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First Asset ETFs Announce Distributions

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb 15, 2013) - 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.

  Trading Symbol   Distribution Amount
(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 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 funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.