Claymore Investments announces the launch of the Claymore Global Real Estate ETF (CGR)

    TORONTO, Aug. 26 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to
announce the launch of the Claymore Global Real Estate ETF (TSX: CGR).
    The Claymore Global Real Estate ETF has been designed to replicate, to
the extent possible, the performance of the Cohen & Steers Global Realty
Majors Index, net of expenses. The Cohen & Steers Global Realty Majors Index
seeks to identify the largest and most liquid securities within the global
real estate universe.
    "This is the first globally focused Real Estate ETF in Canada, which will
give Canadian investors a low cost way to add exposure to real estate sector
to their portfolios for diversification. We're very excited to have partnered
with Cohen & Steers Capital Management Inc., the index provider and a premier
name in real estate investing globally, for the Claymore Global Real Estate
ETF" said Som Seif, President and CEO of Claymore Investments, Inc.

    CGR joins the current family of Claymore ETFs available on the TSX:

    RAFI Fundamental Indexes
    CRQ    Claymore Canadian Fundamental Index ETF
    CLU    Claymore US Fundamental Index ETF (C$ hedged)
    CIE    Claymore International Fundamental Index ETF
    CJP    Claymore Japan Fundamental Index ETF (C$ Hedged)

    Sector / Strategy
    CWW    Claymore S&P Global Water ETF
    CMW    Claymore S&P/TSX Global Mining ETF
    COW    Claymore Global Agriculture ETF
    CLO    Claymore Oil Sands Sector ETF
    CBQ    Claymore BRIC ETF
    CEW    Claymore Equal Weight Banc & Lifeco ETF
    CGR    Claymore Global Real Estate ETF

    Monthly Income and Growth
    CDZ    Claymore CDN Dividend & Income Achievers ETF
    CYH    Claymore Global Monthly Yield Hog ETF
    CMR    Claymore Premium Money Market ETF
    FIE    Claymore Canadian Financial Monthly Income ETF

    Income/Fixed Income
    CLF    Claymore 1-5 Yr Laddered Government Bond ETF
    CPD    Claymore S&P/TSX CDN Preferred Share ETF
    CMR    Claymore Premium Money Market ETF

    Claymore CorePortfolios(TM) Series - ETF Wrap Program
    CBD    Claymore Global Balanced Income ETF
    CBN    Claymore Global Balanced Growth ETF

    GAS    Claymore Natural Gas Commodity ETF

    Like most of Claymore Investments' other current ETFs, the Claymore
Global Real Estate ETF will be offering two classes of units to the public,
the Common Unit (CGR) and Advisor Class Unit (CGR.A).

    About Claymore Investments

    Claymore Investments, Inc. is responsible for the administration and
management of the ETFs. Claymore is a wholly owned subsidiary of Claymore
Group, Inc., a financial services and asset management company based in the
Chicago, Illinois area. As of June 30, 2008, Claymore entities have provided
supervision, management, servicing or distribution on approximately
$18.4 billion in assets in assets through exchange-traded funds, closed-end
funds, unit investment trusts, and separately managed accounts.
    For more information investors should consult with their investment
advisor or visit our website at

    There is no assurance the Fund will achieve its investment objective.
Past performance does not guarantee future results. Index returns do not
represent Fund returns. 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 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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