BlackRock’s holding in UPM has gone below the threshold of 5 per cent

Stock Exchange Release 18.4.2013 11:30 EEST

UPM-Kymmene Corporation   Stock Exchange Release       18 April 2013    at 11:30 EET

UPM-Kymmene Corporation (Business ID 1041090-0) has on 17 April 2013 received an announcement under Chapter 9, Section 5 of the Securities Markets Act, according to which BlackRock, Inc.’s indirect holding in UPM has gone below the threshold of 5 per cent on 16 April 2013.

According to the announcement, the indirect holding of BlackRock, Inc. (USA Tax ID 32-0174421, SEC CIK Code#: 0001364742) in UPM has decreased from 26,438,944 shares to 26,405,469 shares, corresponding to 4.999 per cent 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

UPM leads the integration of bio and forest industries into a new, sustainable and innovation-driven future. Our products are made of renewable raw materials and are recyclable. UPM consists of three Business Groups: Energy and pulp, Paper, and Engineered materials. The Group employs around 22,000 people and it has production plants in 17 countries. UPM's annual sales exceed EUR 10 billion. UPM's shares are listed on the Helsinki stock exchange. UPM – The Biofore Company – www.upm.com