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Stock exchange release – Published: 16.01.2008 9:30:00

Etteplan Oyj has today signed an agreement according to which the company has   
increased its ownership in Etteplan Technical Information Oy from 70% to 100%.  

In 1998 established Etteplan Technical Information Oy provides comprehensive    
solutions for technical information. Company's operations as part of Etteplan   
Group have grown significantly and among other things the number of personnel   
has grown approximately to double from year 2005. The company currently employs 
around 150 specialists.                                                         

”Technical information has developed into an essential part of our comprehensive
design services. Through the Etteplan technical information services our        
customers are able to maximize the quality and usability of their product       
information to all user groups in all applications” says Matti Hyytiäinen,      
President and CEO of Etteplan.                                                  

With today signed contract Etteplan buys from the management of the company 30% 
share of ownership and corresponding share of voting right in the company. 60%  
of the EUR 3.7 million purchase price is paid with cash and 40% with the        
Etteplan shares in the company's possession. The management of the company and  
the entire personnel continue in their present position in the company.         

The purchase is executed according to terms of the contract made on October 3,  
2005 but earlier than the agreed time schedule. The purchase price for the      
entire share capital will sum up to EUR 6.8 million.                            

Etteplan is one of the leading industrial technology specialists in its field.  
The company provides high-quality services for its customers' product           
development and production processes and offers comprehensive solutions for     
technical information. The company enjoyed a turnover of 101.7 million euros in 
2006, and it employs more than 2,000 people. Etteplan's revenue for the first   
third quarters in 2007 was EUR 92.4 million and operating profit EUR 9.3        

Hollola; January 16, 2008                                                       
Etteplan Oyj                                                                    

Board of Directors                                                              
More information is available from                                              
Matti Hyytiäinen, President and CEO of Etteplan Oyj (tel. +358 400 710 968).    

OMX Nordic Exchange Helsinki                                                    
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