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First Asset ETFs March 2019 Distributions

TORONTO, March 14, 2019 – First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following regular cash distributions for the month and quarter ending March 31, 2019. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before March 29, 2019, to unitholders of record on March 25, 2019. The ex-dividend date in each case is March 22, 2019.

  Trading Symbol Distribution Amount (per unit)
First Asset Can-Materials Covered Call ETF MXF $0.2031
First Asset Energy Giants Covered Call ETF NXF $0.1512
NXF.B $0.1557
First Asset Health Care Giants Covered Call ETF FHI $0.1676
FHI.B $0.1687
First Asset Tech Giants Covered Call ETF TXF $0.3298
TXF.B $0.3290
First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond ETF CXF $0.0400
First Asset 1-5 Year Laddered Government Strip Bond Index ETF BXF $0.0436
First Asset Morningstar Canada Dividend Target 30 Index ETF DXM $0.1014
First Asset Morningstar Canada Momentum Index ETF WXM $0.0370
First Asset Morningstar Canada Value Index ETF FXM $0.0764
First Asset Morningstar International Value Index ETF VXM $0.0879
VXM.B $0.0964
First Asset Morningstar International Momentum Index ETF ZXM $0.0870
ZXM.B $0.0938
First Asset Morningstar National Bank Québec Index ETF QXM $0.0771
First Asset Morningstar US Dividend Target 50 Index ETF UXM $0.1025
UXM.B $0.1188
First Asset Morningstar US Value Index ETF XXM $0.0388
XXM.B $0.0526
First Asset MSCI Canada Low Risk Weighted ETF RWC $0.0854
First Asset MSCI Europe Low Risk Weighted ETF RWE $0.1409
RWE.B $0.1399
First Asset MSCI USA Low Risk Weighted ETF RWU $0.0597
RWU.B $0.0750
First Asset MSCI World Low Risk Weighted ETF RWW $0.1602
RWW.B $0.1788
First Asset MSCI International Low Risk Weighted ETF RWX $0.1109
RWX.B $0.1127
First Asset U.S. & Canada Lifeco Income ETF FLI $0.1997
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 $0.0360
First Asset Core Canadian Equity ETF CED $0.1337
First Asset Core U.S. Equity ETF CES $0.0692
CES.B $0.0798
CES.U $0.0710 (USD$)
First Asset CanBanc Income Class ETF CIC $0.1750
First Asset Core Canadian Equity Income Class ETF CSY $0.2544
First Asset Short Term Government Bond Index Class ETF FGB $0.0325
First Asset MSCI Canada Quality Index Class ETF FQC $0.1177
First Asset Canadian REIT ETF RIT $0.0675
First Asset European Bank ETF FHB $0.0609
First Asset Global Financial Sector ETF FSF $0.0950
First Asset Preferred Share ETF FPR $0.0768
First Asset Long Duration Fixed Income ETF FLB $0.0440
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 $0.0209
FGO.U $0.0209 (USD$)
First Asset Canadian Buyback Index ETF FBE $0.1010
First Asset U.S. Buyback Index ETF FBU $0.0544
First Asset U.S. Tactical Sector Allocation Index ETF FUT $0.0832

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. Please read the prospectus before investing. The 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 Funds are managed by First Asset Investment Management Inc., a subsidiary of CI Financial Corp. which is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "CIX". TMFirst Asset and its logo are trademarks of CI Financial Corp. ®CI FINANCIAL is a registered trademark of CI Investment Inc., used under license.

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