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First Asset ETFs Announce Distributions

TORONTO, April 18, 2013 - First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following distributions for the month ending April 30, 2013. In each case, the distribution will be paid on or before May 3, 2013, to unitholders of record on April 29, 2013. The ex-dividend date in each case is April 25, 2013.


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                                               Trading Symbol   Distribution
                                                                      Amount
                                                                  (per unit)
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First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond ETF                 CXF        $0.0417
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                                                        CXF.A        $0.0354
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First Asset DEX All Canada Bond Barbell Index             AXF        $0.0333
 ETF                                                                        
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                                                        AXF.A        $0.0292
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First Asset DEX Corporate Bond Barbell Index              KXF        $0.0333
 ETF                                                                        
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                                                        KXF.A        $0.0292
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First Asset DEX Government Bond Barbell Index             GXF        $0.0271
 ETF                                                                        
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                                                        GXF.A        $0.0229
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First Asset DEX Provincial Bond Index ETF                 PXF        $0.0333
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                                                        PXF.A        $0.0292
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First Asset Morningstar Emerging Markets                  EXM        $0.0396
 Composite Bond Index ETF                                                   
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                                                        EXM.A        $0.0354
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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. Under the DRIP, any distributions made by an ETF are automatically used to purchase additional units of the ETF making the distribution. Eligible unitholders are encouraged to contact the institution through which they hold their units to confirm enrolment procedures and timelines. A copy of the Distribution Reinvestment Plan is available at www.firstasset.com.For further information, please contact Rob MacNiven, Investor Relations, First Asset at 1-877-642-1289 or visit www.firstasset.com.

This communication is intended for informational purposes only. Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investments in exchange traded funds. Please read the prospectus before investing. The funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.