Market Overview

First Asset Announces Estimated Distributions for 2012 Year-End

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 18, 2012) - First Asset announces the following estimated regular distributions ("Estimated Regular Distributions") and estimated special distributions (if any) ("Estimated Special Distributions") for the year ending December 31, 2012. The final distribution amounts will be announced shortly after the year-end, and prior to payment, once each Fund's year-end tax position is finalized.

Estimated Regular Distributions

The following Estimated Regular Distributions will be paid in cash on or before January 15, 2013, to holders of record on December 31, 2012.



----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Estimated
Regular
TSX Distribution
Name Symbol (per unit)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
First Asset Yield Opportunity Trust - Series A FAY.UN $ 0.1458
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
First Asset Yield Opportunity Trust - Series B FAY.U $ 0.044 (USD)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
First Asset Canadian REIT Income Fund RIT.UN $ 0.05
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
First Asset Pipes & Power Income Fund EWP.UN $ 0.03
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Utility Split Trust - Capital Units UST.UN $ 0.05
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Utility Split Trust - Preferred Shares UST.PR.B $ 0.13125
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Triax Diversified High-Yield Trust TRH.UN $ 0.07
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
First Asset Diversified Convertible Debenture Fund DCD.UN $ 0.30
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Preferred Share Investment Trust PSF.UN $ 0.175
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
CanBanc Income Corp. CIC $ 0.175
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Can-60 Income Corp. CSY $ 0.1625
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Canadian Advantaged Convertibles Fund ADC.UN $ 0.15
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Can-Financials Income Corp. FIC $ 0.15
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
North American Advantaged Convertibles Fund NCD.UN $ 0.125
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Canadian REIT Income Fund RIU.UN $ 0.1375
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
First Asset Canadian Dividend Opportunity Fund II DVF.UN $ 0.04167
----------------------------------------------------------------------------



Estimated Special Distribution

The following Estimated Special Distribution will be paid in cash on or before January 15, 2013, to holders of record on December 31, 2012.



----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Estimated
Special
TSX Distribution
Name Symbol (per unit)
----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Canadian REIT Income Fund RIU.UN $ 0.025
----------------------------------------------------------------------------



For further information, visit www.firstasset.com.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
First Asset
Rob MacNiven
Investor Relations
416-642-1289 or 1-877-642-1289
www.firstasset.com

 

Around the Web, We're Loving...

Partner Network

Get Benzinga's Newsletters