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First Asset CanBanc Split Corp. Announces Distributions for 2011 Year-End

TORONTO, December 19, 2011 - First Asset CanBanc Split Corp. (the "Fund") announces the following distributions:

  1. in respect of the Preferred Shares (TSX:CBU.PR.A), a distribution of $0.1625 per Preferred Share payable to Preferred Shareholders of record on December 31, 2011. The distribution will be paid on or before January 13, 2012; and
  2. in respect of the Class A Shares (TSX:CBU), a special distribution of $0.87 per Class A Share payable to Class A Shareholders of record on December 30, 2011. The distribution will be paid on December 30, 2011.

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