Claymore Investments announces the launch of the Claymore S&P/TSX Global Mining ETF on TSX

    TORONTO, June 12 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. is pleased to
announce the launch of the Claymore S&P/TSX Global Mining ETF (TSX: CMW) to
begin trading today on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX).
    The Claymore S&P/TSX Global Mining ETF (TSX: CMW) seeks investment
results that correspond generally to the performance, before the Fund's fees
and expenses, of an equity index called the S&P/TSX Global Mining Index. The
index is currently comprised of 107 stocks selected based on the relative
importance of the global mining industry within their business model and has a
balanced representation from different segments of the mining industry
consisting of five sub-industries including: Aluminum, Diversified Metals &
Mining, Gold, Precious Metals & Minerals, and Coal & Consumable Fuels.
    "We believe this ETF fills a void in the market for a pure play ETF on
the Global Mining industry", said Som Seif, President of Claymore Investments.
"Investors now have a product that invests in securities of mining companies
that may have exposure to nickel, copper, gold and other core metals; but also
covers consumable fuels such as uranium, which currently is an orphaned
sub-sector and not covered by other indexes."
    To ensure investability, a developed market listing and a minimum market
capitalization of US $300 million is required. The Index is rebalanced

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

    Ticker   Fund Name                       Summary

    RAFI Fundamental Indexes
    CRQ      Claymore Canadian Fundamental   Designed to give investors
             Index ETF                       exposure to largest Canadian
                                             blue-chip equities based on
                                             fundamental value

    CLU      Claymore US Fundamental         Designed to provide exposure to
             Index ETF (C$ hedged)           the US market on a currency
                                             hedged basis through investments
                                             in blue-chip companies.

    CIE      Claymore International          Designed to track the top non-US
             Fundamental Index ETF           listed companies with the
                                             largest fundamental value

    CJP      Claymore Japan Fundamental      Designed to track the top
             Index ETF (C$ Hedged)           Japanese companies with the
                                             largest fundamental value

    CBQ      Claymore BRIC ETF               Designed to provide exposure to
                                             the Brazil, Russia, India and
                                             China markets.

    CLO      Claymore Oil Sands Sector ETF   Designed to give investors
                                             exposure to companies that are
                                             highly focused on Oil Sands

    CWW      Claymore S&P Global Water ETF   Designed to track an index of
                                             companies in global
                                             water-related businesses.

    CMW      Claymore S&P/TSX Global         Designed to provide exposure to
             Mining ETF                      this expanding market in a
                                             variety of industries: aluminum,
                                             diversified metals and mining,
                                             gold, precious metals and
                                             minerals as well as coal and
                                             consumable fuels.

    FIE      Claymore Canadian Financial     Designed to provide a balanced
             Monthly Income ETF              approach to the Canadian
                                             Financial sector

    Income and Growth
    CDZ      Claymore CDN Dividend &         Designed to provide a high level
             Income Achievers ETF            of dividend and income by
                                             investing in companies that have
                                             a record of sustaining and
                                             growing distributions.

    CPD      Claymore S&P/TSX CDN            Designed to provide investors an
             Preferred Share ETF             investable benchmark
                                             representing the Canadian
                                             preferred share market

    RFI      Claymore Canadian Fundamental   Designed to provide broad
             100 Monthly Income ETF          exposure to the Canadian Equity


    Like Claymore Investments' other current ETFs, Claymore S&P/TSX Global
Mining ETF, will be offering two classes of units, the Common Unit (CMW) and
Advisor Class Unit (CMW.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 April 30, 2007, Claymore entities have provided
supervision, management, servicing or distribution on approximately
$17 billion in assets through closed-end funds, unit investment trusts, mutual
funds, separately managed accounts and exchange-traded funds. Claymore
Advisors, LLC, an affiliate of Claymore Securities, serves as investment
adviser to the funds.

    Standard & Poor's(R) and S&P(R) are registered trademarks of The
McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., and "TSX" is a trademark of the Toronto Stock
Exchange. These trademarks have been licensed for use by Claymore Investments,
Inc. The Claymore S&P/TSX Global Mining ETF is not sponsored, endorsed, sold
or promoted by S&P or Toronto Stock Exchange, and S&P and Toronto Stock
Exchange make no representation, warranty or condition regarding the
advisability of investing in the Claymore S&P/TSX Global Mining ETF.

    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. The Index performance results are hypothetical.
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: Som Seif,
President, Claymore Investments, Inc., (866) 417-4640,,

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