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

HELSINKI, Finland, March 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Metso Corporation's Annual General Meeting will begin today, March 26, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. Finnish time. In his opening statement, Mikael Lilius, the Chairman of the Board of Directors, will review work of the Board of Directors and its priorities together with various other matters.

President and CEO Matti Kähkönen's review will concentrate on Metso's Financial Statements for 2013, the implementation of the Group's strategy, and Metso's operating environment. He also will reiterate the financial guidance for 2014 announced on February 6, 2014, which stated that net sales in 2014 are expected to be somewhat below 2013 and that EBITA margin before non-recurring items for 2014 will be at around 12 percent of net sales.

Neither review will contain any significant unpublished information.

Metso is a leading process performance provider, with customers in the mining, construction, and oil & gas industries. Our focus is on the continuous development of intelligent solutions that improve sustainability and profitability. Metso's shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd. Metso employs around 16,000 professionals in 50 countries. Expect results.,

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


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