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

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

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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