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First Asset Confirms Date of Mergers of Convertible Debenture Closed-End Funds

TORONTO, November. 26, 2018 - Further to its press release dated November 1, 2018, First Asset Investment Management Inc. ("First Asset") announces that the mergers of each of First Asset Diversified Convertible Debenture Fund (TSX: DCD.UN), First Asset Canadian Convertibles Fund (TSX: ADC.UN) and First Asset North American Convertibles Fund (TSX: NCD.UN) (each, a "Fund and collectively, the "Funds") into First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond ETF (TSX: CXF) are expected to occur after the close of business (Toronto Time) on Friday, December 7, 2018. First Asset will announce the exchange ratios pursuant to which the mergers are implemented on Monday, December 10, 2018.

Unitholders are not required to take any action in connection with a Merger.

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