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First Asset ETFs - Regular Distributions for Year-End 2014

TORONTO, December 17, 2014 – First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following final regular distributions for the month and quarter ending December 31, 2014. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before January 6, 2015, to unitholders of record on December 30, 2014. The ex-dividend date in each case is December 24, 2014

The actual taxable amounts of all distributions (cash and reinvested) for 2014, including the tax characteristics of the distributions, will be reported to brokers (through CDS Clearing and Depository Services Inc. or "CDS") in early 2015.


Trading

Symbol

Distribution Amount

(per unit)

First Asset Can-60 Covered Call ETF

LXF

$0.1429

LXF.A

$0.1264

First Asset Can-Financials Covered Call ETF

FXF

$0.1446

FXF.A

$0.1215

First Asset Can-Energy Covered Call ETF

OXF

$0.1351

OXF.A

$0.1207

First Asset Can-Materials Covered Call ETF

MXF

$0.1078

MXF.A

$0.0971

First Asset Tech Giants Covered Call ETF

TXF

$0.1779

TXF.A

$0.1537

First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond ETF

CXF

$0.0398

CXF.A

$0.0328

First Asset Morningstar Canada Dividend Target 30 Index ETF

DXM

$0.0987

DXM.A

$0.0781

First Asset Morningstar National Bank Québec Index ETF

QXM

$0.0568

QXM.A

$0.0234

First Asset Morningstar US Dividend Target 50 Index ETF

UXM

$0.0826

UXM.A

$0.0561

UXM.B

$0.0767

UXM.D

$0.0522

First Asset Morningstar Canada Value Index ETF

FXM

$0.0671

FXM.A

$0.0374

First Asset Morningstar Canada Momentum Index ETF

WXM

$0.0430

WXM.A

$0.0119

 First Asset All Canada Bond Barbell Index ETF

AXF

$0.0253

AXF.A

$0.0207

First Asset Corporate Bond Barbell Index ETF

KXF

$0.0312

KXF.A

$0.0265

First Asset Government Bond Barbell Index ETF

GXF

$0.0236

GXF.A

$0.0193

First Asset Morningstar Emerging Markets Composite Bond Index ETF

EXM

$0.0374

EXM.A

$0.0335

First Asset Provincial Bond Index ETF

PXF

$0.0308

PXF.A

$0.0261

First Asset 1-5 Year Laddered Government Strip Bond Index ETF

BXF

$0.0441

BXF.A

$0.0294

First Asset Morningstar US Value Index ETF

 

 

XXM

$0.0243

XXM.A

$0.0000

XXM.B

$0.0272

XXM.D

$0.0000

First Asset MSCI Europe Low Risk Weighted ETF

RWE

$0.1172

RWE.A

$0.0706

RWE.B

$0.1140

RWE.D

$0.0686

First Asset MSCI USA Low Risk Weighted ETF

RWU

$0.0431

RWU.A

$0.0192

RWU.B

$0.0437

RWU.D

$0.0190

First Asset MSCI World Low Risk Weighted ETF

RWW

$0.1154

RWW.A

$0.0682

RWW.B

$0.1172

RWW.D

$0.0685

First Asset MSCI Canada Low Risk Weighted ETF

RWC

$0.0717

RWC.A

$0.0496

First Asset U.S. & Canada Lifeco Income ETF

FLI

$0.1142

FLI.A

$0.0945

First Asset Active Canadian REIT ETF

FRF

$0.0458

FRF.A

$0.0387

First Asset Active Canadian Dividend ETF

FDV

$0.0321

FDV.A

$0.0252

First Asset Hamilton Capital European Bank ETF

FHB

$0.00001

FHB.A

$0.00001

First Asset Morningstar International Value Index ETF

VXM

$0.03662

VXM.A

$0.02002

VXM.B

$0.03702

VXM.D

$0.02022

First Asset Morningstar International Momentum Index ETF

 

ZXM

$0.02572

ZXM.A

$0.01482

ZXM.B

$0.02582

ZXM.D

$0.01452

Note 1 – No distributions since the ETFs’ first day of trading (July 29, 2014) to December 31, 2014.
Note 2 - Includes a pro-rated amount for the period from the ETFs’ first day of trading (November 18, 2014) to December 31, 2014.

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.

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

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