Stock exchange release February 18, 2010 07:35 PM EEST

ACQUISITIONS OF OWN SHARES

Metso Corporation

 STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT


 18 February 2010



 ACQUISITIONS OF OWN SHARES


 Date:                                   18 February 2010

 Exchange transaction:                   Buy


 Share class:                            MEO1V

 Amount:                                 24000

 Average price /share:                   23,7877          EUR

 Highest price /share:                   24,0100          EUR

 Lowest price /share:                    23,5900          EUR

 Total price:                            570904,80        EUR


 The shares held by Metso Corporation on 18 February 2010

 MEO1V                                   456617



 METSO CORPORATION



 On behalf of Metso Corporation




 Teemu Koivisto


 EVLI BANK PLC