Stock exchange release March 8, 2010 07:32 PM EEST

ACQUISITIONS OF OWN SHARES

Metso Corporation

 STOCK EXCHANGE ANNOUNCEMENT


 08 March 2010



 ACQUISITIONS OF OWN SHARES


 Date:                                   08 March 2010

 Exchange transaction:                   Buy


 Share class:                            MEO1V

 Amount:                                 25000

 Average price /share:                   24,3099       EUR

 Highest price /share:                   24,4400       EUR

 Lowest price /share:                    24,1600       EUR

 Total price:                            607747,50     EUR


 The shares held by Metso Corporation on 08 March 2010

 MEO1V                                   709617



 METSO CORPORATION



 On behalf of Metso Corporation




 Teemu Koivisto


 EVLI BANK PLC