Metso refinances EUR 500 million revolver

Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on December 16, 2010 at 8:15 a.m. local time

Metso Corporation has signed a EUR 500 million revolving 5-year committed loan
facility with a syndicate of 14 banks. It replaces a EUR 500 million facility of
December 15, 2006, which is currently not drawn. The facility is primarily to
support Metso's short-term funding.

Mandated Lead Arrangers for the loan were Citi, Commerzbank, CA-CI Bank, Danske
Bank, Nordea, Pohjola Bank, SEB and Svenska Handelsbanken. Arrangers were BBVA,
ICBC, ING, Intesa Sanpaolo, Standard Chartered and Wells Fargo.

Metso is a global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining,
construction, power generation, automation, recycling and the pulp and paper
industries. We have about 27,000 employees in more than 50 countries.

Further information for the press, please contact:
Pekka Hölttä, Sr. Vice President, Corporate Treasurer, Metso Corporation, tel.
+358 20 484 3195

Further information for investors, please contact:
Johanna Henttonen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel.
+358 20 484 3253

Metso Corporation

Olli Vaartimo

Johanna Henttonen
Vice President, Investor Relations

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