Claymore Investments celebrates 1-year anniversary of several ETFs

    TORONTO, Sept. 14 /CNW/ - Claymore Investments, Inc. is happy to
celebrate the 1 Year Anniversary of the launch of our family of
Exchange-Traded Funds. The following four ETFs launched September 8th, 2006:

    Ticker     ETF Name                 Description
    CBQ/CBQ.A  Claymore BRIC ETF        Exposure to the Brazil, Russia,
                                        India and China markets.
    CLU/CLU.A  Claymore US Fundamental  Exposure to US equities based on
               Index ETF                Fundamental Index approach, with
               (C$ hedged)              currency hedge.
    CDZ/CDZ.A  Claymore CDN Dividend &  Provides high level of dividend and
               Income Achievers ETF     income by investing in companies that
                                        have a record of growing
    CRQ/CRQ.A  Claymore Canadian        Exposure to largest Canadian
               Fundamental Index ETF    blue-chip equities based on
                                        Fundamental Index approach.

    "We started this business to bring some innovation to the Canadian ETF
marketplace and to help change Canada's investment landscape. We are proud of
all our funds and what they have been able to achieve in terms of both
performance and investor penetration. These products give Canadian investors
options from traditional ETFs and more importantly, high priced mutual funds"
said Som Seif, CEO of Claymore Investments.
    Claymore ETFs provide access to innovative indices distinctly designed as
investment solutions. Unlike ETFs that track traditional indices representing
market participation, the indices Claymore ETFs track seek to best capture the
investment potential of unique strategies.
    Mr. Seif continued, "In just over one year, we have seen our ETF assets
grow to over $500 million, which has been a great result. The strong following
is as a result of the effectiveness of their investment approaches and the
quality of the products for Canadians. One year doesn't prove an investment
approach nor does it build a company. But we are pleased with the impact we
are having on the Canadian investment industry, providing access to innovative
investment strategies, without high management fee costs".
    In addition to these four ETFs, Claymore Investments has built out a
strong family of ETFs covering the broad markets in the past year. The
following Claymore ETFs are also available on the TSX:

    -  Claymore International Fundamental Index ETF (CIE)
    -  Claymore Japan Fundamental Index ETF (C$ Hedged) (CJP)
    -  Claymore Oil Sands Sector ETF (CLO)
    -  Claymore Canadian Financial Monthly Income ETF (FIE)
    -  Claymore S&P Global Water ETF (CWW)
    -  Claymore S&P/TSX CDN Preferred Share ETF (CPD)
    -  Claymore Canadian Fundamental 100 Monthly Income ETF (RFI)
    -  Claymore S&P/TSX Global Mining ETF (CMW)
    -  Claymore CorePortfolios(TM) Series (World's first ETF Wrap Program)
                - Claymore Global Balanced Income ETF (CBD)
                - Claymore Global Balanced Growth ETF (CBN)

    Claymore ETFs offer 2 classes of units called the Common Unit and Advisor

    About Claymore Investments

    Claymore Investments, Inc. is responsible for the administration and
management of the ETFs and closed-end funds. Claymore Investments is a wholly
owned subsidiary of Claymore Group, Inc., a financial services and asset
management company based in the Chicago, Illinois area. As of July 31, 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 and exchange-traded funds. Claymore
Advisors, LLC, an affiliate of Claymore Securities, serves as investment
adviser to the U.S. funds.
    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: Som Seif, President, Claymore Investments,
Inc., (866) 417-4640,,

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