Decision on the distribution of share options

The Board of Directors of UPM-Kymmene Corporation has decided today on the distribution of share options to members of the corporate management and UPM-Kymmene Corporation´s wholly-owned subsidiary Unicarta Oy, based on the authorization by the Annual General Meeting, held on 25 March, 1998.
For more information, please contact:
Mr Reko Aalto-Setälä, General Counsel, tel. +358 204 15 0011