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Claymore Investments, Inc. Announces Q2 and Monthly Distributions on the Claymore ETFs

Monday, June 21, 2010

Claymore Investments, Inc. Announces Q2 and Monthly Distributions on the Claymore ETFs08:14 EDT Monday, June 21, 2010TORONTO, June 21 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to announce its quarterly and monthly distributions for the following Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs): << ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Trading Distribution Record Payment Payment Fund Name Symbol Amount ($) Date Date Frequency ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore International CIE $0.0600 2010 2010 Quarterly Fundamental Index ETF --------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, CIE.A $0.0380 2010 2010 Quarterly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore US CLU $0.0270 2010 2010 Quarterly Fundamental Index --------------------------------------------------- ETF C$ hedged June 29, July 7, CLU.A $0.0025 2010 2010 Quarterly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore US CLU.C $0.0270 2010 2010 Quarterly Fundamental Index --------------------------------------------------- ETF - non hedged June 29, July 7, CLU.B $0.0025 2010 2010 Quarterly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore Canadian CRQ $0.0600 2010 2010 Quarterly Fundamental Index ETF --------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, CRQ.A $0.0370 2010 2010 Quarterly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore Equal Weight CEW $0.0575 2010 2010 Quarterly* Banc & Lifeco ETF --------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, CEW.A $0.0325 2010 2010 Monthly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, CBQ $0.0350 2010 2010 Quarterly Claymore BRIC ETF --------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, CBQ.A $0.0000 2010 2010 Quarterly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore Global Real CGR $0.0900 2010 2010 Quarterly Estate ETF --------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, CGR.A $0.0600 2010 2010 Quarterly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore Global CIF $0.0800 2010 2010 Quarterly Infrastructure ETF --------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, CIF.A $0.0500 2010 2010 Quarterly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore S&P Global CWW $0.0600 2010 2010 Quarterly Water ETF --------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, CWW.A $0.0340 2010 2010 Quarterly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore S&P/TSX CDZ $0.0695 2010 2010 Monthly Canadian Dividend ETF --------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, CDZ.A $0.0580 2010 2010 Monthly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore Global CYH $0.0550 2010 2010 Monthly Monthly Advantaged --------------------------------------------------- Dividend ETF June 29, July 7, CYH.A $0.0450 2010 2010 Monthly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore Canadian FIE $0.0400 2010 2010 Monthly Financial Monthly --------------------------------------------------- Income ETF June 29, July 7, FIE.A $0.0400 2010 2010 Monthly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore 1-5 Yr CLF $0.2160 2010 2010 Quarterly* Laddered Government --------------------------------------------------- Bond ETF June 29, July 7, CLF.A $0.1905 2010 2010 Quarterly* ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore 1-5 Yr CBO $0.2400 2010 2010 Quarterly* Laddered Corporate --------------------------------------------------- Bond ETF June 29, July 7, CBO.A $0.2120 2010 2010 Quarterly* ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore Advantaged CHB $0.1255 2010 2010 Monthly High Yield Bond ETF --------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, CHB.A $0.1175 2010 2010 Monthly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore Advantaged CAB $0.1700 2010 2010 Quarterly* Canadian Bond ETF --------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, CAB.A $0.1450 2010 2010 Quarterly* ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore Premium CMR $0.0110 2010 2010 Monthly Money Market ETF --------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, CMR.A $0.0100 2010 2010 Monthly ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore S&P/TSX CDN CPD $0.2100 2010 2010 Quarterly* Preferred Share ETF --------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, CPD.A $0.1875 2010 2010 Quarterly* ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore Balanced CBD $0.1900 2010 2010 Quarterly* Income --------------------------------------------------- CorePortfolio(TM) ETF June 29, July 7, CBD.A $0.1450 2010 2010 Quarterly* ------------------------------------------------------------------------- June 29, July 7, Claymore Balanced CBN $0.0855 2010 2010 Quarterly* Growth --------------------------------------------------- CorePortfolio(TM) ETF June 29, July 7, CBN.A $0.0500 2010 2010 Quarterly* ------------------------------------------------------------------------- * These ETFs will commence paying distribution on a monthly basis starting in July 2010. >> The ex-dividend date for all ETFs is June 25, 2010, except for the Claymore Premium Money Market ETF (CMR/CMR.A) which has an ex-dividend date of June 29, 2010.Claymore is also pleased to announce that it will change the distribution schedule for 7 existing ETFs: Claymore Equal Weight Banc & Lifeco ETF (CEW), Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered Government Bond ETF (CLF /CLF.A), Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered Corporate Bond ETF (CBO /CBO.A), Claymore Advantaged Canadian Bond ETF (CAB /CAB.A), Claymore S&P/TSX CDN Preferred Share ETF (CPD /CPD.A), (Claymore Balanced Income CorePortfolio ETF (CBD /CBD.A) and the Claymore Balanced Growth CorePortfolio ETF (CBN /CBN.A). These ETFs will commence monthly distributions starting from July. In addition to the current monthly paying ETFs, the following are the anticipated monthly distributions for the months July 2010 and August 2010. << ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Fund Name Trading Symbol July 2010 August 2010 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Claymore S&P/TSX Canadian CDZ $0.0695 $0.0695 Dividend ETF ------------------------------------------- CDZ.A $0.0580 $0.0580 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Claymore Global Monthly CYH $0.0550 $0.0550 Advantaged Dividend ETF ------------------------------------------- CYH.A $0.0450 $0.0450 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Claymore Advantaged High CHB $0.1255 $0.1255 Yield Bond ETF ------------------------------------------- CHB.A $0.1175 $0.1175 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Claymore Balanced Income CBD $0.0625 $0.0625 CorePortfolio ETF ------------------------------------------- CBD.A $0.0475 $0.0475 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Claymore Balanced Growth CBN $0.0300 $0.0300 CorePortfolio ETF ------------------------------------------- CBN.A $0.0180 $0.0180 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Claymore S&P/TSX CDN CPD $0.0690 $0.0690 Preferred Share ETF ------------------------------------------- CPD.A $0.0620 $0.0620 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered CLF $0.0755 $0.0755 Government Bond ETF ------------------------------------------- CLF.A $0.0670 $0.0670 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered CBO $0.0785 $0.0785 Corporate Bond ETF ------------------------------------------- CBO.A $0.0700 $0.0700 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Claymore Equal Weight CEW $0.0200 $0.0200 Banc & Lifeco ETF ------------------------------------------- CEW.A $0.0325 $0.0325 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Claymore Advantaged CAB $0.0550 $0.0550 Canadian Bond ETF ------------------------------------------- CAB.B $0.0465 $0.0465 ------------------------------------------------------------------------- >> About Claymore InvestmentsClaymore Investments, Inc. is a leader in bringing intelligent, low cost exchange traded funds in Canada through its family of 26 ETFs and 2 closed-end funds across broad asset classes including core equity, global sectors, fixed income and commodities. Claymore Investments, Inc., which, as at March 31, 2010 had approximately $4.5 billion in assets under management, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Claymore Group, Inc., a financial services and asset management company based in the Chicago, Illinois area. In aggregate, Claymore Group Inc. and its affiliates have approximately 175 employees providing supervisory, management, or servicing on approximately US$15.9 billion in assets as of March 31, 2010.For further information about any of the Claymore funds or Claymore Investments, Inc., please contact your IIROC registered financial advisor or visit our website at www.claymoreinvestments.caCommissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Mutual funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.For further information: For media inquiries, please contact: Dan Rubin, Vice-President, Marketing, (416) 813-2018, drubin@claymoreinvestments.ca; or Som Seif, President and CEO, Claymore Investments, Inc., (866) 417-4640, info@claymoreinvestments.ca, www.claymoreinvestments.ca