Claymore Investments, Inc. Announces April Distributions

TORONTO, April 20 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to announce the April distributions for the following exchange-traded funds and closed-end funds which pay monthly distributions.

    
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                      Trading  Distribution   Record     Payment  Investment
    Fund Name         Symbol      Amount       Date       Date      Manager
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    Claymore          FIE(1)     $0.0200     April 29,    May 6,    Claymore
     Canadian                                  2010       2010   Investments,
     Financial                                                           Inc.
     Monthly
     Income ETF
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    Claymore          FIE.A      $0.0400     April 29,    May 6,    Claymore
     Canadian                                  2010       2010   Investments,
     Financial                                                           Inc.
     Monthly
     Income ETF
     (Advisor Class)
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    Claymore Equal    CEW.A      $0.0325     April 29,    May 6,    Claymore
     Weight Banc &                             2010       2010   Investments,
     Lifeco ETF                                                          Inc.
     (Advisor Class)
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    Claymore S&P/TSX  CDZ        $0.0685     April 29,    May 6,    Claymore
     Canadian                                  2010       2010   Investments,
     Dividend ETF                                                        Inc.
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    Claymore S&P/TSX  CDZ.A      $0.0580     April 29,    May 6,    Claymore
     Canadian                                  2010       2010   Investments,
     Dividend ETF                                                        Inc.
     (Advisor Class)
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    Claymore Global   CYH        $0.0550     April 29,    May 6,    Claymore
     Monthly                                   2010       2010   Investments,
     Advantaged                                                          Inc.
     Dividend ETF
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    Claymore Global   CYH.A      $0.0450     April 29,    May 6,    Claymore
     Monthly                                   2010       2010   Investments,
     Advantaged                                                          Inc.
     Dividend ETF
     (Advisor Class)
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    Claymore          CHB        $0.1320     April 29,    May 6,    Claymore
     Advantaged High                           2010       2010   Investments,
     Yield Bond ETF                                                      Inc.
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    Claymore          CHB.A      $0.1240     April 29,    May 6,    Claymore
     Advantaged High                           2010       2010   Investments,
     Yield Bond ETF                                                      Inc.
     (Advisor Class)
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    Claymore Premium  CMR        $0.0065     April 29,    May 6,    Claymore
     Money Market ETF                          2010       2010   Investments,
                                                                         Inc.
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    Claymore Premium  CMR.A      $0.0010     April 29,    May 6,    Claymore
     Money Market ETF                          2010       2010   Investments,
     (Advisor Class)                                                     Inc.
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    Big Bank Big Oil  BBO        $0.050(2)   April 29,    May 14,   Claymore
     Split Corp.                               2010       2010      Advisors,
     (Capital Shares)                                                    LLC
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    (1) Initial distribution for the common class units of the Claymore
        Canadian Financial Monthly Income ETF for the period April 16, 2010
        (launch date) to April 30, 2010. Commencing in May 2010 the monthly
        distributions are anticipated to be $0.04 per unit.
    (2) The 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 April 27, 2010, except for the Claymore Premium Money Market ETF (CMR/CMR.A) which has an ex-dividend date of April 29, 2010.

About Claymore Investments

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, 2009 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, servicing or distribution services on approximately US$15.2 billion in assets as of December 31, 2009.

For further information about any of the Claymore funds or Claymore Investments, Inc., please contact your 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.

For more information investors should consult with their investment advisor or visit our website at www.claymoreinvestments.ca.

SOURCE CLAYMORE INVESTMENTS, INC.

For further information: For further information: For media inquiries, please contact: Sara Beazely, (416) 813-2007, sbeazely@claymoreinvestments.ca; or Som Seif, President, Claymore Investments, Inc., (866) 417-4640, info@claymoreinvestments.ca, www.claymoreinvestments.ca

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