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2015-03-27

Valmet Corporation: Resolutions of the Annual General Meeting of Valmet Corporation

Valmet Corporation's stock exchange release on March 27, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. EET
The Annual General Meeting of Valmet Corporation was held in Helsinki today.
The Annual General Meeting adopted the Financial Statements for 2014 and
discharged the members of the Board of Directors and the President and CEO
from liability for the 2014 financial year. The Annual General Meeting
approved the Board of Directors' proposals, which concerned authorizing the
Board to resolve on repurchasing company shares and to resolve on the
issuance of shares and the issuance of special rights entitling to shares.

Dividend payment

The Annual General Meeting decided to pay dividends of EUR 0.25 per share for
the financial period ended on December 31, 2014. The dividend shall be paid
to shareholders who on the dividend record date of March 31, 2015 are
registered in the company's shareholders' register held by Euroclear Finland
Ltd. The dividends will be paid on April 10, 2015.

Composition of the Board of Directors

The Annual General Meeting confirmed the number of Board members as seven and
appointed Bo Risberg as a new member of the Board. Bo Risberg was appointed
as Chairman of Valmet Corporation's Board and Mikael von Frenckell as Vice
Chairman. Lone Fønss Schrøder, Friederike Helfer, Pekka Lundmark, Erkki
Pehu-Lehtonen and Rogério Ziviani will continue as members of the Board. The
term of office of the members of the Board of Directors expires at the end of
the next Annual General Meeting.

Remuneration of the Board of Directors

The Annual General Meeting resolved that the Chairman of the Board would be
paid EUR 100,000, the Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Audit Committee EUR
60,000 and the other members of the Board EUR 48,000 as annual remuneration.
In addition, for each meeting of the Board of Directors or the committees of
the Board of Directors, a fee of EUR 700 will be paid to the members of the
Board that reside in the Nordic countries, a fee of EUR 1,400 will be paid to
the members of the Board that reside in other European countries and a fee of
EUR 2,800 will be paid to the members of the Board that reside outside
Europe.

The Annual General Meeting resolved that, as a condition for the annual
remuneration, the members of the Board of Directors be obliged, directly
based on the Annual General Meeting's decision, to use 40 percent of the
fixed annual remuneration for purchasing Valmet Corporation shares on the
market at a price formed in public trading on the Helsinki Stock Exchange and
that the purchase would have to be carried out within two weeks from the
publication of the Interim Review for the period January 1 to March 31, 2015.

Election of the auditor

PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy, authorized public accountants, was appointed as the
company's auditor for a term expiring at the end of the next Annual General
Meeting. The responsible auditor will be Jouko Malinen, APA.

The minutes of the Annual General Meeting

The minutes of the Annual General Meeting will be available as of April 10,
2015 on the company's website www.valmet.com/agm.

Further information, please contact:

Rasmus Oksala, General Counsel, Valmet Corporation, tel. +358 10 672 0026
Hanna-Maria Heikkinen, Vice President, Investor Relations, Valmet Corporation,
tel. +358 10 672 0007

VALMET CORPORATION

Markku Honkasalo
CFO

Hanna-Maria Heikkinen
VP, Investor Relations

Valmet Corporation is a leading global developer and supplier of services and
technologies for the pulp, paper and energy industries. Our 10,500
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.

Valmet's net sales in 2014 were approximately EUR 2.5 billion. Valmet's
objective is to become the global champion in serving its customers.

Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the
NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

Read more
www.valmet.com,
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Source: Valmet Corporation via Globenewswire

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