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Notification according to chapter 9, section 5 of the Securities Market Act: Cevian Capital Partners Ltd.'s ownership in Valmet has decreased below 5 percent

Valmet Corporation's stock exchange release on March 7, 2016 at 3:20 p.m. EET

Valmet Corporation (Business ID 2553019-8) has on March 7, 2016 received a notification referred to in Securities Market Act from Cevian Capital Partners Ltd. stating that the company's ownership and share of votes in Valmet Corporation has decreased below the threshold of 5 percent (1/20).

As a result of share transactions on March 4, 2016, the holding of Cevian Capital Partners Ltd. decreased to 0 shares (10,323,191 shares in the previous flagging notification), representing an ownership of 0.00 percent (6.89 percent in the previous flagging notification) of Valmet Corporation's total number of shares and share of votes.

Valmet Corporation has one series of shares in which each share carries one vote. The aggregate number of shares is 149,864,619.

Further information, please contact:
Hanna-Maria Heikkinen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Valmet, tel. +358 10 672 0007

VALMET

Kari Saarinen
CFO

Hanna-Maria Heikkinen
VP, Investor Relations

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

Valmet's strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy.

Valmet's net sales in 2015 were approximately EUR 2.9 billion. Our 12,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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