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First Asset CanBanc Split Corp. Confirms Special Distribution for Year-End 2014

TORONTO, December 30, 2014 - First Asset CanBanc Split Corp. (CBU:TSX) (the "Fund") confirms the annual special distribution ("Special Distribution") for the year ending December 31, 2014, to be $0.725 per Class A Share payable to Class A Shareholders of record on December 31, 2014. The Special Distribution will be paid in cash on December 31, 2014, and as a result, the net asset value per unit of the Fund will decrease by an amount equal to the cash portion of the Special Distribution.

The actual taxable amounts of all distributions 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.

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