Guggenheim Investments Announces January 2012 Closed-End Fund Distributions

Guggenheim Investments announced today that certain closed-end funds have declared their monthly or quarterly distributions. The table below summarizes the distribution schedule for each closed-end fund (collectively; the “Funds” and each a “Fund”).

The following dates apply to distributions for AGC, AVK, FMO, GBAB, GEQ, GOF and MZF:

Record Date
      January 13, 2012

Ex-Dividend Date
January 11, 2012

Payable Date
January 31, 2012
 

The following dates apply to distributions for WIA and WIW:

Record Date
      December 30, 2011

Ex-Dividend Date
December 28, 2011

Payable Date
January 31, 2012
 
Distributions Schedule
            Change from    

NYSE
Distribution Previous
Ticker    

Closed End Fund Name
    Per Share     Distribution     Frequency

AGC
    Advent/Claymore Global Convertible Securities & Income Fund     $0.0664         Monthly

AVK
   

Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund
    $0.0939         Monthly

FMO
   

Fiduciary/Claymore MLP Opportunity Fund
    $0.3630     +$0.008     Quarterly

GBAB
   

Guggenheim Build America Bonds Managed Duration Trust
    $0.1290         Monthly

GEQ1
   

Guggenheim Equal Weight Enhanced Equity Income Fund
    $0.4375         Quarterly

GOF
   

Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund
    $0.1540         Monthly

MZF2
   

Managed Duration Investment Grade Municipal Fund
    $0.0825         Monthly

WIA3
    Western Asset/Claymore Inflation-Linked Securities & Income Fund     $0.0320         Monthly

WIW3
    Western Asset/Claymore Inflation-Linked Opportunities & Income Fund     $0.0335         Monthly
 

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. Distributions may be comprised of sources other than income, which may not reflect actual Fund performance.

About Guggenheim Investments

Guggenheim Investments represents the investment management division of Guggenheim Partners, LLC (“Guggenheim”), which consist of investment managers with approximately $115 billion in combined total assets*. Collectively, Guggenheim Investments has a long, distinguished history of serving institutional investors, ultra-high-net-worth individuals, family offices and financial intermediaries. Guggenheim Investments offer clients a wide range of differentiated capabilities built on a proven commitment to investment excellence. Guggenheim Investments has offices in Chicago, New York City and Santa Monica, along with a global network of offices throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Guggenheim Investments is comprised of several investments management entities within Guggenheim, which includes Guggenheim Funds Distributors, Inc. and Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC. Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC serves as Investment Adviser for AGC, FMO, GBAB, GEQ, GOF and WIW. Guggenheim Funds Distributors, Inc. serves as Servicing Agent for AVK, MZF and WIA. The Investment Advisers for AVK, MZF and WIA are Advent Capital Management, LLC, Cutwater Investor Services Corporation and Western Asset Management Company, respectively.

1GEQ declared its January 2012 distribution on November 11, 2011. Please see www.guggenheimfunds.com/GEQ for further information.

2MZF declared its January 2012 distribution on November 1, 2011. Please see www.guggenheimfunds.com/MZF for further information.

3 WIA and WIW declared their January 2012 distributions on December 2, 2011. Please see www.guggenheimfunds.com/CEF for further information.

* The total asset figure is as of Q3 2011 and includes $8.7B of leverage for Assets Under Management and $0.8B of leverage for Serviced Assets. Total assets includes Security Investors doing business as Security Global Investors and Rydex Investments, Guggenheim Partners Asset Management, Guggenheim Investment Management, Guggenheim Funds and its affiliated entities, and some business units including Guggenheim Real Estate, Guggenheim Structured Real Estate Advisors, Guggenheim Aviation, GS GAMMA Advisors, Guggenheim Partners Europe, Transparent Value Advisors, and Guggenheim Partners India Management. Values from some funds are based upon prior periods.

This information does not represent an offer to sell securities of the Funds and it is not soliciting an offer to buy securities of the Funds. There can be no assurance that the Funds will achieve their investment objectives. The net asset value of the Funds will fluctuate with the value of the underlying securities. It is important to note that closed-end funds trade on their market value, not net asset value, and closed-end funds often trade at a discount to their net asset value. Past performance is not indicative of future performance. An investment in closed-end funds is subject to investment risk, including the possible loss of the entire amount that you invest. Some general risks and considerations associated with investing in a closed-end fund include: Investment and Market Risk; Lower Grade Securities Risk; Equity Securities Risk; Foreign Securities Risk; Interest Rate Risk; Illiquidity Risk; Derivative Risk; Management Risk; Anti-Takeover Provisions; Market Disruption Risk and Leverage Risk. In addition, AGC, AVK, and MZF are subject to AMPS Risk. See www.guggenheimfunds.com/cef for a detailed discussion of fund-specific risks.

Investors should consider the investment objectives and policies, risk considerations, charges and expenses of any investment before they invest. For this and more information visit www.guggenheimfunds.com or contact a securities representative or Guggenheim Funds Distributors, Inc. 2455 Corporate West Drive, Lisle, IL. 60532, 800-345-7999.

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