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STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 9 Mar 2001

DECISIONS MADE BY THE ANNUAL MEETING OF JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ

JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ     Stock Exchange Notice
                           March 9, 2001 8.30 a.m.             1(3)

DECISIONS MADE BY THE ANNUAL MEETING OF JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ

The Annual General Meeting ("Annual Meeting") of Jaakko Pöyry Group
Oyj has on March 8, 2001 made the following decisions:

The Annual Meeting adopted Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj's financial
statements and the consolidated statements and granted the members
of the Board of Directors and the company's President and CEO
discharge from liability for the financial year ended December 31,
2000.

The Annual Meeting decided that a dividend of EUR 0.60 be
distributed per share, or a total amount of EUR 8,234,571.60 for the
financial year 2000. The closing date for distribution of dividend
is March 13, 2001 and the payment starts on March 20, 2001.

The Annual Meeting re-elected the following members to Board of
Directors: Olle Alsholm, M.Sc.(Chem.Eng.), Henrik Ehrnrooth,
M.Sc.(Forest Econ.), B.B.A., Matti Lehti, M.Sc. (Econ.),
Ph.D.(Econ.), Heikki Lehtonen, M.Sc.(Eng.), Niilo Pellonmaa,
M.Sc.(Commercial) and Jaakko Pöyry, M.Sc.(Mech.Eng.). Franz
Steinegger, LL.Lic., Attorney at Law was elected new member of the
Board of Directors. In its first meeting immediately following the
AGM, the Board of Directors elected Heikki Lehtonen as Chairman and
Henrik Ehrnrooth and Jaakko Pöyry as Vice Chairmen.

The AGM elected KPMG Wideri Oy, Authorized Public Accountants, as
Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj's auditors, with Albrecht Hagert, Authorized
Public Accountant, as chief responsible auditor and Tiina
Torniainen, Authorized Public Accountant, as deputy auditor.

Authorisation to issue new shares

The Annual Meeting authorised the Board of Directors to decide on an
increase of share capital by a new issue and/or by taking a
convertible loan and/or by issuing option rights so that based on
the new issue, the convertible bonds and the option rights the share
capital can be increased by a maximum of EUR 1,000,000 by issuing
for subscription a maximum of 1,000,000 new shares upon terms
otherwise to be determined by the Board of Directors. The Board of
Directors shall have the right to deviate from the shareholders' pre-
emptive subscription rights provided that the company has an
important financial reason fom the deviation, such as strengthening
of the company's capital structure, financing of company
acquisitions or implementation of co-operation arrangements. The
authorisation is in force until the next Annual Meeting, however not
longer than one year from the decision of this Annual Meeting.

Acquisition of the company's own shares

The Annual Meeting authorised the Board of Directors to decide on
the acquisition of the company's own shares with funds distributable
as profit on the terms given below:
- The share acquisition reduces the distributable shareholders'
equity.
- The company's own shares can be acquired in order to strengthen
the company's capital structure, to be used as payment when the
company acquires assets related to the company's business as well as
in possible company acquisitions in the manner and to the extent
decided by the Board of Directors.

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- The permitted aggregate amount of own shares in the posession of
the company at any given time shall be 686,214 shares, which is less
than 5 per cent of the company's share capital and of all the votes
of all shares.
- Shares will be acquired by the Board of Directors' decision either
through public trading or by public offer at their market price at
the time of puchase.
- The authorisation is in force until the next Annual Meeting,
however not longer than one year from the decision of this Annual
Meeting.

Conveyance of the company's own shares

The Annual Meeting authorised the Board of Directors to convey the
company's own shares in the company's possession from time to time
on the following terms:
- The authorisation is proposed to encompass no more than 686,214
shares, which is less than 5 per cent of the company's share capital
and of all the votes of all shares.
- The Board of Directors was authorised to decide to whom and in
which order own shares held are conveyed. The Board of Directors
shall be entitled to decide on conveyance of own shares in an order
deviating from the shareholders' pre-emptive right to acquire own
shares.
- The shares may be conveyed as payment for acquisition of assets
related to the company's business or for possible company
acquisitions in the manner and to the extent decided by the Board of
Directors.
- The shares shall be conveyed at least at their market price at the
time of conveyance as determined in public trading.
- The authorisation is in force until the next Annual Meeting,
however not longer than one year from the decision of this Annual
Meeting.

Amendment of Articles of Association

The Annual Meeting approved the Board of Directors' proposal for
amendment of Sections 10 and 12 of the Articles of Association so
that as the company's auditors may be elected one certified public
auditing company on a term until further notice. Furthermore, the
first and the third sentence of Section 11 are amended to correspond
with current legislation so that the latest date for registration of
attendance at a General Meeting of Shareholders may not be earlier
than ten days prior to the meeting and so that the notice to convene
a General Meeting shall be issued no later than seventeen days prior
to the meeting.

JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ



Erkki Pehu-Lehtonen                 Teuvo Salminen


Additional information by:
Anne Viitala, Legal Counsel, Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj
tel. +358 9 8947 2811, +358 040 511 6151

www.poyry.com



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