Stock exchange release February 26, 2010 06:33 PM EET

ACQUISITIONS OF OWN SHARES

Metso Corporation

 STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT


 26 February 2010



 ACQUISITIONS OF OWN SHARES


 Date:                                   26 February 2010

 Exchange transaction:                   Buy


 Share class:                            MEO1V

 Amount:                                 26000

 Average price /share:                   22,6773          EUR

 Highest price /share:                   22,7700          EUR

 Lowest price /share:                    22,6000          EUR

 Total price:                            589609,80        EUR


 The shares held by Metso Corporation on 26 February 2010

 MEO1V                                   584617



 METSO CORPORATION



 On behalf of Metso Corporation




 Teemu Koivisto


 EVLI BANK PLC