Stock exchange release March 5, 2010 07:41 PM EEST

ACQUISITIONS OF OWN SHARES

Metso Corporation

 STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT


 05 March 2010



 ACQUISITIONS OF OWN SHARES


 Date:                                   05 March 2010

 Exchange transaction:                   Buy


 Share class:                            MEO1V

 Amount:                                 20000

 Average price /share:                   23,7009       EUR

 Highest price /share:                   24,0000       EUR

 Lowest price /share:                    23,4500       EUR

 Total price:                            474018,00     EUR


 The shares held by Metso Corporation on 05 March 2010

 MEO1V                                   684617



 METSO CORPORATION



 On behalf of Metso Corporation




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