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First Asset ETFs - December Distributions

TORONTO, December 17, 2015 - First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following regular cash distributions for the month and quarter ending December 31, 2015. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before January 6, 2016, to unitholders of record on December 30, 2015. The ex-dividend date in each case is December 24, 2015.

  Trading Symbol Distribution Amount (per unit)
First Asset Can-Energy Covered Call ETF OXF $0.3703
OXF.A $0.3504
First Asset Can-Materials Covered Call ETF MXF $0.3181
MXF.A $0.2898
First Asset Energy Giants Covered Call ETF NXF $0.1924
NXF.A $0.1767
NXF.B $0.1990
NXF.D $0.1817
First Asset Tech Giants Covered Call ETF TXF $0.1886
TXF.A $0.1659
First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond ETF CXF $0.0355
CXF.A $0.0293
First Asset Provincial Bond Index ETF PXF $0.0290
PXF.A $0.0242
First Asset 1-5 Year Laddered Government Strip Bond Index ETF BXF $0.0310
BXF.A $0.0162
First Asset Morningstar Canada Dividend Target 30 Index ETF DXM $0.1024
DXM.A $0.0849
First Asset Morningstar Canada Momentum Index ETF WXM $0.0572
WXM.A $0.0279
First Asset Morningstar Canada Value Index ETF FXM $0.0777
FXM.A $0.0524
First Asset Morningstar International Value Index ETF VXM $0.1257
VXM.A $0.0820
VXM.B $0.1389
VXM.D $0.0908
First Asset Morningstar International Momentum Index ETF ZXM $0.0768
ZXM.A $0.0261
ZXM.B $0.0858
ZXM.D $0.0292
First Asset Morningstar National Bank Québec Index ETF QXM $0.0684
QXM.A $0.0332
First Asset Morningstar US Dividend Target 50 Index ETF UXM $0.0925
UXM.A $0.0676
UXM.B $0.1062
UXM.D $0.0777
First Asset Morningstar US Value Index ETF XXM $0.0269
XXM.A $0.0000
XXM.B $0.0361
XXM.D $0.0000
First Asset Morningstar US Momentum Index ETF YXM $0.04001
YXM.A $0.0000
YXM.B $0.02001
YXM.D $0.0000
First Asset MSCI Canada Low Risk Weighted ETF RWC $0.0695
RWC.A $0.0483
First Asset MSCI Europe Low Risk Weighted ETF RWE $0.1244
RWE.A $0.0748
RWE.B $0.1361
RWE.D $0.0820
First Asset MSCI USA Low Risk Weighted ETF RWU $0.0434
RWU.A $0.0177
RWU.B $0.0538
RWU.D $0.0219
First Asset MSCI World Low Risk Weighted ETF RWW $0.1163
RWW.A $0.0662
RWW.B $0.1317
RWW.D $0.0752
First Asset U.S. & Canada Lifeco Income ETF FLI $0.1864
FLI.A $0.1625
First Asset Active Canadian Dividend ETF FDV $0.0319
FDV.A $0.0255
First Asset Active Credit ETF FAO $0.0400
FAO.A $0.0358
FAO.U $0.0397 (USD$)
FAO.V $0.0356 (USD$)
First Asset Active Utility & Infrastructure ETF FAI $0.0229
FAI.A $0.0165
First Asset Core Balanced ETF CBB $0.0642
CBB.A $0.0490
First Asset Core Canadian Equity ETF CED $0.1245
CED.A $0.0863
First Asset Core U.S. Equity ETF CES $0.0740
CES.A $0.0323
CES.B $0.0848
CES.D $0.0370
CES.U $0.0738 (USD$)
CES.V $0.0322 (USD$)
First Asset Hamilton Capital European Bank ETF FHB $0.0215
FHB.A $0.0000
First Asset Canadian REIT ETF RIT $0.0638
RIT.A $0.0556
First Asset CanBanc Income ETF CIC $0.2043
First Asset Core Canadian Equity Income ETF CSY $0.2342

Note 1 - This is an annual distribution for the Fund.

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

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