Announcement under Chapter 2 Section 10 of the Securities Market Act

Stock Exchange Release 12.4.2012 18:15 EEST

UPM-Kymmene Oyj   Stock Exchange Release       12 April 2012        at 18.15 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 exceeded 5% on 11 April 2012.

According to the announcement, the holding of Norges Bank in UPM is 28,430,102 shares, 5.41% 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