M-real's annual report 2011 and summary of the year 2011 published

M-real Corporation Stock Exchange Release 1 March 2012 at 1 p.m.

The Annual Report, including financial statements, report of the Board of Directors, corporate governance statement and salary and remuneration report for the year 2011 of M-real Corporation, a part of Metsä Group, has been published on the company's website at www.metsaboard.com.

A proposal to change M-real Corporation’s business name to Metsä Board Corporation has been made to the Annual General Meeting convening on 28 March 2012. The commercial part of the Annual Report until the Financial Statements reflects the company’s new business identity.

The report is available in English and Finnish. Printed copies are available as of 19 March 2012. Printed copies can be requested by filling in an order form on the company's website (www.metsaboard.com/orderpublications) or by e-mailing to metsaboard.communications@metsagroup.com.

A summary of M-real Corporation's stock exchange releases published in 2011 is available on the company's website at www.metsaboard.com/investors. The content of the releases published in 2011 can partially be out of date.


Further information:
Juha Laine, Vice President, IR and Communications, tel. +358 10 465 4335

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