Stock Exchange release December 18, 2012 04:45:00 PM CET

Announcement pursuant to the Securties Market Act (chapter 2, section 10) regarding a change in shareholding

Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on December 18, 2012 at 4.45 p.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. has transferred its aggregate holding of 12,508,060 Metso shares to Cevian Capital Partners Ltd, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cevian Capital II Master Fund L.P.

As of December 18, Cevian Capital Partners Ltd. holds a total of 12,508,060 shares which corresponds to 8.32% of Metso shares. The transfer does not have any impact on the total amount of shares held by Cevian. The registered number of shares of Metso Corporation is 150,348,256, which entitle to a total of 150,348,256 votes.

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Further information:

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

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