Claymore Kicks Off 3rd Annual Claymore's Next Top Model Summer ETF Contest

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TORONTO, June 9 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc., is pleased to announce the launch of the third annual Claymore's Next Top Model Summer ETF Contest. The 10 week long contest allows participants to select a virtual portfolio of Claymore ETFs and compete for weekly prizes and the grand prize of $2,000 for the best performing risk-adjusted portfolio.

"The Claymore's Next Top Model Contest has been well received over the past couple years, and this year we expect it to be bigger and better," said Som Seif, President & CEO of Claymore Investments, Inc. "This year's competition should prove to be another fun and simple way for investors to see just how easy it is to use the family of Claymore ETFs to build complete portfolios that cover the entire market."

Contestants can register online at www.claymoreinvestments.ca/topmodel or in person at the Claymore's Next Top Model booth at Union Station GO Level (7:00AM - 9:00AM or 4:00PM - 6:00PM) or at The Exchange Tower (11:00AM - 1:00PM) on Thursday June 10th, 2010. Registration for the contest is open until June 30th, 2010 with performance being measured from July 1st to September 3rd, 2010. Other prizes include $100 gift certificates, an iPad, and cash or charitable contribution equivalent. Weekly winners will be announced on the website and the grand prize will be awarded on September 8th, 2010 at the Claymore ETFs Four Year Anniversary Celebration. For the complete set of rules and regulations please visit www.claymoreinvestments.ca/topmodel

About Claymore Investments, Inc.

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, or servicing 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 IIROC registered 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.

SOURCE CLAYMORE INVESTMENTS, INC.

For further information: For further information: Media inquiries: Dan Rubin, Vice-President, Marketing, (416) 813-2018, drubin@claymoreinvestments.ca; Som Seif, President and CEO, Claymore Investments, Inc., (866) 417-4640, info@claymoreinvestments.ca; www.claymoreinvestments.ca

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