Reviews by the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the CEOs of Metso and Valmet at Metso's Extraordinary General Meeting

Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on October 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
local time
Metso Corporation's Extraordinary General Meeting will begin today at 10:00 a.m.
The Board of Directors has proposed that the meeting should approve Metso's
demerger plan and decide to demerge Metso into two separate companies.
The Chairman of the Board of Directors, Jukka Viinanen, will review the
demerger, its background, and the progress that has been made on it in his
opening statement.
Metso's President and CEO, Matti Kähkönen, and Valmet's future President and
CEO, Pasi Laine, will present the strengths, strategies, and goals of the two
The presentations will not contain any significant unpublished information and
will be available at
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.,

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


NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd