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

Helsinki, Finland, Feb. 6, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Metso Corporation has on February 6, 2015 received a notification referred to in 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 7,560,179 Metso shares to Cevian Capital Partners Ltd., which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cevian Capital II Master Fund L.P.

As of February 6, 2015 Cevian Capital Partners Ltd. holds 20,813,714 shares which corresponds to 13.84% of Metso shares and share of votes. 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 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 50 countries. Expect results.,

Further information, please contact:

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

Metso Corporation

Harri Nikunen


Juha Rouhiainen

VP, Investor Relations


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