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First Asset ETFs Announce Elimination of PACCs and SWPs

TORONTO, June 1, 2017 - First Asset Investment Management Inc., the manager of the First Asset family of exchange traded funds ("First Asset"), announces that, as a result of low investor demand, it will eliminate the pre-authorized contribution plan ("PACC") and the systematic withdrawal plans ("SWP") in respect of its entire family of exchange traded funds ("ETFs") effective July 1, 2017. For a complete list of affected ETFs, please visit

Distribution reinvestment plans (DRIPS) in respect of the ETFs are not affected by this announcement. Unitholders may continue to participate in DRIPs.

Unitholders do not have to take any action in connection with the termination of the PACC and SWP plans.

For further information, please call First Asset at 416-642-1289 or 1-877-642-1289 or visit

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