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First Asset Announces Revision to Annual Special Distribution for First Asset MSCI USA Low Risk Weighted ETF

TORONTO, January 2, 2019 - First Asset Investment Management Inc. ("First Asset") announces that an annual, special distribution in the amount of $0.026 per unit of First Asset MSCI USA Low Risk Weighted ETF (TSX: RWU and RWU.B) (the "ETF") was paid on or about December 31, 2018 to unitholders of record on December 28, 2018. First Asset had previously announced that the ETF would not be paying an annual, special distribution.

This distribution was not paid in cash, but was reinvested and the resulting units immediately consolidated so that the number of units held by each investor did not change. Investors holding their units outside registered plans will have taxable amounts to report and an increase in the adjusted cost base of their investment.

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

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