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STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 10 Mar 2009

Pöyry exercises authority by the Annual General Meeting to acquire own shares and commences share buyback

PÖYRY PLC          Company Announcement 10 March 2009 at 6.50 p.m.
 
The Board of Directors of Pöyry PLC has resolved on 10 March 2009 to exercise the authorisation by the Annual General Meeting on 10 March 2009 to acquire the company's own shares and to commence a share buyback. According to the resolution of the Board of Directors, a maximum of 5 800 000 of the company's own shares may be acquired.
 
The shares may be acquired in order to develop the company's capital structure, to be used as payment in corporate acquisitions or when the company acquires assets related to its business and as part of the company's incentive programmes in a manner and to the extent decided by the Board of Directors, and to be transferred for other purposes, or to be cancelled.
 
The shares will be acquired in public trading on NASDAQ OMX in Helsinki at their market price at the time of purchase. Shares can be acquired until 31 December 2009. The buyback of the shares will commence on 18 March 2009 at the earliest.
 
The company holds 529 000 own shares of the company.
 
PÖYRY PLC
 
Heikki Malinen                  
President and CEO
 
Teuvo Salminen
Deputy to President and CEO
 
Additional information by:
Anne Viitala, Executive Vice President, Legal and Risk Management, Pöyry PLC
tel. +358 10 33 22811, +358 40 511 6151
 
 
DISTRIBUTION:
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