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First Asset ETFs Announce Distributions

Feb 15 2013 12:00AM



TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/15/13 -- First Asset Exchange Traded Funds announces the following distributions for the month ending February 28, 2013. In each case, the distribution will be paid on or before March 5, 2013, to unitholders of record on February 27, 2013. The ex-dividend date in each case is February 25, 2013.

---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Distribution Trading Amount Symbol (per unit)----------------------------------------------------------------------------First Asset Canadian Convertible Bond ETF CXF $ 0.0375 ------------------------- CXF.A $ 0.03125----------------------------------------------------------------------------First Asset DEX All Canada Bond Barbell Index ETF AXF $ 0.0333 ------------------------- AXF.A $ 0.0292----------------------------------------------------------------------------First Asset DEX Corporate Bond Barbell Index ETF KXF $ 0.0354 ------------------------- KXF.A $ 0.0313----------------------------------------------------------------------------First Asset DEX Government Bond Barbell Index ETF GXF $ 0.0292 ------------------------- GXF.A $ 0.0250----------------------------------------------------------------------------First Asset DEX Provincial Bond Index ETF PXF $ 0.0427(i) ------------------------- PXF.A $ 0.0374(i)----------------------------------------------------------------------------First Asset Morningstar Emerging Markets Composite Bond Index ETF EXM $ 0.0396 ------------------------- EXM.A $ 0.0354----------------------------------------------------------------------------(i) pro-rated amount for the period from the ETF's first day of trading(January 21, 2013) to February 28, 2013.

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. Under the DRIP, any distributions made by an ETF are automatically used to purchase additional units of the ETF making the distribution. Eligible unitholders are encouraged to contact the institution through which they hold their units to confirm enrolment procedures and timelines. A copy of the Distribution Reinvestment Plan is available at

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 funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

First Asset
Rob MacNiven
Investor Relations

Source: Marketwire

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