The cancellation of Fortum's own shares acquired by the company

Fortum's Board of Directors has decided to cancel the total of 5,910,000 Fortum
shares owned by the company without decreasing the share capital. The shares
have been acquired and shall be cancelled based on the authorisation given to
the Board of Directors in the Annual General Meeting on 28 March 2007. The
cancellation will be entered in the Trade Register on or around 20 December
2007. After the cancellation, Fortum Corporation's total number of shares is

Fortum Corporation
Maria Romantschuk
SVP, Corporate Communications

For further information, please contact:
Jouni Huttunen, tel. +358 10 45 24649

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