Stock exchange release March 2, 2010 07:31 PM EEST

ACQUISITIONS OF OWN SHARES

Metso Corporation

 STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT


 02 March 2010



 ACQUISITIONS OF OWN SHARES


 Date:                                   02 March 2010

 Exchange transaction:                   Buy


 Share class:                            MEO1V

 Amount:                                 20000

 Average price /share:                   23,4685       EUR

 Highest price /share:                   23,5900       EUR

 Lowest price /share:                    23,3000       EUR

 Total price:                            469370,00     EUR


 The shares held by Metso Corporation on 02 March 2010

 MEO1V                                   624617



 METSO CORPORATION



 On behalf of Metso Corporation




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