Announcement under Chapter 2 Section 10 of the Securities Market Act

Archive 23.6.2010 0:00 EEST

UPM-Kymmene Corporation (Business ID 1041090-0) has received an announcement under Chapter 2, Section 9 of the Securities Market Act, according to which the holding of BlackRock, Inc. (USA Tax ID 32-0174421, SEC CIK Code#: 0001364742) in UPM has fallen below 5% on 21 June 2010.

According to the announcement, the indirect holding of BlackRock Inc. in UPM was 25,971,251 share, 4.995% of UPM's shares and voting rights.

UPM, Corporate Communications
Media Desk, tel. +358 40 588 3284

UPM-Kymmene Corporation
Pirkko Harrela
Executive Vice President, Corporate Communications

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