Claymore Increases the Number of ETFs Paying Monthly Distributions

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TORONTO, June 21 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of seven ETFs to the existing line up of monthly paying Claymore ETFs.

"We are pleased to expand our lineup to 12 ETFs which pay regular monthly distributions," said Som Seif, President & CEO of Claymore Investments, Inc. "As income has become ever more important to investors, paying monthly distributions will be a key advantage to our Unitholders. Coupling the monthly distributions with Claymore's DRIP, PACC, and SWP program, the first and only program of its kind from an ETF provider in the world, is a great way for investors to build their wealth and stream their income without incurring additional fees. This is all part of Claymore's ongoing commitment to being a leader in bringing innovative, intelligent and efficient solutions to the Canadian investors."

The following Claymore ETFs will now be offering monthly distributions:

    
    Equity ETFs
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    Now Paying Monthly Distributions
    Claymore Equal Weight Banc & Lifeco ETF (CEW:TSX)

    Currently Paying Monthly Distributions
    Claymore S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend ETF (CDZ/CDZ.A :TSX)
    Claymore Global Monthly Advantaged Dividend ETF (CYH/CYH.A :TSX)
    Claymore Canadian Monthly Financial Income ETF (FIE/FIE.A :TSX)
    Claymore Equal Weight Banc & Lifeco ETF (CEW.A :TSX)

    Fixed Income ETFs
    -----------------
    Now Paying Monthly Distributions
    Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered Government Bond ETF (CLF/CLF.A :TSX)
    Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered Corporate Bond ETF (CBO/CBO.A :TSX)
    Claymore Advantaged Canadian Bond ETF (CAB/CAB.A :TSX)
    Claymore S&P/TSX CDN Preferred Share ETF (CPD/CPD.A :TSX)

    Currently Paying Monthly Distributions
    Claymore Advantaged High Yield Bond ETF (CHB/CHB.A :TSX)
    Claymore Premium Money Market ETF (CMR/CMR.A :TSX)

    CorePortfolio(TM) ETFs
    ----------------------
    Now Paying Monthly Distributions
    Claymore Balanced Income CorePortfolio(TM) ETF (CBD/CBD.A :TSX)
    Claymore Balanced Growth CorePortfolio(TM) ETF (CBN/CBN.A :TSX)
    

The change to the distribution schedule will commence for the July monthly distributions, with rates being announced in the June 21, 2010 quarterly distribution press release. There is no change to the funds' investment objectives or strategies as a result of the increased frequency of distributions.

About Claymore Investments, Inc.

Claymore 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.ca

Commissions, 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.

SOURCE CLAYMORE INVESTMENTS, INC.

For further information: 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

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