Stock exchange release February 24, 2010 06:31 PM EET

ACQUISITIONS OF OWN SHARES

Metso Corporation

 STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT


 24 February 2010



 ACQUISITIONS OF OWN SHARES


 Date:                                   24 February 2010

 Exchange transaction:                   Buy


 Share class:                            MEO1V

 Amount:                                 27000

 Average price /share:                   23,0079          EUR

 Highest price /share:                   23,2800          EUR

 Lowest price /share:                    22,7500          EUR

 Total price:                            621213,30        EUR


 The shares held by Metso Corporation on 24 February 2010

 MEO1V                                   531617



 METSO CORPORATION



 On behalf of Metso Corporation




 Teemu Koivisto


 EVLI BANK PLC