Stock exchange release February 17, 2010 07:47 PM EEST

ACQUISITIONS OF OWN SHARES

Metso Corporation

 STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT


 17 February 2010



 ACQUISITIONS OF OWN SHARES


 Date:                                   17 February 2010

 Exchange transaction:                   Buy


 Share class:                            MEO1V

 Amount:                                 23000

 Average price /share:                   23,55930         EUR

 Highest price /share:                   23,73000         EUR

 Lowest price /share:                    23,29000         EUR

 Total price:                            541863,90        EUR


 The shares held by Metso Corporation on 17 February 2010

 MEO1V                                   432617



 METSO CORPORATION



 On behalf of Metso Corporation




 Teemu Koivisto


 EVLI BANK PLC