Stock exchange release March 12, 2015 10:15 AM EEST

Notification according to chapter 9, section 5 of the Securities Market Act: A change in shareholding

Notification according to chapter 9, section 5 of the Securities Market Act: A change in shareholding

 Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on March 12, 2015 at 9:15 a.m. local
time

Metso Corporation has on March 11, 2015, pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 5 of the
Finnish Securities Markets Act, received a disclosure about a change in the
holding of the mutual funds managed by BlackRock, Inc. of the total amount of
shares of Metso Corporation.

On March 10, 2015 BlackRock, Inc. holdings in shares of Metso Corporation
exceeded the 5 percent threshold. The holding amounted to 7,528,875 shares,
which corresponds to 5 percent of the total amount of shares and votes in Metso
Corporation.

Metso is a leading process performance provider, with customers in the mining,
oil and gas, and aggregates industries. Metso's cutting-edge services and
solutions improve availability and reliability in minerals processing and flow
control, providing sustainable process and profit improvements. Metso is listed
on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland. In 2014, Metso's net sales totaled EUR 3.7
billion. Metso employs approximately 16,000 industry experts in more than 50
countries. Expect results.
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Further information, please contact:

Juha Rouhiainen, VP, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel +358 20 484 3253



Metso Corporation



Harri Nikunen

CFO



Juha Rouhiainen

VP, Investor Relations



Distribution:

NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd

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