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STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 13 Sep 2002

JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP CLOSED THE ACQUISITION OF THE BUSINESS OF A CANADIAN ENGINEERING COMPANY

JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ     Stock Exchange Notice
                           September 13, 2002 at 10.00 a.m.

JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP CLOSED THE ACQUISITION OF THE BUSINESS OF A
CANADIAN ENGINEERING COMPANY

Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj has on June 10, 2002 announced the
acquisition of the business of the Canadian forest industry
engineering company Ajami, Bédard, Gagnon, Sexton Inc. The effective
closing of the transaction took place on September 12, 2002 and it
will take force retroactively as of June 30, 2002.

JAAKKO PÖYRY GROUP OYJ



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



Additional information by:
Anne Viitala, Group General Counsel, Jaakko Pöyry Group Oyj
tel. +358 9 8947 2811

www.poyry.com

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