First Asset Confirmed Distributions for 2012 Year-End

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan 9, 2013) - First Asset confirms the regular and special distributions previously announced on December 18, 2012, for the Funds listed below. These distributions will be paid in cash on or before January 15, 2013, to holders of record on December 31, 2012.

Name TSX Symbol Confirmed Regular Distribution (per unit)
First Asset Yield Opportunity Trust - Series A FAY.UN $ 0.1458
First Asset Yield Opportunity Trust - Series B FAY.U $ 0.044 (USD)
First Asset Canadian REIT Income Fund RIT.UN $ 0.05
First Asset Pipes & Power Income Fund EWP.UN $ 0.03
Utility Split Trust - Capital Units UST.UN $ 0.05
Utility Split Trust - Preferred Shares UST.PR.B $ 0.13125
Triax Diversified High-Yield Trust TRH.UN $ 0.07
First Asset Diversified Convertible Debenture Fund DCD.UN $ 0.30
Preferred Share Investment Trust PSF.UN $ 0.175
CanBanc Income Corp. CIC $ 0.175
Can-60 Income Corp. CSY $ 0.1625
Canadian Advantaged Convertibles Fund ADC.UN $ 0.15
Can-Financials Income Corp. FIC $ 0.15
North American Advantaged Convertibles Fund NCD.UN $ 0.125
Canadian REIT Income Fund RIU.UN $ 0.1375
First Asset Canadian Dividend Opportunity Fund II DVF.UN $ 0.04167
       
Name TSX Symbol Confirmed Special Distribution (per unit)
Canadian REIT Income Fund RIU.UN $ 0.025