Reviews by the Chairman of the Board of Directors and the President and CEO at Metso's Annual General Meeting

Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on March 28, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. local time

Metso Corporation's Annual General Meeting will begin today, March 28, 2013, at
1:00 p.m. Finnish time. In his opening statement, Jukka Viinanen, the Chairman
of the Board of Directors, will review the study that is being undertaken on a
possible demerger of Metso into two listed companies, work of the Board of
Directors and management remuneration among other things.

President and CEO Matti Kähkönen's review will concentrate on Metso's Financial
Statements for 2012, strategy implementation and operating environment as well
as on the possible demerger.

Neither review will contain any significant unpublished information.

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 for investors, 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