Claymore Investments announces Second Annual Claymore's Next Top Model Summer ETF Competition


    TORONTO, Aug. 4 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. ("Claymore") is
pleased to announce its Second Annual Claymore's Next Top Model Summer ETF
    Claymore is launching the competition on the heels of the success of last
year's competition. The competition allows Canadian investors to have some fun
and test their investing skills by designing their own model portfolio using
Claymore's Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), listed on the TSX. Prizes will be
awarded for the best weekly performance and best overall performance. A grand
prize of $1,000 in cash (or $1,500 in the form of a donation to a Canadian
registered charity of their choice) will be awarded to the final winner. See
contest rules for more details.
    "Last year's competition was a great success. We were very pleased with
the level of participation and the feedback we received. Over the past year we
have continued to expand our lineup of intelligent, innovative and low cost
ETFs for the Canadian market, making this year's competition even more
exciting. The competition is a great way for Canadians to see just how simple
it is to use the Claymore family of ETFs to build full portfolios that cover
the entire market," said Claymore President and CEO, Som Seif.
    The deadline for entry forms and portfolio submissions is Monday, August
17th at 9:30 am ET. Claymore's Next Top Model ETF Competition runs for 5 weeks
from August 17th, 2009 to September 18th, 2009. There is no purchase required
to enter Claymore's Next Top Model Summer ETF Competition.
    To participate and view contest rules, simply visit

    About Claymore Investments

    Claymore Investments, Inc. is a leader in bringing intelligent, low cost
exchange traded funds in Canada through its family of 23 ETFs and 3 closed-end
funds across broad asset classes including core equity, global sectors, fixed
income and commodities and includes the Claymore Gold Bullion Trust (TSX:
CGL.UN, CGL.WT). Claymore Investments, Inc., which, as at June 30, 2009 had
approximately $2.4 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 174 employees providing supervisory,
management, servicing or distribution services on approximately US$12.9
billion in assets as of June 30, 2009.

    Investors should consider the investment objectives and policies, risk
considerations, charges and ongoing expenses associated with investing in any
investment product, which may cause you to lose money. The prospectus contains
this and other information relevant to an investment. Please read the
prospectus carefully before you invest or send money.

    For more information investors should consult with their investment
advisor or visit our website at

For further information:

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

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