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First Asset ETFs December Distributions

TORONTO, December 12, 2018 - First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following regular cash distributions for the month and quarter ending December 31, 2018. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before December 31, 2018, to unitholders of record on December 21, 2018. The ex-dividend date in each case is December 20, 2018.

  Trading Symbol Distribution Amount
(per unit)
First Asset Can-Materials Covered Call ETF MXF $0.1992
First Asset Energy Giants Covered Call ETF NXF $0.1925
NXF.B $0.1963
First Asset Health Care Giants Covered Call ETF FHI $0.1150
FHI.B $0.1157
First Asset Tech Giants Covered Call ETF TXF $0.3725
TXF.B $0.3722
First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond ETF CXF $0.0400
First Asset 1-5 Year Laddered Government Strip Bond Index ETF BXF $0.0466
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 $0.0795
First Asset Morningstar US Dividend Target 50 Index ETF UXM $0.1071
UXM.B $0.1224
First Asset Morningstar US Momentum Index ETF YXM $0.0000 Note 1
YXM.B $0.0000 Note 1
First Asset Morningstar US Value Index ETF XXM $0.0468
XXM.B $0.0617
First Asset MSCI Canada Low Risk Weighted ETF RWC $0.0860
First Asset MSCI Europe Low Risk Weighted ETF RWE $0.1426
RWE.B $0.1419
First Asset MSCI USA Low Risk Weighted ETF RWU $0.0580
RWU.B $0.0718
First Asset MSCI World Low Risk Weighted ETF RWW $0.1557
RWW.B $0.1727
First Asset MSCI International Low Risk Weighted ETF RWX $0.1244
RWX.B $0.1275
First Asset U.S. & Canada Lifeco Income ETF FLI $0.2211
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 Core Canadian Equity ETF CED $0.1513
First Asset Core U.S. Equity ETF CES $0.0778
CES.B $0.0884
CES.U $0.0795 (USD$)
First Asset CanBanc Income Class ETF CIC $0.1750
First Asset Core Canadian Equity Income Class ETF CSY $0.2419
First Asset Short Term Government Bond Index Class ETF FGB $0.0321
First Asset MSCI Canada Quality Index Class ETF FQC $0.1141
First Asset Canadian REIT ETF RIT $0.0675
First Asset European Bank ETF FHB $0.0636
First Asset Global Financial Sector ETF FSF $0.1021
First Asset Preferred Share ETF FPR $0.0768
First Asset Long Duration Fixed Income ETF FLB $0.0431
First Asset Investment Grade Bond ETF FIG $0.0320
FIG.U $0.0248 (USD$)
First Asset Enhanced Short Duration Bond ETF FSB $0.0200
FSB.U $0.0200 (USD$)
First Asset Enhanced Government Bond ETF FGO $0.0150 Note 2
FGO.U $0.0150 (USD$) Note 2
First Asset Canadian Buyback Index ETF FBE $0.0966
First Asset U.S. Buyback Index ETF FBU $0.0593
First Asset U.S. Tactical Sector Allocation Index ETF FUT $0.0770
First Asset U.S. TrendLeaders Index ETF SID $0.0000 Note 1
Note 1 - There is no annual distribution for the Fund for 2018.
Note 2 - 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

For further information, please contact Investor Relations, First Asset at 416-642-1289 or 1-877-642-1289 or visit

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