Adjustment of VINX Benchmark Index due to spin-off in Metso Corporation

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The following information is based on a press release from Metso Corporation (MEO1V, FI0009007835) published on December 18, 2013 and may be subject to change.

Metso’s Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM), held on October 1, 2013, approved a distribution of shares in Valmet Corporation (Valmet), whereby every one (1) share of Metso entitles their holders to receive one (1) share in Valmet. The scheduled Ex-date is January 2, 2014.  The listing and trading of shares in Valmet is expected to commence on or about January 2, 2014.

NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group will act and adjust MEO1V in accordance to the “Rules for Construction and Maintenance of the VINX All-Share, Benchmark and Sector Indexes” version 2.1, rule 5.7.1 Direct Inclusion.

Description of the adjustment:

A total of 135 313 430 Valmet shares will be included in VINXB on January 2, 2014 in accordance with the terms of the distribution. No adjustment will be made to the MEO1V share price. The start price of Valmet will be zero (0.00) and it will be calculated based on last traded price. The Valmet share will remain an index constituent until the next index review is effective.


For further information concerning this notice please contact NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group, telephone + 46 8 405 62 96, e-mail