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


TORONTO, Sept. 22 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. ("Claymore") is pleased to announce the winners of the Second Annual Claymore's Next Top Model Summer ETF Competition.

The grand prize of $1,000 in cash will be awarded to Han Tacoma for the Best Risk Adjusted Return in the 2009 competition. The first prize of a Wii Fit Bundle (valued at approximately $450.00 Canadian) will be awarded to Barbara Bellomo for the Best Total Return. Prizes were also awarded for the Best Weekly Performance.

For a complete list of the 2009 winners please visit

Claymore's Next Top Model Summer ETF Competition is an annual competition which allows Canadian investors to have fun while testing their investing skills by designing their own model portfolio using Claymore's Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), listed on the TSX. Each competitor was asked to pick a minimum of three (3) Claymore ETFs and allocate a percentage of their portfolio to each (totaling a hundred per cent).

"We are extremely pleased with the positive feedback that we continue to receive surrounding this competition." said Claymore President and CEO, Som Seif. "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. During the competition we were impressed with how broadly the ETFs outperformed their benchmarks."

Claymore's Next Top Model ETF Competition ran for 5 weeks from August 17th, 2009 to September 18th, 2009. There was no purchase required to enter Claymore's Next Top Model Summer ETF Competition.

    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) and the Claymore Silver Bullion Trust (TSX: SVR.UN, SVR.WT). Claymore Investments, Inc., which, as at August 31, 2009 had approximately $3.0 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.

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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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