Communiqués de presse

First Asset ETF Funds October Distributions

TORONTO, October 21, 2013 - First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following distributions for the month ending October 31, 2013. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before November 5, 2013, to unitholders of record on October 30, 2013. The ex-dividend date in each case is October 28, 2013.


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                                                         Distribution Amount
                                        Trading Symbol            (per unit)
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First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond                                       
 ETF                                               CXF $              0.0521
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                                                 CXF.A $              0.0458
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First Asset DEX All Canada Bond Barbell                                     
 Index ETF                                         AXF $              0.0321
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                                                 AXF.A $             0.02791
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First Asset DEX Corporate Bond Barbell                                      
 Index ETF                                         KXF $              0.0333
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                                                 KXF.A $              0.0292
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First Asset DEX Government Bond Barbell                                     
 Index ETF                                         GXF $              0.0271
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                                                 GXF.A $              0.0229
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First Asset Morningstar Emerging Markets                                    
 Composite Bond Index ETF                          EXM $              0.0375
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                                                 EXM.A $              0.0333
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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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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 Investor Relations, First Asset at 416-642-1289 or 1-877-642-1289 or visit www.firstasset.com.