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Claymore Investments, Inc. Announces February Distributions

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Claymore Investments, Inc. Announces February Distributions18:54 EST Thursday, February 16, 2012TORONTO, Feb. 16, 2012 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to announce the February distributions for the following exchange-traded funds and closed-end fund which pay monthly distributions.   Fund NameTrading SymbolDistribution Amount ($)   Record DatePayment Date   Payment   FrequencyClaymore Equal WeightBanc & Lifeco ETFCEW$0.0220February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCEW.A$0.0325February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore S&P/TSX CanadianDividend ETFCDZ$0.0610February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCDZ.A$0.0470February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore Global MonthlyAdvantaged Dividend ETFCYH$0.0530February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCYH.A$0.0441February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore Canadian FinancialMonthly Income ETFFIE$0.0400February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyFIE.A$0.0400February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore 1-5 Yr LadderedGovernment Bond ETFCLF$0.0680February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCLF.A$0.0590February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore 1-10 Yr LadderedGovernment Bond ETFCLG$0.0700February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCLG.A$0.0610February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore 1-5 Yr LadderedCorporate Bond ETFCBO$0.0760February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCBO.A$0.0671February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore 1-10 Yr LadderedCorporate Bond ETFCBH$0.0780February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCBH.A$0.0690February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore AdvantagedHigh Yield Bond ETFCHB$0.1290February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCHB.A$0.1200February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore AdvantagedCanadian Bond ETFCAB$0.0560February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCAB.A$0.0475February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore PremiumMoney Market ETFCMR$0.0320February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCMR.A$0.0220February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore S&P/TSX CDNPreferred Share ETFCPD$0.0690February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCPD.A$0.0620February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore Balanced IncomeCorePortfolioTM ETFCBD$0.0500February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCBD.A$0.0340February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore Balanced GrowthCorePortfolioTM ETFCBN$0.0250February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCBN.A$0.0129February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore Advantaged ShortDuration High Income ETFCSD$0.0830February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCSD.A$0.0750February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore Advantaged ShortDuration High Income ETF (US$ Units)CSD.U1$0.08301February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCSD.V1$0.07501February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore Advantaged ConvertibleBond ETFCVD$0.0850February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCVD.A$0.0760February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyClaymore S&P US DividendGrowers ETFCUD$0.0450February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyCUD.A$0.0320February 28, 2012March 6, 2012MonthlyBig Bank Big Oil Split Corp.(Capital Shares)BBO2$0.09002February 29, 2012March 14, 2012Monthly1The Claymore Advantaged Short Duration High Income ETF (US$ Units) pays its distributions in U.S. dollars.2The portion of the distribution payable by the Big Bank Big Oil Split Corp. as ordinary dividends will be designated as eligible dividends, unless otherwise specified.The ex-dividend date for all Claymore ETFs is February 24, 2012, except for the Claymore Premium Money Market ETF (CMR/CMR.A) which has an ex-dividend date of February 28, 2012. The ex-dividend date for Big Bank Big Oil Split Corp. (BBO - Capital Shares) is February 27, 2012.About Claymore Investments, Inc. Claymore Investments, Inc. ("Claymore") is a Canadian leader in bringing intelligent, low cost exchange traded funds in Canada through its family of 34 ETFs and 2 closed-end funds across broad asset classes including core equity, global sectors, fixed income and commodities with approximately $7.4 billion in assets under management as of January 31, 2012. Claymore is a subsidiary of Guggenheim Funds Services Group, Inc., a financial services and asset management company based in the Chicago, Illinois area and an indirect subsidiary of Guggenheim Partners, LLC ("Guggenheim"), a global, diversified financial services firm with more than $125 billion in assets under supervision.On January 11, 2012, Claymore announced that BlackRock, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement with subsidiaries of Guggenheim to acquire all of Guggenheim's interest in Claymore.  The transaction is subject to regulatory and other approvals and is expected to close by the end of the first quarter of 2012.For further information about any of the Claymore ETFs or Claymore Investments, Inc., please visit our website at www.claymoreinvestments.caCommissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with investment fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.For more information investors should consult with their investment advisor or visit our website at For further information: For media inquiries, please contact: Dan Rubin Vice-President, Marketing (416) 813-2018