Notification according to chapter 9, section 5 of the Securities Market Act: Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC's ownership in Valmet has decreased below 5%

Valmet Corporation's stock exchange release on June 11, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. EET

Valmet Corporation (Business ID 2553019-8) has on June 10, 2015 received a notification referred to in Securities Market Act from Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC, 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 June 9, 2015, the holding of Franklin Templeton Institutional, LLC decreased to 7,196,324 shares (previously 7,517,629 shares), representing an ownership of 4.80 percent (previously 5.02 percent) 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


Markku Honkasalo

Hanna-Maria Heikkinen
VP, Investor Relations

Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Valmet's vision is to become the global champion in serving its customers.

Valmet's services cover everything from maintenance outsourcing to mill and plant improvements and spare parts. The strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bio-energy production. Valmet's advanced automation solutions range from single measurements to mill wide turnkey automation projects.

Valmet's net sales in 2014 were approximately EUR 2.5 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 OMX Helsinki Ltd.

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