Claymore Investments announces the launch of the Claymore Global Monthly Yield Hog ETF (CYH)



    TORONTO, Jan. 15 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to
announce the launch of the Claymore Global Monthly Yield Hog ETF (CYH) to
begin trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX).
    Claymore Global Monthly Yield Hog ETF seeks to provide investment results
that generally correspond to the performance of the Zacks Global Yield Hog
Index. The fund, through a Forward Agreement with the National Bank of Canada
(NBF), will receive exposure to the securities that comprise the Index.
    Zacks Global Yield Hog Index seeks to provide attractive tax-efficient
income through an index of global-oriented securities. Zacks uses a
proprietary methodology, designed to identify companies with potentially high
income and superior risk/return profiles while maintaining industry
diversification, from a universe of companies, such as; Global Dividend-Paying
Equities, Global Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), Master Limited
Partnerships (MLPs), Income Trusts, US Preferred Stock.
    "The 'Hog' will be the first ETF in Canada to focus on global dividend
and income paying securities. It combines the benefits of global investing
with yield oriented investing. Prior to this ETF, it was very difficult for
Canadians to get access to global yielding securities on a tax-efficient
basis, which was a major benefit of using the forward agreement structure",
said Som Seif, President & CEO of Claymore Investments, Inc.
    CYH joins the current family of Claymore ETFs available on the TSX:

    RAFI Fundamental Indexes
    ------------------------
    CRQ - Claymore Canadian Fundamental Index ETF
    CLU - Claymore US Fundamental Index ETF (C$ hedged)
    CIE - Claymore International Fundamental Index ETF
    CJP - Claymore Japan Fundamental Index ETF (C$ Hedged)

    Sector / Strategy
    -----------------
    CBQ - Claymore BRIC ETF
    CLO - Claymore Oil Sands Sector ETF
    CWW - Claymore S&P Global Water ETF
    CMW - Claymore S&P/TSX Global Mining ETF
    COW - Claymore Global Agriculture ETF
    CYH - Claymore Global Monthly Yield Hog ETF
    FIE - Claymore Canadian Financial Monthly Income ETF

    Income and Growth
    -----------------
    CDZ - Claymore CDN Dividend & Income Achievers ETF
    CPD - Claymore S&P/TSX CDN Preferred Share ETF

    Claymore CorePortfolios(TM) Series - ETF Wrap Program
    -----------------------------------------------------
    CBD - Claymore Global Balanced Income ETF
    CBN - Claymore Global Balanced Growth ETF

    Like Claymore Investments' other current ETFs, Claymore Global Monthly
Yield Hog ETF, will be offering two classes of units, the Common Unit (CYH)
and Advisor Class Unit (CYH.A).

    About Claymore Investments

    Claymore Investments, Inc. is responsible for the administration and
management of the ETFs. Claymore is a wholly owned subsidiary of Claymore
Group, Inc., a financial services and asset management company based in the
Chicago, Illinois area. As of December 31, 2007, Claymore entities have
provided supervision, management, servicing or distribution on approximately
$18.5 billion in assets through exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, unit
investment trusts, mutual funds, and separately managed accounts. Claymore
Advisors, LLC, an affiliate of Claymore Securities, serves as investment
adviser to the funds.
    For more information investors should consult with their investment
advisor or visit our website at www.claymoreinvestments.ca.

    There is no assurance the Fund will achieve its investment objective.
Past performance does not guarantee future results. Index returns do not
represent Fund returns. The Index performance results are hypothetical.
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.





For further information:

For further information: For media inquiries, please contact Som Seif,
President, Claymore Investments, Inc., (866) 417-4640,
info@claymoreinvestments.ca, www.claymoreinvestments.ca

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