Claymore Securities, Inc., today announced the final proceeds payable as a result of the closure of the Claymore/Delta Global Shipping Index ETF (the “Fund”). The Fund was closed to new investments on April 27, 2010, and was subsequently liquidated as a result of not having reached a shareholder quorum of shares on the approval of a new investment advisory agreement, even though over 91% of the proxies cast were in favor of approving the new investment advisory agreement. The final proceeds payable to shareholders of the Fund is presented in the table below. Further information concerning the tax characterization of the final distribution will be made available on Monday, May 10, 2010. Claymore continues to believe there is significant interest in the marketplace for a shipping ETF and that investors are seeking investment exposure to the shipping industry. Accordingly, Claymore filed a registration statement for a successor product, Claymore Shipping ETF, which will track the same index and trade under the same ticker symbol. The exact timing of the launch of the successor ETF is not yet known.
|Record||Payable||Final Net Asset Value|
|Symbol||Fund Name||Date||Date||Per Share|
|SEA||Claymore/Delta Global Shipping Index ETF||4/28/10||5/11/10||15.7147|
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 Advisors, LLC, an affiliate of Claymore Securities, Inc., serves as the investment adviser. 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.Information contained herein and in the preliminary prospectus is subject to completion or amendment. A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This communication shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy; nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state where the offer, solicitation, or sale is not permitted. Consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and ongoing expenses of any ETF carefully before investing. The prospectus or summary prospectus, if available, contains this and other relevant information. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. To obtain a prospectus, visit www.claymore.com or contact a securities representative or Claymore Securities, Inc. 2455 Corporate West Drive, Lisle, IL 60532, 888-949-3837. Member FINRA/SIPC (5/10)
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