Metso Corporation's stock exchange release on March 17, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. EET
Due to the current coronavirus outbreak, the Finnish government has announced its intention to issue a presidential decree to commission the Emergency Powers Act (Valmiuslaki 1552/2011, as amended) on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, adopting multiple restrictive measures, including the prohibition of public gatherings of over 10 people. Due to this, as Metso takes the threat of the coronavirus seriously, Metso's Board of Directors has decided to postpone the Annual General Meeting, which was scheduled to be held on Friday, March 20, 2020. The Annual General Meeting will be held as soon as permitted by future developments concerning the coronavirus outbreak. A notice to the Annual General Meeting will be issued at a later stage.
Metso is a world-leading industrial company offering equipment and services for the sustainable processing and flow of natural resources in the mining, aggregates, recycling and process industries. With our unique knowledge and innovative solutions, we help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability. Metso is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki in Finland and had sales of about EUR 3.6 billion in 2019. Metso employs over 15,000 people in more than 50 countries. metso.com (http://www.metso.com/), twitter.com/metsogroup (http://www.twitter.com/metsogroup)
Further information, please contact:
Juha Rouhiainen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Metso Corporation, tel. +358 20 484 3253
Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd
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