Announcement under Chapter 2 Section 10 of the Securities Market Act

Stock Exchange Release 30.3.2012 16:35 EEST

UPM-Kymmene Oyj   Stock Exchange Release       30 March at 2012        at 16.35 EET

UPM-Kymmene Corporation (Business ID 1041090-0) has received an announcement under Chapter 2, Section 9 of the Securities Market Act, according to which Norges Bank's (The Central Bank of Norway) holding in UPM has fallen below 5% on 29 March 2012.

According to the announcement, the holding of Norges Bank in UPM is 17,937,385 shares, 3.42% of UPM's shares and voting rights.


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

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