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STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 10 Mar 2008

PÖYRY EXERCISES AUTHORITY BY THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TO ACQUIRE OWN SHARES AND CONTINUES SHARE BUYBACK

The Board of Directors of Pöyry PLC has resolved on 10 March 2008 to exercise the authorisation by the Annual General Meeting on 10 March 2008 to acquire the company's own shares and to continue the share buyback for the implementation of an incentive plan for key personnel of Pöyry. Based on the resolutions of the Board of Directors today and as announced on 6 February 2008, a total maximum of 400 000 shares may be acquired.
 
The shares will be acquired in public trading on the OMX Nordic Exchange in Helsinki at their market price at the time of purchase. The total maximum amount to be paid for the shares is EUR 6 600 000. Shares can be acquired until 10 September 2008. The buyback of the shares will continue as of 11 March 2008.
 
The company has announced about the incentive plan and the share buyback with stock exhange notices issued on 11 December 2008 and 6 February 2008.
 
PÖYRY PLC
 
Erkki Pehu-Lehtonen
President and CEO
Teuvo Salminen
Deputy to President and CEO
 
Additional information by:
Anne Viitala, Group General Counsel, Pöyry PLC
tel. +358 10 33 22811, +358 40 511 6151
 
 
DISTRIBUTION:
OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki
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