Claymore Investments announces the launch of two Claymore Global Balanced ETFs on TSX



    TORONTO, June 21 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to
announce the launch of the Claymore CorePortfolio(TM) Series of ETFs,
introducing the first 2 Global Balanced ETFs: the Claymore Global Balanced
Income ETF (TSX: CBD) and the Claymore Global Balanced Growth ETF (TSX: CBN),
to begin trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX).
    Claymore CorePortfolio(TM) Series is the first Exchange Traded Fund (ETF)
asset allocation solution to exclusively use ETFs to create efficient,
balanced and diversified portfolios tailored to specific investment goals. The
Claymore CorePortfolio(TM) Series may be considered a starting point for a
large portfolio or the core holding in a smaller investment portfolio.

    Each Claymore CorePortfolio(TM) Series of ETFs provide a diversified
portfolio designed to track indices with specific investment goals in mind.
Currently there are two Funds available in the series:

    
    -   The Claymore Global Balanced Income ETF's (TSX: CBD) underlying Index
        seeks to generate a high level of current income with long-term
        capital appreciation potential.
    -   The Claymore Global Balanced Growth ETF's (TSX: CBN) underlying Index
        seeks to balance strong long-term capital appreciation potential and
        current income with a bias toward capital appreciation.
    

    "These two ETFs are truly revolutionary for the Canadian and Global
market. We are launching for the Canadian market the first ever low fee, ETF
portfolio products, which may be used as core portfolio holdings for suitable
investors" said Som Seif. "Investors looking for a simple, easy to use core
portfolio solution, which will dynamically invest in global equities, Canadian
fixed income as well as real estate securities, while maintaining the asset
allocation and income and growth objectives. Mutual fund wrap programs have
seen significant growth in investment over the past few years and these Wrap
ETFs bring a low cost alternative to the market."

    
    CBD and CBN join the current family of Claymore ETFs available on the
    TSX:

    Ticker  Fund Name                      Summary

    RAFI Fundamental Indexes
    ------------------------
    CRQ     Claymore Canadian Fundamental  Designed to give investors
             Index ETF                      exposure to largest Canadian
                                            blue-chip equities based on
                                            fundamental value

    CLU     Claymore US Fundamental        Designed to provide exposure to
             Index ETF (C$ hedged)          the US market on a currency
                                            hedged basis through investments
                                            in blue-chip companies.

    CIE     Claymore International         Designed to track the top non-US
             Fundamental Index ETF          listed companies with the largest
                                            fundamental value

    CJP     Claymore Japan Fundamental     Designed to track the top Japanese
             Index ETF (C$ Hedged)          companies with the largest
                                            fundamental value

    Sector/Strategy
    ---------------
    CBQ     Claymore BRIC ETF              Designed to provide exposure to
                                            the Brazil, Russia, India and
                                            China markets.

    CLO     Claymore Oil Sands Sector ETF  Designed to give investors
                                            exposure to companies that are
                                            highly focused on Oil Sands
                                            production

    CWW     Claymore S&P Global Water ETF  Designed to track an index of
                                            companies in global water-related
                                            businesses.

    CMW     Claymore S&P/TSX Global        Designed to provide pure global
             Mining ETF                     Mining equity exposure: aluminum,
                                            diversified metals and mining,
                                            gold, precious metals and
                                            minerals as well as coal and
                                            consumable fuels.

    FIE     Claymore Canadian Financial    Designed to provide a balanced
             Monthly Income ETF             approach to the Canadian
                                            Financial sector

    Income and Growth
    -----------------
    CDZ     Claymore CDN Dividend &        Designed to provide a high level
             Income Achievers ETF           of dividend and income by
                                            investing in companies that have
                                            a record of sustaining and
                                            growing distributions.

    CPD     Claymore S&P/TSX CDN           Designed to provide investors an
             Preferred Share ETF            investable benchmark representing
                                            the Canadian preferred share
                                            market

    RFI     Claymore Canadian Fundamental  Designed to provide broad exposure
             100 Monthly Income ETF         to the Canadian Equity Market

    Claymore CorePortfolios(TM) Series
    ----------------------------------
    CBD     Claymore Global Balanced       Designed to generate a high level
             Income ETF                     of current income with long-term
                                            capital appreciation potential

    CBN     Claymore Global Balanced       Designed to balance strong
             Growth ETF                     long-term capital appreciation
                                            potential and current income with
                                            bias toward capital appreciation.
    

    Like Claymore Investments' other current ETFs, Claymore Balanced Income
ETF and Claymore Balanced Growth ETF, will be offering two classes of units,
the Common Unit (CBD, CBN) and Advisor Class Unit (CBD.A, CBN.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 April 30, 2007, Claymore entities have provided
supervision, management, servicing or distribution on approximately
$17 billion in assets through closed-end funds, unit investment trusts, mutual
funds, separately managed accounts and exchange-traded funds. 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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