Claymore Investments, Inc. Announces January Distributions

TORONTO, Jan. 19 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to announce the January distributions for the following exchange-traded funds and closed-end funds which pay monthly distributions. Please be advised that the monthly distribution for Claymore Global Monthly Advantaged Dividend ETF (CYH) has been adjusted to $0.0545 for common class and $0.0450 for advisor class (CYH.A) from $0.0707 for CYH and $0.0676 for CYH.A as previously announced on December 17, 2010. Also, Claymore Investments, Inc. anticipated that the monthly distribution for CYH/CYH.A in February will remain same as January distribution. The December 2010 distributions were adjusted in order to manage the year-end capital gains distribution for CYH/CYH.A.

Fund Name Trading Symbol Distribution Amount ($) Record Date Payment Date    Payment
   Frequency
Claymore Equal Weight
Banc & Lifeco ETF
CEW $0.0220 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
CEW.A $0.0325 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
Claymore S&P/TSX Canadian Dividend ETF CDZ $0.0695 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
CDZ.A $0.0575 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
Claymore Global Monthly Advantaged Dividend ETF CYH $0.0545 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
CYH.A $0.0450 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
Claymore Canadian Financial Monthly Income ETF FIE $0.0400 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
FIE.A $0.0400 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered Government Bond ETF CLF $0.0755 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
CLF.A $0.0670 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered Corporate Bond ETF CBO $0.0785 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
CBO.A $0.0700 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
Claymore Advantaged High Yield Bond ETF CHB $0.1255 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
CHB.A $0.1175 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
Claymore Advantaged Canadian Bond ETF CAB $0.0550 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
CAB.A $0.0465 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
Claymore Premium Money Market ETF CMR $0.0300 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
CMR.A $0.0200 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
Claymore S&P/TSX CDN Preferred Share ETF CPD $0.0690 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
CPD.A $0.0615 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
Claymore Balanced Income CorePortfolioTM ETF CBD $0.0640 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
CBD.A $0.0482 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
Claymore Balanced Growth CorePortfolioTM ETF CBN $0.0320 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
CBN.A $0.0180 January 28, 2011 February 4, 2011 Monthly
Big Bank Big Oil Split Corp.
(Capital Shares)
BBO1 $0.08001 January 31, 2011 February 14, 2011 Monthly

1The 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 January 26, 2011, except for the Claymore Premium Money Market ETF (CMR/CMR.A) which has an ex-dividend date of January 28, 2011.

About Claymore Investments

Claymore Investments, Inc. ("Claymore") is a Canadian leader in bringing intelligent, low cost exchange-traded funds in Canada through its family of 29 ETFs and 2 closed-end funds across broad asset classes including core equity, global sectors, fixed income and commodities with approximately $5.7 billion in assets under management as of December 31, 2010.  Claymore Investments, Inc. is a wholly-owned 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 $100 billion in assets under supervision. Guggenheim, through its affiliates, provides investment management, investment advisory, insurance, investment banking, and capital markets services. The firm is headquartered in Chicago and New York with a global network of offices throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.

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 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.

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

For media inquiries, please contact:

Dan Rubin
Vice-President, Marketing
(416) 813-2018
drubin@claymoreinvestments.ca

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