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Announcement pursuant to the Securities Market Act (chapter 9 section 5) regarding a change in shareholding

Announcement pursuant to the Securities Market Act (chapter 9 section 5)
regarding a change in shareholding

HELSINKI, Finland, Sept. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on September 27, 2013 at 9:40 a.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. holdings of Metso's shares exceeded the 5 percent threshold
on August 29, 2013. The holding amounted to 7,560,179 shares, which corresponds
to 5.03 percent of the total amount of shares and votes in Metso Corporation.
Total holding of Cevian funds (Cevian Capital II Master Fund L.P. and Cevian
Capital Partners Ltd.) amounted to 20,068,239 shares on August 29, 2013, which
corresponded to 13,35 percent of the total amount of shares and votes in Metso
Corporation.

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 contribute to
sustainability and deliver profitability to customers worldwide. Metso's shares
are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

www.metso.com, www.twitter.com/metsogroup



Further information, please contact:

Juha Rouhiainen, VP, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel +358 20484 3253



Metso Corporation



Harri Nikunen

CFO



Juha Rouhiainen

VP, Investor Relations



Distribution:

NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd

Media

www.metso.com


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