Metso receives an arbitration award of EUR 10 million

Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on February 21, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. local time

Metso has received an arbitration award in its favor amounting to EUR 10 million
plus around EUR 2  million in interest.  The arbitration process was related to
a large project delivery in Turkey. The arbitration tribunal denied
substantially the claims made against Metso and its decision is final. Metso
will book the amount awarded in its financial statements when the payment has
been received.

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. ,

For further information, please contact:
Rasmus Oksala, SVP, Legal Counsel, Pulp, Paper and Power segment, Metso,
tel:+358 20 484 3252

Metso Corporation

Harri Nikunen

Juha Rouhiainen
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