Announcement pursuant to the Securities Market Act (chapter 2,

Announcement pursuant to the Securities Market Act (chapter 2,
section 10) regarding a change in shareholding 
HELSINKI, FINLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 12/18/12 --  
Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on December 18, 2012 at
4.45 p.m.
local time 
Metso Corporation has received an announcement pursuant to the
Securities Market
Act regarding a change in shareholding within the
Cevian funds. Cevian Capital
II Master Fund L.P. has transferred its
aggregate holding of 12,508,060 Metso
shares to Cevian Capital
Partners Ltd, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of
Cevian Capital II
Master Fund L.P. 
As of December 18, Cevian Capital Partners Ltd. holds a total of
12,508,060 shares which corresponds to 8.32% of Metso shares. The
transfer does not have
any impact on the total amount of shares held
by Cevian. The registered number
of shares of Metso Corporation is
150,348,256, which entitle to a total of 150,348,256 votes. 
Metso is a global supplier of technology and services to customers in
the process industries, including mining, construction, pulp and
paper, power, and
oil and gas. Our 30,000 professionals based in over
50 countries deliver sustainability and profitability to customers
worldwide. Expect results. 
www.metso.com, www.twitter.com/metsogroup 
Distribution: 
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd 
Media 
www.metso.com 
This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of
Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants
that: 
(i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and    
other applicable laws; and 
(ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and     
originality of the information contained therein. 
Source: Metso Corporation via Thomson Reuters ONE 
[HUG#1666021] 
Further information: 
Juha Rouhiainen
VP, Investor Relations
Metso Corporation, tel.
+358 20 484 3253 
Metso Corporation 
Harri Nikunen
CFO 
Juha Rouhiainen
VP, Investor Relations