Claymore Investments, Inc. Announces February Distributions

TORONTO, 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 Name Trading
Symbol
Distribution Amount ($)    Record Date Payment Date    Payment
   Frequency
Claymore Equal Weight
Banc & Lifeco ETF
CEW $0.0220 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CEW.A $0.0325 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore S&P/TSX Canadian
Dividend ETF
CDZ $0.0610 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CDZ.A $0.0470 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore Global Monthly
Advantaged Dividend ETF
CYH $0.0530 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CYH.A $0.0441 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore Canadian Financial
Monthly Income ETF
FIE $0.0400 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
FIE.A $0.0400 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered
Government Bond ETF
CLF $0.0680 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CLF.A $0.0590 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore 1-10 Yr Laddered
Government Bond ETF
CLG $0.0700 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CLG.A $0.0610 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered
Corporate Bond ETF
CBO $0.0760 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CBO.A $0.0671 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore 1-10 Yr Laddered
Corporate Bond ETF
CBH $0.0780 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CBH.A $0.0690 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore Advantaged
High Yield Bond ETF
CHB $0.1290 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CHB.A $0.1200 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore Advantaged
Canadian Bond ETF
CAB $0.0560 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CAB.A $0.0475 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore Premium
Money Market ETF
CMR $0.0320 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CMR.A $0.0220 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore S&P/TSX CDN
Preferred Share ETF
CPD $0.0690 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CPD.A $0.0620 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore Balanced Income
CorePortfolioTM ETF
CBD $0.0500 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CBD.A $0.0340 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore Balanced Growth
CorePortfolioTM ETF
CBN $0.0250 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CBN.A $0.0129 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore Advantaged Short
Duration High Income ETF
CSD $0.0830 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CSD.A $0.0750 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore Advantaged Short
Duration High Income ETF (US$ Units)
CSD.U1 $0.08301 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CSD.V1 $0.07501 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore Advantaged Convertible
Bond ETF
CVD $0.0850 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CVD.A $0.0760 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Claymore S&P US Dividend
Growers ETF
CUD $0.0450 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
CUD.A $0.0320 February 28, 2012 March 6, 2012 Monthly
Big Bank Big Oil Split Corp.
(Capital Shares)
BBO2 $0.09002 February 29, 2012 March 14, 2012 Monthly

1The 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.ca

Commissions, 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 www.claymoreinvestments.ca.

 

SOURCE Claymore Investments, Inc.

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For media inquiries, please contact:

Dan Rubin
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(416) 813-2018
drubin@claymoreinvestments.ca

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