Stock Exchange release August 12, 2010 01:15:00 PM CET

Standard & Poor's revised Metso's rating outlook to stable

Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on August 12, 2010 at 1:15 p.m. local time


Standard & Poor´s Ratings Services has affirmed Metso's BBB long-term credit rating and changed the outlook from negative to stable. At the same time the short-term corporate credit rating was raised to A-2 from A-3.


Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining, construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper industries. We have about 27,000 employees in more than 50 countries.


Further information, please contact:
Pekka Hölttä, Senior Vice President, Corporate Treasurer, Metso, tel. +358 20 484 3195


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