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STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 28 May 2004

ACQUISITION IN AUSTRIA AND CZECH REPUBLIC CONCLUDED

JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ     Stock Exchange Notice
                           May 28, 2004 at 12.15 p.m.

ACQUISITION IN AUSTRIA AND CZECH REPUBLIC CONCLUDED

The transaction between Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj and Verbund AG by which
Verbundplan GmbH (74.9 per cent of the shares), Verbundplan Prüf- und
Messtechnik GbmH (97.25 per cent) and AQUATIS a.s. (95.19 per cent) are
transferred into Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj's ownership, has been approved
yesterday, May 27, 2004.

Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj has published releases concerning the acquisition
on December 2, 2003 and April 15, 2004. These releases include more
detailed information on the business of the acquired companies and their
consolidation into the Jaakko Pöyry Group.

JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ


Erkki Pehu-Lehtonen                 Teuvo Salminen
President and CEO                   Deputy to President and CEO


Additional information by:
Teuvo Salminen, Deputy to President and CEO, Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj
tel. +358 9 8947 2872, +358 400 420 285

www.poyry.com

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