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First Asset ETFs March 2018 Distributions

TORONTO, March 14, 2018 - First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following regular cash distributions for the month and quarter ending March 31, 2018. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before March 29, 2018, to unitholders of record on March 23, 2018. The ex-dividend date in each case is March 22, 2018.

  Trading Symbol Distribution Amount (per unit)
First Asset Can-Materials Covered Call ETF MXF $0.2245
First Asset Energy Giants Covered Call ETF NXF $0.1229
NXF.B $0.1246
First Asset Tech Giants Covered Call ETF TXF $0.2686
TXF.B $0.2673
First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond ETF CXF $0.0400
First Asset 1-5 Year Laddered Government Strip Bond Index ETF BXF $0.0315
First Asset Morningstar Canada Dividend Target 30 Index ETF DXM $0.1031
First Asset Morningstar Canada Momentum Index ETF WXM $0.0396
First Asset Morningstar Canada Value Index ETF FXM $0.0738
First Asset Morningstar International Value Index ETF VXM $0.0756
VXM.B $0.0868
First Asset Morningstar International Momentum Index ETF ZXM $0.0578
ZXM.B $0.0653
First Asset Morningstar National Bank Québec Index ETF QXM $0.0719
First Asset Morningstar US Dividend Target 50 Index ETF UXM $0.1026
UXM.B $0.1129
First Asset Morningstar US Value Index ETF XXM $0.0393
XXM.B $0.0507
First Asset MSCI Canada Low Risk Weighted ETF RWC $0.0773
First Asset MSCI Europe Low Risk Weighted ETF RWE $0.1337
RWE.B $0.1415
First Asset MSCI USA Low Risk Weighted ETF RWU $0.0468
RWU.B $0.0563
First Asset MSCI World Low Risk Weighted ETF RWW $0.1235
RWW.B $0.1351
First Asset MSCI International Low Risk Weighted ETF RWX $0.1103
RWX.B $0.1167
First Asset U.S. & Canada Lifeco Income ETF FLI $0.1641
First Asset Active Canadian Dividend ETF FDV $0.0312
First Asset Active Credit ETF FAO $0.0450
FAO.U $0.0450 (USD$)
First Asset Active Utility & Infrastructure ETF FAI $0.0328
First Asset Canadian REIT ETF RIT $0.0675
First Asset Core Canadian Equity ETF CED $0.1088
First Asset Core U.S. Equity ETF CES $0.0559
CES.B $0.0612
CES.U $0.0568 (USD$)
First Asset CanBanc Income Class ETF CIC $0.1750
First Asset Core Canadian Equity Income Class ETF CSY $0.2574
First Asset Short Term Government Bond Index Class ETF FGB $0.0322
First Asset MSCI Canada Quality Index Class ETF FQC $0.0944
First Asset European Bank ETF FHB $0.0461
First Asset Global Financial Sector ETF FSF $0.0821
First Asset Preferred Share ETF FPR $0.0768
First Asset Long Duration Fixed Income ETF FLB $0.0431
First Asset Enhanced Short Duration Bond ETF FSB $0.0200
FSB.U $0.0200 (USD$)
First Asset Investment Grade Bond ETF FIG $0.0320
FIG.U $0.0248 (USD$)
First Asset Cambridge Core US Equity ETF FCY $0.1788
FCY.B $0.1762
First Asset Cambridge Global Dividend ETF FCW $0.1501
FCW.B $0.1692
First Asset Canadian Buyback Index ETF FBE $0.0920
First Asset U.S. Buyback Index ETF FBU $0.0424
First Asset U.S. Equity Multi-Factor Index ETF FUM $0.0522
First Asset Canadian Dividend Low Volatility Index ETF FDL $0.1990
First Asset U.S. Tactical Sector Allocation Index ETF FUT $0.0452

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 www.firstasset.com.

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