Stock Exchange release March 12, 2015 02:50:00 PM CET

Notification according to chapter 9, section 5 of the Securities Market Act: A change in shareholding

Notification according to chapter 9, section 5 of the Securities Market Act: A change in shareholding

Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on March 12, 2015 at 3:50 p.m. local time

Metso Corporation has on March 12, 2015, pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act, received a disclosure about a change in the holding of the mutual funds managed by BlackRock, Inc. of the total amount of shares of Metso Corporation.

On March 11, 2015, BlackRock, Inc. holdings in shares of Metso Corporation fell below the 5 percent threshold, after being, on the basis of their previous announcement, 7,528,875 shares, which corresponded to 5 percent of the total amount of Metso Corporation's shares and votes on March 10, 2015.

Metso is a leading process performance provider, with customers in the mining, oil and gas, and aggregates industries. Metso's cutting-edge services and solutions improve availability and reliability in minerals processing and flow control, providing sustainable process and profit improvements. Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland. In 2014, Metso's net sales totaled EUR 3.7 billion. Metso employs approximately 16,000 industry experts in more than 50 countries. Expect results.
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Further information, please contact:

Juha Rouhiainen, VP, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel +358 20 484 3253

Metso Corporation

Harri Nikunen

CFO

Juha Rouhiainen

VP, Investor Relations

Distribution:

NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd

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