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First Asset ETFs Announce September 2018 Distributions

TORONTO, September 13, 2018 - First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following regular cash distributions for the month and quarter ending September 30, 2018. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before September 28, 2018, to unitholders of record on September 24, 2018. The ex-dividend date in each case is September 21, 2018.

  Trading Symbol Distribution Amount (per unit)
First Asset Can-Materials Covered Call ETF MXF $0.2471
First Asset Energy Giants Covered Call ETF NXF $0.1629
NXF.B $0.1668
First Asset Tech Giants Covered Call ETF TXF $0.3340
TXF.B $0.3332
First Asset Health Care Giants Covered Call ETF FHI $0.1152 Note 1
FHI.B $0.1156 Note 1
First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond ETF CXF $0.0400
First Asset 1-5 Year Laddered Government Strip Bond Index ETF BXF $0.0418
First Asset Morningstar Canada Dividend Target 30 Index ETF DXM $0.1302
First Asset Morningstar Canada Momentum Index ETF WXM $0.0701
First Asset Morningstar Canada Value Index ETF FXM $0.0862
First Asset Morningstar International Value Index ETF VXM $0.1274
VXM.B $0.1405
First Asset Morningstar International Momentum Index ETF ZXM $0.0992
ZXM.B $0.1079
First Asset Morningstar National Bank Québec Index ETF QXM $0.0746
First Asset Morningstar US Dividend Target 50 Index ETF UXM $0.1031
UXM.B $0.1164
First Asset Morningstar US Value Index ETF XXM $0.0468
XXM.B $0.0617
First Asset MSCI Canada Low Risk Weighted ETF RWC $0.0827
First Asset MSCI Europe Low Risk Weighted ETF RWE $0.1411
RWE.B $0.1428
First Asset MSCI World Low Risk Weighted ETF RWW $0.1504
RWW.B $0.1646
First Asset MSCI International Low Risk Weighted ETF RWX $0.1244
RWX.B $0.1275
First Asset U.S. & Canada Lifeco Income ETF FLI $0.1589
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 $0.0353
First Asset Canadian REIT ETF RIT $0.0675
First Asset Core Canadian Equity ETF CED $0.1513
First Asset Core U.S. Equity ETF CES $0.0698
CES.B $0.0783
CES.U $0.0712 (USD$)
First Asset CanBanc Income Class ETF CIC $0.1750
First Asset Core Canadian Equity Income Class ETF CSY $0.2643
First Asset Short Term Government Bond Index Class ETF FGB $0.0320
First Asset MSCI Canada Quality Index Class ETF FQC $0.1032
First Asset European Bank ETF FHB $0.0636
First Asset Global Financial Sector ETF FSF $0.0939
First Asset Preferred Share ETF FPR $0.0768
First Asset Long Duration Fixed Income ETF FLB $0.0413
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 $0.1861
FCY.B $0.1879
First Asset Cambridge Global Dividend ETF FCW $0.1528
FCW.B $0.1620
First Asset Canadian Buyback Index ETF FBE $0.0948
First Asset U.S. Buyback Index ETF FBU $0.0593
First Asset U.S. Tactical Sector Allocation Index ETF FUT $0.0538
Note 1 - This is the initial quarterly distribution for the Fund.

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.

For further information, please contact 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, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investments in exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Please read the prospectus before investing. ETFs are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. You will usually pay brokerage fees to your dealer if you purchase or sell units/shares of an ETF on the TSX. If the units/shares are purchased or sold on the TSX, investors may pay more than the current net asset value when buying units of the ETF and may receive less than the current net asset value when selling them.

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