Communiqués de presse

First Asset ETFs Announce October 2018 Distributions

TORONTO, October 16, 2018 - First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announce the following distributions for the month ending October 31, 2018. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before October 31, 2018, to unitholders of record on October 25, 2018. The ex-dividend date in each case is October 24, 2018.

  Trading Symbol Distribution Amount (per unit)
First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond ETF CXF $0.0400
First Asset Active Utility & Infrastructure ETF FAI $0.0353
First Asset Active Credit ETF FAO $0.0450
FAO.U $0.0450 (USD$)
First Asset Active Canadian Dividend ETF FDV $0.0312
First Asset Short Term Government Bond Index Class ETF FGB $0.0320
First Asset Investment Grade Bond ETF FIG $0.0320
FIG.U $0.0248 (USD$)
First Asset Long Duration Fixed Income ETF FLB $0.0413
First Asset Preferred Share ETF FPR $0.0768
First Asset Enhanced Short Duration Bond ETF FSB $0.0200
FSB.U $0.0200 (USD$)
First Asset Canadian REIT ETF RIT $0.0675

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.

First Asset - Smart SolutionsTM
First Asset, a CI Financial Company, is a Canadian investment firm delivering a comprehensive suite of smart ETF solutions. Rooted in strong fundamentals, First Asset's smart solutions strive to deliver better risk-adjusted returns than the broad market while helping investors achieve their personal financial goals.

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. Copies of the prospectus may be obtained from your investment advisor, First Asset or at www.sedar.com. 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 of an ETF on the TSX. If the units 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. First Asset Exchange Traded 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.

Not for dissemination to U.S. newswire services or for dissemination to the United States of America.