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First Asset Distribution Press Release

TORONTO, February 17, 2012 - First Asset announces the following distributions for the month ending February 29, 2012. In each case, the distribution will be paid on or before March 15, 2012, to unitholders of record on February 29, 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.