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Triax Diversified High-Yield Trust: Press Release

TORONTO, January 6, 2010 - Triax Diversified High-Yield Trust (TSX: TRH.UN) confirms the previously announced distribution of $0.07 per Unit for the month ending December 31, 2009. The distribution will be paid on or before January 15, 2010 to unitholders of record on December 31, 2009.

The Trust offers unitholders the opportunity to increase their holdings of units through the convenience provided by its Distribution Reinvestment Plan. All distributions that are reinvested will be used to purchase additional units of the Trust. In order to take advantage of the Plan on the upcoming distribution, unitholders should contact their investment advisor as soon as possible.

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