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First Asset Funds Inc. Announces February, 2005 Distributions

TORONTO, February 17, 2005 - First Asset Funds Inc. announces the following confirmed distributions for the month ending February 28, 2005. In all cases, the distribution will be paid on or before March 15, 2005 to unitholders of record on February 28, 2005.

Fund /Trust TSX
Trading
Symbol
Distribution
Amount
(per unit)
Distribution
Amount
Annualized
TSX
trading
price per
unit as at
Feb 15/05
Annualized
Yield
based on
trading
price as at
Feb 15/05)
Pre-Tax
Interest
Equivalent
(based on
Ontario
tax rates)
First Asset Yield Opportunity FAY.UN $0.1458 $1.7496 $24.80 7.05% 10.11%
Preferred Securities Income Fund PFS.UN $0.12 $1.44 $22.65 6.36% 9.11%
Preferred Securities Limited Duration Fund - Series A PLD.UN $0.1146 $1.3752 $22.75 6.04% 8.66%
Preferred Securities Limited Duration - Series B PLD.U US
$0.0458
US
$0.5496
US
$9.00
6.11% 8.75%
Global 45 Split Corp. - Class A GFV $0.10 $1.20 $12.99 9.24% 13.24%
First Asset Equal Weight REIT Income Fund RIT.UN $0.0625 $0.75 $10.00 7.50% 10.75%

For more information, please call Tanya Carey at First Asset Funds Inc. at 416-642-1289 or 1-877-642-1289, or visit www.firstassetfunds.com.