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First Asset Active Credit Fund Completes Merger with First Asset Active Credit ETF

TORONTO, January 19, 2015 - Further to its press release on January 13, 2015, First Asset Investment Management Inc. (the "Manager") announces that the merger of First Active Credit Fund (formerly, First Asset Yield Opportunity Trust) (TSX: FAY.UN and FAY.U) (the "Fund") with First Asset Active Credit ETF (the "First Asset ETF") was completed and the First Asset ETF will commence trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange later today under the ticker symbols FAO and FAO.U.

In connection with the Merger:

  • Each issued and outstanding Series A Unit of the Fund received 1.10586 Common Units of the ETF (TSX: FAO); and
  • Each issued and outstanding Series B Unit of the Fund received 0.41337 US$ Common Units of the ETF (TSX: FAO.U).

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This communication is intended for informational purposes only. This offering is made only by prospectus. The prospectus contains important detailed information about the ETF and its units. A copy of the prospectus may be obtained from your investment advisor, First Asset or at www.sedar.com. Investors should read the prospectus before making an investment decision. Commissions, trailing fees, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investments in the ETF. The ETF is managed by First Asset Investment Management Inc.

For further information, please contact Investor Relations, First Asset at 416-642-1289 or 1-877-642-1289 or visit www.firstasset.com.

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