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First Asset Closed-End Funds October Distributions

TORONTO, October 22, 2014 – First Asset Closed-End Funds announces the following distributions for the month ending October 31, 2014. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before November 14, 2014, to holders of record on October 31, 2014.

Fund Name TSX Symbol Distribution Amount
(per unit)
First Asset Yield Opportunity Trust - Series A     FAY.UN       $0.1458
First Asset Yield Opportunity Trust - Series B     FAY.U       $0.0440 (USD)
First Asset Canadian REIT Income Fund     RIT.UN       $0.0500
First Asset Pipes & Power Income Fund     EWP.UN       $0.0300
Utility Split Trust - Capital Units     UST.UN       $0.0500
Triax Diversified High-Yield Trust     TRH.UN       $0.0700
First Asset Morningstar U.S. Consumer Defensive Index Fund     UCD.UN       $0.0569 

For further information, please contact Investor Relations, First Asset at 416-642-1289 or 1-877-642-1289 or visit www.firstasset.com.