Published: 2010-04-09 14:15:00 CEST
Metsä Board Oyj
Major shareholder announcements
Notice Pursuant to the Finnish Securities Market Act, Chapter 2, Section 10
M-real Corporation Stock Exchange Release on 9 April 2010 at 15.15

Notice
Pursuant to the Finnish Securities Market Act, Chapter 2, Section 10

According
to the information received on 9 April, 2010 by M-real Corporation,
the
shareholding of Norges Bank (Central Bank of Norway, Norwegian
organisation
number 937 884 117) has on 8 April, 2010 decreased to 4.4 percent
of the total
share capital and to 1.4 percent of the total voting rights of
M-real
Corporation. The shareholding equals 4.9 percent of M-real's B-shares.
In total,
Norges Bank owns 14,386,430 M-real Corporation's B-shares.

The total
number of M-real shares is 328,165,612.

M-REAL CORPORATION

For further
information, please contact:

Matti Mörsky, CFO, tel. +358 10 465 4913
Juha
Laine, Vice President, Investor Relations and Communications, tel. +358
10 465
4335


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