BMO Financial Group
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BMO Financial Group

December 17, 2014 11:40 ET

BMO Asset Management Inc. Announces Annual Reinvested Distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 17, 2014) - BMO Financial Group today announced the 2014 annual reinvested distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). These annual reinvested distributions generally represent realized capital gains within the ETFs or special dividends received by the ETFs.

Unitholders of record at close of business on December 30, 2014 will receive the 2014 reinvested distributions. The actual taxable amounts, including the tax characteristics, will be reported in early 2015.

Please note that the cash distributions will be reported separately and may be applicable for some ETFs making annual reinvested distributions.

Details of the per unit reinvested distribution amounts are as follows:


BMO ETF

Ticker
Reinvested Distribution ($)
BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF ZAG 0.000000
BMO Discount Bond Index ETF ZDB 0.179760
BMO Ultra Short-Term Bond ETF ZST 0.000000
BMO Short Federal Bond Index ETF ZFS 0.000000
BMO Mid Federal Bond Index ETF ZFM 0.000000
BMO Long Federal Bond Index ETF ZFL 0.000000
BMO Real Return Bond Index ETF ZRR 0.250000
BMO Short Provincial Bond Index ETF ZPS 0.000000
BMO Mid Provincial Bond Index ETF ZMP 0.000000
BMO Long Provincial Bond Index ETF ZPL 0.000000
BMO Short Corporate Bond Index ETF ZCS 0.000000
BMO Mid Corporate Bond Index ETF ZCM 0.025626
BMO Long Corporate Bond Index ETF ZLC 0.000000
BMO Short-Term US IG Corporate Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZSU 0.000000
BMO Mid-Term US IG Corporate Bond Index ETF ZIC 0.037895
BMO Mid-Term US IG Corporate Bond Index ETF (US Dollar Units) ZIC.U 0.026885
BMO Mid-Term US IG Corporate Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZMU 0.000000
BMO High Yield US Corporate Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZHY 0.000000
BMO Floating Rate High Yield ETF ZFH 0.000000
BMO Equity Linked Corporate Bond ETF ZEL 0.000000
BMO 2015 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF ZXB 0.000000
BMO 2020 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF ZXC 0.172722
BMO 2025 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF ZXD 0.114731
BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZEF 0.000000
BMO S&P/TSX Laddered Preferred Share Index ETF ZPR 0.000000
BMO Monthly Income ETF ZMI 0.407706
BMO Covered Call Canadian Banks ETF ZWB 0.000000
BMO Covered Call Utilities ETF ZWU 0.000000
BMO Covered Call Dow Jones Industrial Average Hedged to CAD ETF ZWA 0.000000
BMO US High Dividend Covered Call ETF ZWH 0.000000
BMO S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF ZCN 0.146451
BMO Canadian Dividend ETF ZDV 0.050081
BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF ZLB 0.628834
BMO Dow Jones Industrial Average Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZDJ 0.000000
BMO S&P 500 Index ETF ZSP 0.000000
BMO S&P 500 Index ETF (US Dollar Units) ZSP.U 0.034120
BMO S&P 500 Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZUE 0.000000
BMO MSCI USA High Quality Index ETF ZUQ 0.022402
BMO US Dividend ETF ZDY 0.311679
BMO US Dividend ETF (US Dollar Units) ZDY.U 0.370130
BMO US Dividend Hedged to CAD ETF ZUD 0.000000
BMO Low Volatility US Equity ETF ZLU 0.126373
BMO Low Volatility US Equity ETF (US Dollar Units) ZLU.U 0.148598
BMO MSCI EAFE Index ETF ZEA 0.042103
BMO MSCI EAFE Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZDM 0.082774
BMO International Dividend ETF ZDI 0.000000
BMO MSCI Europe High Quality Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZEQ 0.587076
BMO MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF ZEM 0.000000
BMO MSCI All Country World High Quality Index ETF ZGQ 0.050647
BMO China Equity Index ETF ZCH 0.000000
BMO India Equity Index ETF ZID 0.000000
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Banks Index ETF ZEB 0.000000
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Oil & Gas Index ETF ZEO 0.030850
BMO Equal Weight Utilities Index ETF ZUT 0.000000
BMO Equal Weight REITs Index ETF ZRE 0.000000
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Industrials Index ETF ZIN 0.629271
BMO NASDAQ 100 Equity Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZQQ 0.000000
BMO Equal Weight U.S. Health Care Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZUH 0.435916
BMO Equal Weight U.S. Banks Index ETF ZBK 0.000000
BMO Equal Weight U.S. Banks Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZUB 0.000000
BMO Global Infrastructure Index ETF ZGI 0.681303
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Global Base Metals Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZMT 0.000000
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Global Gold Index ETF ZGD 0.000000
BMO Junior Gold Index ETF ZJG 0.000000
BMO Junior Oil Index ETF ZJO 0.070906
BMO Junior Gas Index ETF ZJN 0.197118

BMO ETFs are administered and managed by BMO Asset Management Inc., an investment fund manager and portfolio manager and a separate legal entity from Bank of Montreal.

Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investments in exchange traded funds. Please read the prospectus before investing. Exchange traded funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

S&P® and S&P500® are registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC, Dow Jones® is a registered trademark of Dow Jones Trademark Holdings LLC, and TSX is a trademark of TSX Inc. These and other associated trademarks and/or service marks have been licensed for use by BMO Asset Management Inc. The indices underlying the ZEB, ZUE, ZCN, ZEO, ZSP, ZSP.U, ZIN, ZWA, ZDJ, ZMT, ZGD and ZPR BMO ETFs are products of S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and have been licensed for use by BMO Asset Management Inc. None of the BMO ETFs are sponsored, endorsed, sold or promoted by any of its aforementioned trademark owners and the related index providers or their respective affiliates or their third party licensors and these entities make no representation, warranty or condition regarding the advisability of buying, selling or holding units in the BMO ETFs.

The funds or securities referred to herein are not sponsored, endorsed, or promoted by MSCI, and MSCI bears no liability with respect to any such funds or securities or any index on which such funds or securities are based. The prospectus contains a more detailed description of the limited relationship MSCI has with BMO Asset Management Inc. and any related funds.

Nasdaq®, OMX®, NASDAQ OMX®, Nasdaq-100®, and Nasdaq-100 Index®, are registered trademarks of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (which with its affiliates is referred to as the "Corporations") and are licensed for use by BMO Asset Management Inc. The BMO Nasdaq 100 Equity Hedged to CAD Index ETF has not been passed on by the Corporations as to its legality or suitability and is not issued, endorsed, sold, or promoted by the Corporations. THE CORPORATIONS MAKE NO WARRANTIES AND BEAR NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO The BMO Nasdaq 100 Equity Hedged to CAD Index ETF.

Further information about BMO ETFs can be found at www.bmo.com/etfs.

About BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

Established in May 2009, BMO Financial Group's ETF business is a leading ETF provider in Canada. BMO ETFs provide Canadian investors with broader choices and greater access to an innovative portfolio of investment products.

About BMO Financial Group

Established in 1817 as Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Group is a highly diversified financial services organization based in North America. The bank offers a broad range of retail banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers. BMO Financial Group had total assets of $589 billion and more than 46,000 employees at October 31, 2014.

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