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Global 45 Split Corp.: Press Release

TORONTO, Feb. 18, 2009 - Global 45 Split Corp. (TSX:GFV)(TSX:GFV.PR.A) (the "Company") announces that it will not pay a monthly distribution on its Class A Shares for the month-ended February 28, 2009.

The Manager will assess the ability to pay distributions, and the amount thereof, on a monthly basis. Among other considerations, the Company is not permitted to pay a distribution on the Class A Shares if, after the payment of the distribution by the Company, the Net Asset Value per Unit would be less than $15.00.

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