Fortum extends period of validity regarding offer to City of Espoo

Fortum Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 30 September 2005 at
9.00 am


Fortum extends period of validity regarding offer to City of Espoo

Fortum has decided to extend the period of validity regarding its offer to buy
the shares of E.ON Finland Oyj owned by the City of Espoo to December 31th,
2005.

Fortum Corporation
Carola Teir-Lehtinen
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications


Further information:
Carola Teir-Lehtinen, Senior Vice President, Communications, tel. +358 50 452
4118


Distribution:
Helsinki Stock Exchange
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