(UPM, Helsinki, October 27, 2006) – According to Finnish Securities Market Act, Chapter 2, Section 9, UPM reports the following:
On October 20, 2006, the holdings by the mutual funds of the Capital Group Companies, Inc. of the share capital of UPM-Kymmene Corporation was as follows:
Capital Research and Management Company, shares 26,373,000 Capital Guardian Trust Company 19,202,127Capital International, Inc. 112,828Capital International Limited 5,960,605Capital International, S.A. 845,655
This holding amounts to 10.03 per cent of UPM-Kymmene Corporation's share capital.
On October 20, 2006, the voting rights of the Capital Group Companies, Inc. were as follows:
Capital Research and Management Company, shares 20,873,000 Capital Guardian Trust Company 15,683,580Capital International, Inc. 88,800Capital International Limited 4,416,172Capital International, S.A. 604,600
The total amount of voting rights managed by the Capital Group Companies, Inc. represented 7.96 per cent of the voting rights in UPM-Kymmene Corporation.