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First Asset ETFs June Distributions

Toronto, June 20, 2017 - First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following regular cash distributions for the month and quarter ending June 30, 2017. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before July 6, 2017, to unitholders of record on June 29, 2017. The ex-dividend date in each case is June 27, 2017.

The distributions in respect of the Advisor Class Units (as denoted by ".A", ".D" or ".V" after their ticker symbol in the table below) are the last distributions in respect of these units. As previously announced by First Asset Investment Management Inc., the manager of the First Asset ETFs, on or about July 14, 2017, the advisor class units will be converted into the corresponding common class units of the same ETF. Thereafter, the former holders of Advisor Class Units will receive any distributions announced in respect of the Common Class Units that they received in connection with the conversion.

  Trading Symbol Distribution Amount (per unit)
First Asset Can-Energy Covered Call ETF OXF $0.1776
OXF.A $0.1571
First Asset Can-Materials Covered Call ETF MXF $0.3144
MXF.A $0.2813
First Asset Energy Giants Covered Call ETF NXF $0.1411
NXF.A $0.1245
NXF.B $0.1453
NXF.D $0.1268
First Asset Tech Giants Covered Call ETF TXF $0.1735
TXF.A $0.1456
First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond ETF CXF $0.0400
CXF.A $0.0335
First Asset 1-5 Year Laddered Government Strip Bond Index ETF BXF $0.0279
BXF.A $0.0132
First Asset Morningstar Canada Dividend Target 30 Index ETF DXM $0.0978
DXM.A $0.0771
First Asset Morningstar Canada Momentum Index ETF WXM $0.0539
WXM.A $0.0216
First Asset Morningstar Canada Value Index ETF FXM $0.0680
FXM.A $0.0385
First Asset Morningstar International Value Index ETF VXM $0.1010
VXM.A $0.0498
VXM.B $0.1121
VXM.D $0.0554
First Asset Morningstar International Momentum Index ETF ZXM $0.0652
ZXM.A $0.0089
ZXM.B $0.0711
ZXM.D $0.0098
First Asset Morningstar National Bank Québec Index ETF QXM $0.0689
QXM.A $0.0285
First Asset Morningstar US Dividend Target 50 Index ETF UXM $0.0957
UXM.A $0.0674
UXM.B $0.1074
UXM.D $0.0758
First Asset Morningstar US Value Index ETF XXM $0.0235
XXM.A $0.0000
XXM.B $0.0308
XXM.D $0.0000
First Asset MSCI Canada Low Risk Weighted ETF RWC $0.0737
RWC.A $0.0486
First Asset MSCI Europe Low Risk Weighted ETF RWE $0.1244
RWE.A $0.0681
RWE.B $0.1254
RWE.D $0.0688
First Asset MSCI USA Low Risk Weighted ETF RWU $0.0460
RWU.A $0.0151
RWU.B $0.0560
RWU.D $0.0183
First Asset MSCI World Low Risk Weighted ETF RWW $0.1266
RWW.A $0.0673
RWW.B $0.1395
RWW.D $0.0745
First Asset U.S. & Canada Lifeco Income ETF FLI $0.1690
FLI.A $0.1412
First Asset Active Canadian Dividend ETF FDV $0.0312
FDV.A $0.0249
First Asset Active Credit ETF FAO $0.0450
FAO.A $0.0410
FAO.U $0.0450 (USD$)
FAO.V $0.0410 (USD$)
First Asset Active Utility & Infrastructure ETF FAI $0.0346
FAI.A $0.0273
First Asset Core Canadian Equity ETF CED $0.1301
CED.A $0.0862
First Asset Core U.S. Equity ETF CES $0.0619
CES.A $0.0145
CES.B $0.0690
CES.D $0.0162
CES.U $0.0624 (USD$)
CES.V $0.0146 (USD$)
First Asset European Bank ETF FHB $0.0422
FHB.A $0.0228
First Asset Canadian REIT ETF RIT $0.0675
RIT.A $0.0588
First Asset CanBanc Income Class ETF CIC $0.1750
First Asset Core Canadian Equity Income Class ETF CSY $0.2594
First Asset Short Term Government Bond Index Class ETF FGB $0.0328
First Asset MSCI Canada Quality Index Class ETF FQC $0.0975
First Asset Global Financial Sector ETF FSF $0.0429
First Asset Preferred Share ETF FPR $0.0768
First Asset Long Duration Fixed Income ETF FLB $0.0422
First Asset Investment Grade Bond ETF FIG $0.0400
First Asset Cambridge Core Canadian Equity ETF FCE $0.0661
First Asset Cambridge Core U.S. Equity ETF FCY $0.1747
FCY.B $0.1752
First Asset Canadian Buyback Index ETF FBE $0.0879
First Asset U.S. Buyback Index ETF FBU $0.0491
First Asset U.S. Equity Multi-Factor Index ETF FUM $0.0247
First Asset Canadian Dividend Low Volatility Index ETF FDL $0.1955
First Asset U.S. Tactical Sector Allocation Index ETF FUT $0.0557

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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