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December 17, 2014 11:32 ET

BMO Asset Management Inc. Announces Cash Distributions for BMO Exchange Traded Funds

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 17, 2014) - BMO Asset Management Inc. today announced the December 2014 cash distributions for certain BMO Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)* that distribute either monthly, quarterly, or annually. Unitholders of record of the BMO ETFs at the close of business on December 30, 2014 will receive cash distributions payable on January 7, 2015.

Details of the per unit distribution amounts are as follows:


BMO ETFs with Monthly Distributions:

Ticker
Cash Distribution per Unit ($)
BMO Short Federal Bond Index ETF ZFS 0.025
BMO Mid Federal Bond Index ETF ZFM 0.035
BMO Long Federal Bond Index ETF ZFL 0.047
BMO Short Provincial Bond Index ETF ZPS 0.036
BMO Mid Provincial Bond Index ETF ZMP 0.042
BMO Long Provincial Bond Index ETF ZPL 0.058
BMO Short Corporate Bond Index ETF ZCS 0.043
BMO Mid Corporate Bond Index ETF ZCM 0.048
BMO Long Corporate Bond Index ETF ZLC 0.125
BMO Aggregate Bond Index ETF ZAG 0.054
BMO Discount Bond Index ETF ZDB 0.027
BMO Real Return Bond Index ETF ZRR 0.051
BMO Floating Rate High Yield ETF ZFH 0.053
BMO High Yield US Corporate Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZHY 0.100
BMO Emerging Markets Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZEF 0.123
BMO Mid-Term US IG Corporate Bond Index ETF ZIC 0.046
BMO Mid-Term US IG Corporate Bond Index ETF (U.S. Dollar Units) ZIC.U 0.042
BMO Short-Term US IG Corporate Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZSU 0.026
BMO Mid-Term US IG Corporate Bond Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZMU 0.043
BMO Ultra Short-Term Bond ETF ZST 0.162
BMO 2015 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF ZXB 0.039
BMO 2020 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF ZXC 0.047
BMO 2025 Corporate Bond Target Maturity ETF ZXD 0.058
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Banks Index ETF ZEB 0.062
BMO Equal Weight Utilities Index ETF ZUT 0.052
BMO Equal Weight REITs Index ETF ZRE 0.083
BMO Monthly Income ETF ZMI 0.053
BMO Covered Call Canadian Banks ETF ZWB 0.068
BMO Covered Call Utilities ETF ZWU 0.073
BMO Covered Call Dow Jones Industrial Average Hedged to CAD ETF ZWA 0.073
BMO US High Dividend Covered Call ETF ZWH 0.080
BMO Canadian Dividend ETF ZDV 0.062
BMO S&P/TSX Laddered Preferred Share Index ETF ZPR 0.048
BMO US Dividend Hedged to CAD ETF ZUD 0.107
BMO US Dividend ETF ZDY 0.120
BMO US Dividend ETF (U.S. Dollar Units) ZDY.U 0.110
BMO International Dividend ETF ZDI 0.067
BMO ETFs with Quarterly Distributions:
BMO S&P/TSX Capped Composite Index ETF ZCN 0.145
BMO S&P 500 Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZUE 0.189
BMO Dow Jones Industrial Average Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZDJ 0.160
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Oil & Gas Index ETF ZEO 0.123
BMO MSCI EAFE Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZDM 0.300
BMO MSCI EAFE Index ETF ZEA 0.090
BMO MSCI Europe High Quality Hedged to CAD ETF ZEQ 0.090
BMO Global Infrastructure Index ETF ZGI 0.165
BMO Equal Weight U.S. Banks Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZUB 0.114
BMO Equal Weight U.S. Banks Index ETF ZBK 0.045
BMO Low Volatility Canadian Equity ETF ZLB 0.125
BMO S&P 500 Index ETF ZSP 0.140
BMO S&P 500 Index ETF (U.S. Dollar Units) ZSP.U 0.140
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Industrials Index ETF ZIN 0.100
BMO Low Volatility US Equity ETF ZLU 0.082
BMO Low Volatility US Equity ETF (U.S. Dollar Units) ZLU.U 0.078
BMO Equity Linked Corporate Bond ETF ZEL 0.045
BMO MSCI USA High Quality Index ETF ZUQ 0.040
BMO MSCI All Country World High Quality Index ETF ZGQ 0.040
BMO ETFs with Annual Distributions:
BMO MSCI Emerging Markets Index ETF ZEM 0.285
BMO China Equity Index ETF ZCH 0.165
BMO India Equity Index ETF ZID 0.039
BMO NASDAQ 100 Equity Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZQQ 0.465
BMO Equal Weight U.S. Health Care Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZUH 0.110
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Global Base Metals Hedged to CAD Index ETF ZMT 0.135
BMO S&P/TSX Equal Weight Global Gold Index ETF ZGD 0.025
BMO Junior Gold Index ETF ZJG 0.000
BMO Junior Oil Index ETF ZJO 0.165
BMO Junior Gas Index ETF ZJN 0.155

*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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