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Valmet Corporation [VALMT] to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, May 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Valmet Corporation [VALMT], a leading global developer and supplier of services and technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. Valmet is celebrating its listing on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki in Finland, which occurred on January 2, 2014.

In honor of the occasion, Valmet President and CEO Pasi Laine will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Valmet Oyj Contact:
Hanna-Maria Heikkinen
+358 40 826 2172
hanna-maria.heikkinen@valmet.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Valmet Oyj [VALMT]:

Valmet Corporation is a leading global developer and supplier of services and technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our 11,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward – every day.

Valmet's services cover everything from maintenance outsourcing to mill and plant improvements and spare parts. Our strong technology offering includes entire pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bio-energy production.

The company has over 200 years of industrial history and was reborn through the demerger of the pulp, paper and power businesses from Metso Group in December 2013. Valmet's net sales in 2013 were approximately EUR 2.6 billion. Valmet's objective is to become the global champion in serving its customers.

In North America, Valmet has a local network of 20 service, production and sales units. Valmet's net sales in North America was more than EUR 400 million, which is approximately 15 percent of Valmet's total net sales.

For more information, visit www.valmet.com.

About NASDAQ OMX Group

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,400 listed companies with a market value of over $8.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.