Fortum appeals the Competition Authority's E.ON decision

Fortum Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 3 July 2006


Fortum appeals the Competition Authority's E.ON decision

Fortum has today submitted an appeal to the Market Court concerning the Finnish
Competition Authority's decision dated 2 June 2006 on Fortum's E.ON Finland
acquisition. Fortum appeals the conditions set to the acquisition, not the
actual approval of the acquisition.


Fortum Corporation

Carola Teir-Lehtinen

Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications


Distribution:

Helsinki Stock Exchange

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