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Utility Split Trust: Distribution Press Release

TORONTO, May 18, 2010 - Utility Split Trust (UST.UN) announces a distribution of $0.05 per Capital Unit for the month ending May 31, 2010. The distribution will be paid on or before June 15, 2010 to unitholders of record on May 31, 2010.

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