fund L.P. holdings of Metso's shares exceeded the 5 percent threshold on August 29, 2013. The holding amounted to 7,560,179 shares, which corresponds to 5.03 percent of the total amount of shares and votes in Metso Corporation.
Total holding of Cevian funds (Cevian Capital II Master Fund L.P. and Cevian Capital Partners Ltd.) amounted to 20,068,239 shares on August 29, 2013, which corresponded to 13,35 percent of the total amount of shares and votes in Metso Corporation.
The registered number of shares of Metso Corporation is 150,348,256, which entitle to a total of 150,348,256 votes.
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 contribute to sustainability and deliver profitability to customers worldwide. Metso's shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.
Further information, please contact:
Juha Rouhiainen, VP, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel +358 20 484 3253
VP, Investor Relations
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd