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the Securities Act of 1933 and

deemed filed pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934


On August 10, 2015, Konecranes entered into an agreement with Terex Corporation ("Terex") to combine businesses in a merger of equals. The combined company will be called Konecranes Terex Plc. Under the agreement, Konecranes’ current Chairman of the Board will become Konecranes Terex’ Chairman and the Terex CEO will become Konecranes Terex’ CEO upon and subject to the completion of the merger.

Terex has on October 15, 2015, announced that MBA John L. Garrison, Jr. has been appointed President and CEO of Terex as of November 2, 2015. Mr. Garrison will transfer from Textron, Inc. (NYSE: TXT), where he served as President and CEO of their Bell Helicopter Segment. Terex’ press release is included in the appendix. Since the regulatory approvals are still pending, the Board of Directors of Konecranes has only acknowledged the appointment.

Director, Investor Relations

Miikka Kinnunen, Director, Investor Relations, Konecranes Plc,

Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity-enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment and machine tools of all makes. In 2014, Group sales totaled EUR 2,011 million. The Group has 11,900 employees at 600 locations in 48 countries. Konecranes is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: KCR1V).

This document contains forward-looking statements regarding future events, including statements regarding Terex or Konecranes, the transaction described in this document and the expected benefits of such transaction and future financial performance of the combined businesses of Terex and Konecranes based on each of their current expectations. These statements involve risks and uncertainties that may cause results to differ materially from those set forth in the statements. When included in this document, the words “may,” “expects,” “intends,” “anticipates,” “plans,” “projects,” “estimates” and the negatives thereof and analogous or similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. However, the absence of these words does not mean that the statement is not forward-looking. Terex and Konecranes have based these forward-looking statements on current expectations and projections about future events. These statements are not guarantees of future performance.

Because forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, actual results could differ materially. Such risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of Terex and Konecranes, include among others: the ability of Terex and Konecranes to obtain shareholder approval for the transaction, the ability of Terex and Konecranes to obtain regulatory approval for the transaction, the possibility that the length of time required to complete the transaction will be longer than anticipated, the achievement of the expected benefits of the transaction, risks associated with the integration of the businesses of Terex and Konecranes, the possibility that the businesses of Terex and Konecranes may suffer as a result of uncertainty surrounding the proposed transaction, and other factors, risks and uncertainties that are more...