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First Asset Mutual Funds Indicative Annual Distributions

TORONTO, October 31, 2017 - First Asset Investment Management Inc. announces the targeted annualized distribution amounts for the funds listed below for the upcoming twelve month period ending September 30, 2018. In each case, the distributions are paid quarterly, except in the case of First Asset REIT Income Fund, which is paid monthly.

Fund Distribution Amount
First Asset Global Dividend Fund $0.50 per unit per annum ($0.125 per unit per quarter)
First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond Fund $0.60 per unit per annum ($0.150 per unit per quarter)
First Asset Utility Plus Fund $0.50 per unit per annum ($0.125 per unit per quarter)
First Asset REIT Income Fund $0.80 per unit per annum ($0.067 per unit per month)

Notwithstanding this announcement, the amount of the distributions may vary from period to period, and there can be no assurance that a fund will make any distributions in any particular period.

For further information, please call Investor Relations, First Asset at 416-642-1289 or 1-877-642-1289 or visit www.firstasset.com.

This communication is intended for informational purposes only. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investments in mutual funds. Please read the prospectus before investing. The funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. First Asset Funds are managed by First Asset Investment Management Inc., a subsidiary of First Asset Capital Corp. (FA Capital). TMFirst Asset and its logo are trademarks of FA Capital, a wholly owned subsidiary of CI Financial Corp. which is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CIX". ®CI FINANCIAL is a registered trademark of CI Investment Inc., used under license.

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