Fortum Espoo Oyj's release: Stig-Erik Haga, APA, appointed trustee in redemption procedure

FORTUM CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 6 July 2006


Fortum Espoo Oyj's release: Stig-Erik Haga, APA, appointed trustee in redemption
procedure


Fortum Espoo Oyj, a subsidiary of Fortum Corporation, has today issued the
following release, which can be found in the appendix.


Fortum Corporation
Carola Teir-Lehtinen
SVP, Corporate Communications


Distribution:
Helsinki Stock Exchange
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APPENDIX


FORTUM ESPOO OYJ STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 6 July 2006


Stig-Erik Haga, APA, appointed trustee in redemption procedure


On the application of Fortum Espoo Oyj, the Espoo District Court has appointed
Mr
Stig-Erik Haga, Authorised Public Accountant, as the trustee to supervise the
interests of absent shareholders in the redemption procedure of the minority
shares in Fortum Espoo Oyj in accordance with Chapter 14, Section 19 and Chapter
16, Section 5 of the Companies Act.

The contact information of the trustee is available for shareholders at Fortum
Espoo Oyj (Seppo Karvonen, tel. +358 20 520 5803) or at the Finnish Trade
Register after the appointment of the trustee has been registered at the Trade
Register.


Fortum Espoo Oyj
Timo Karttinen
President and CEO


Distribution:
Helsinki Stock Exchange
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