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First Asset Hamilton Capital European Bank Fund Announces Meeting of Unitholders

TORONTO, January 5, 2016 - First Asset Hamilton Capital European Bank Fund (the "Fund") (TSX: EB.UN) announces that its units have traded at a discount greater than 2% of net asset value per unit for a period of ten consecutive trading days. Accordingly, as describe in the Fund's prospectus dated October 29, 2014, the Fund will call a meeting of the unitholders of the Fund to consider a merger of the Fund into an exchangetraded fund.

The Manager expects to announce the details of the meeting by the end of January, 2016.

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

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