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First Asset ETF Funds October Distributions

TORONTO, October 19, 2016 - First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following distributions for the month ending October 31, 2016. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before November 3, 2016, to unitholders of record on October 28, 2016. The ex-dividend date in each case is October 26, 2016.

  Trading Symbol Distribution Amount (per unit)
First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond ETF CXF $0.0400
CXF.A $0.0335
First Asset Provincial Bond Index ETF PXF $0.0337
PXF.A $0.0288
First Asset Active Canadian Dividend ETF FDV $0.0312
FDV.A $0.0249
First Asset Active Utility & Infrastructure ETF FAI $0.0338
FAI.A $0.0267
First Asset Active Credit ETF FAO $0.0636
FAO.A $0.0597
FAO.U $0.0632 (USD$)
FAO.V $0.0593 (USD$)
First Asset Canadian REIT ETF RIT $0.0675
RIT.A $0.0588
First Asset Core Balanced ETF CBB $0.0467
CBB.A $0.0333
First Asset Short Term Government Bond Index Class ETF FGB $0.0362
First Asset Long Duration Fixed Income ETF FLB $0.0413
First Asset Preferred Share ETF FPR $0.0768
First Asset Investment Grade Bond ETF FIG $0.0400

Supporting Investors' Needs
Stay in the market, minimize costs, and take advantage of a smart, simple and efficient feature designed to support investors' needs. First Asset Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRIP) will automatically reinvest First Asset ETF cash distributions into the First Asset ETF making the distribution. Contact your advisor for more information. All of the distributions indicated in the table above will be paid in cash unless the unitholder has enrolled in the applicable DRIP of the respective ETF. A copy of the Distribution Reinvestment Plan is available at www.firstasset.com.

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