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STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 6 Mar 2002

DECISIONS MADE BY THE ANNUAL MEETING OF JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ

JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ     Stock Exchange Notice
                           March 6, 2002 at 5.30 p.m.          1(2)

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 6, 2002 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, the company's President and CEO, and the
Executive Vice President and Deputy CEO discharge from liability for
the financial year ended December 31, 2001.

The Annual Meeting decided that a dividend of EUR 0.60 be
distributed per share, i.e. a total amount of EUR 8,174,136.60 for
the financial year 2001. The closing date for distribution of
dividend is March 11, 2002 and the payment date is March 18, 2002.

The Annual Meeting re-elected the following members to the 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.), Franz Steinegger, LL.Lic., Attorney
at Law and Jaakko Pöyry, M.Sc. (Mech.Eng.). Harri Piehl, M.Sc.
(Eng.) was elected new member of the Board of Directors, replacing
Niilo Pellonmaa, who had announced that he would not be available
for re-election. In its first meeting immediately following the
Annual Meeting, the Board of Directors elected Heikki Lehtonen as
Chairman and Henrik Ehrnrooth and Jaakko Pöyry as Vice Chairmen.

The Annual Meeting elected KPMG Wideri Oy, Authorized Public
Accountants, as Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj's auditors, with Albrecht
Hagert, Authorized Public Accountant, as chief responsible 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 for the deviation, such as strengthening
of the company's capital structure, financing company acquisitions
or implementing 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.

Invalidation of own shares

The Annual Meeting decided to invalidate all 309,300 own shares in
the company's possession and to reduce the company's share capital
by an amount corresponding to the total accounting par value of the
invalidated shares, i.e. by 309,300 euros.

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:

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- 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, in
possible company acquisitions in the manner and to the extent
decided by the Board of Directors, and as part of the company's
incentive programme.
- The permitted aggregate amount of own shares in the possession of
the company at any given time shall be 662,332 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 purchase.
- 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 at any one time on
the following terms:
- The authorisation is proposed to encompass no more than 662,332
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, for possible company acquisitions
in the manner and to the extent decided by the Board of Directors,
and as part of the company's incentive programme.
- 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.

JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ



Erkki Pehu-Lehtonen                 Teuvo Salminen
President and CEO                   Executive Vice President

Additional information by:
Satu Lyytinen, Investor Relations, Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj
tel. +358 9 8947 3002, +358 40 526 3388
Anne Viitala, Group General Counsel, Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj
tel. +358 9 8947 2811, +358 40 511 6151

www.poyry.com

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