Due to a suspected information security breach, Metsä Board Corporation has confirmed preliminary information on sales and profitability in the fourth quarter of 2017. Sales were approximately EUR 451 million. Comparable operating result was approximately EUR 54 million and earnings per share were approximately EUR 0.12. Figures are based on preliminary unaudited information. Metsä Board Corporation will publish its 2017 Financial statements bulletin on 8 February 2018.