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First Asset Distribution Press Release

TORONTO, January 20, 2012 - First Asset announces the following distributions for the month ending January 31, 2012. In each case, the distribution will be paid on or before February 15, 2012, to unitholders of record on January 31, 2012.


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                                                         Distribution Amount
Name                                         TSX Symbol           (per unit)
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First Asset Yield Opportunity Trust -                                       
 Series A                                        FAY.UN              $0.1458
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First Asset Yield Opportunity Trust -                                       
 Series B                                         FAY.U         $0.044 (USD)
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First Asset REIT Income Fund                     RIT.UN                $0.05
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First Asset Pipes & Power Income Fund            EWP.UN                $0.03
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Triax Diversified High-Yield Trust               TRH.UN                $0.07
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Utility Split Trust - Capital Units              UST.UN                $0.05
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First Asset Canadian Dividend Opportunity                                   
 Fund                                            DOF.UN                $0.05
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For further information, please contact Rob MacNiven, Investor Relations at 416-642-1289 or 1-877-642-1289 or visit www.firstasset.com.