Claymore Investments, Inc. Announces May Distributions

TORONTO, May 18 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to announce the May 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 Canadian                                           Claymore
     Financial Monthly                       May 28,  June 4,    Investments,
     Income ETF           FIE    $0.0400      2010     2010      Inc.
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    Claymore Canadian
     Financial Monthly                                          Claymore
     Income ETF                              May 28,  June 4,    Investments,
     (Advisor Class)    FIE.A    $0.0400      2010     2010      Inc.
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    Claymore Equal
     Weight Banc &                                              Claymore
     Lifeco ETF                              May 28,  June 4,    Investments,
     (Advisor Class)    CEW.A    $0.0325      2010     2010      Inc.
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    Claymore S&P/TSX                                            Claymore
     Canadian                                May 28,  June 4,    Investments,
     Dividend ETF         CDZ    $0.0685      2010     2010      Inc.
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    Claymore S&P/TSX
     Canadian                                                   Claymore
     Dividend ETF                            May 28,  June 4,    Investments,
     (Advisor Class)    CDZ.A    $0.0580      2010     2010      Inc.
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    Claymore Global
     Monthly                                                    Claymore
     Advantaged                              May 28,  June 4,    Investments,
     Dividend ETF         CYH    $0.0550      2010     2010      Inc.
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    Claymore Global
     Monthly
     Advantaged                                                 Claymore
     Dividend ETF                            May 28,  June 4,    Investments,
     (Advisor Class)    CYH.A    $0.0450      2010     2010      Inc.
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    Claymore                                                    Claymore
     Advantaged High                         May 28,  June 4,    Investments,
     Yield Bond ETF       CHB    $0.1320      2010     2010      Inc.
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    Claymore
     Advantaged High                                            Claymore
     Yield Bond ETF                          May 28,  June 4,    Investments,
     (Advisor Class)    CHB.A    $0.1240      2010     2010      Inc.
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                                                                Claymore
    Claymore Premium                         May 28,  June 4,    Investments,
     Money Market ETF     CMR    $0.0082      2010     2010      Inc.
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    Claymore Premium                                            Claymore
     Money Market ETF                        May 28,  June 4,    Investments,
     (Advisor Class)    CMR.A    $0.0045      2010     2010      Inc.
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    Big Bank Big Oil                                            Claymore
     Split Corp.                             May 31,  June 14,   Advisors,
     (Capital Shares)     BBO   $0.050(1)     2010     2010      LLC
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    (1) 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 May 26, 2010, except for the Claymore Premium Money Market ETF (CMR/CMR.A) which has an ex-dividend date of May 28, 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$15.9 billion in assets as of March 31, 2010.

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