Share subscriptions based on UPM stock options 2007B

Stock Exchange Release 27.12.2012 10:00 EET

UPM-Kymmene Corporation     Company Release   27 December 2012 at 10:00 EET

A total of 301,449 UPM-Kymmene Corporation new shares were subscribed for between 1 November 2012 and 10 December 2012 under the company's stock option rights 2007B. The entire subscription price of EUR 1,881,041.76 will be entered in the invested unrestricted equity reserve. As a result of the share subscriptions, the number of UPM's shares will increase to 526,124,410.

The shares subscribed for under the stock options were registered in the Trade Register on 27 December 2012, as of which date the new shares will establish shareholder rights.

Trading in the new shares will begin on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki on 28 December 2012.

The share subscription period for stock options 2007B is between 1 October 2011 and 31 October 2013. On 10 December 2012 a total of 3,231,478 stock option rights 2007B remained unexercised.

The terms and conditions of UPM's stock options 2007 with additional information are available on the company's website www.upm.com.

For further information, please contact: Mika Mikkola, Vice President, Investor Relations, UPM, tel. +358 2041 50376.

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

UPM Media Desk, tel. +358 40 588 3284