Claymore Securities, Inc. and its affiliate Claymore Advisors, LLC (“Claymore”) are announcing that certain closed-end funds have declared their monthly or quarterly distributions. The table below summarizes the distribution schedule for each closed-end fund.
The following dates apply to these distributions:
|Record Date||-||May 14, 2010|
|Ex-Dividend Date||-||May 12, 2010|
|Payable Date||-||May 28, 2010|
Distribution Amount Per Share
Change From Previous Distribution
|Advent/Claymore Global Convertible Securities & Income Fund||$0.0664||-||Monthly|
|Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund||$0.0939||-||Monthly|
|Claymore Dividend & Income Fund||$0.1000||-||Quarterly|
|Claymore/Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund||$0.1540||-||Monthly|
|Advent/Claymore Enhanced Growth & Income Fund||$0.2640||-||Quarterly|
|Madison/Claymore Covered Call & Equity Strategy Fund||$0.1800||-||Quarterly|
|MBIA Capital/Claymore Managed Duration Investment Grade Municipal Fund||$0.0825*||-||Monthly|
|Western Asset/Claymore Inflation-Linked Securities & Income Fund||$0.0380||-||Monthly|
|Western Asset/Claymore Inflation-Linked Opportunities & Income Fund||$0.0400||-||Monthly|
*MZF is declaring its May, June and July 2010 distributions of $0.0825 per share. Please see www.claymore.com/mzf for further information.
Past performance is not indicative of future performance. If it is determined that a notification is required, pursuant to Section 19(a) of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, such notice will be posted to such Fund’s website after the close of business three business days prior to the payable date. If a distribution rate is largely comprised of sources other than income, it may not be reflective of that Fund’s performance.For further information regarding changes to previous distributions, if any, please refer to the “Frequently Asked Questions” section of the Fund’s dedicated website, accessible via www.claymore.com/CEF. Claymore Advisors, LLC serves as Investment Adviser for AGC, DCS, GOF, LCM, MCN and WIW. Claymore Securities, Inc. serves as Servicing Agent for AVK, MZF and WIA. Claymore Securities, Inc. offers strategic investment solutions for financial advisors and their valued clients. As an innovator in exchange-traded funds (ETFs), unit investment trusts (UITs) and closed-end funds (CEFs), Claymore often leads its peers with creative investment strategy solutions. In total, Claymore entities provide supervision, management, or servicing on approximately $15.9 billion in assets as of March 31, 2010. Claymore Securities, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Guggenheim Partners, LLC, a global, diversified financial services firm with more than $100 billion in assets under supervision. Guggenheim, through its affiliates, provides investment management, investment advisory, insurance, investment banking, and capital markets services. The firm is headquartered in Chicago and New York with a global network of offices throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. The Investment Advisers for AVK, MZF and WIA are Advent Capital Management, LLC, Cutwater Asset Management Corp. and Western Asset Management Company, respectively.