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First Asset Announces Completion of Fund Mergers

TORONTO, March 13, 2017 - Further to its press release dated March 3, 2017, First Asset Investment Management Inc. announces that the merger of each merging fund listed in the chart below into the continuing mutual fund shown opposite its name (each, a "Continuing Mutual Fund") was completed after the close of business on March 10, 2017:

Merging Mutual Fund Continuing Mutual Fund Exchange Ratio
First Asset Canadian Convertible Debenture Fund
Fundserv Code: FAF1003 (FE)
First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond Fund
Fundserv Code: FAF5703 (FE)
First Asset Canadian Dividend Opportunity Fund II
Fundserv Code: FAF6201 (LL)
First Asset Canadian Dividend Opportunity Fund
Fundserv Code: FAF6103 (FE)

In connection with the mergers, unitholders of each merging fund received, for each unit of the merging fund held, that number of Class A units (Initial Sales Charge Option) of the applicable Continuing Mutual Fund listed in the "Exchange Ratio" column in the table above.

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