GGE Announces Increase To Quarterly Dividend

(NYSE: GGE) Guggenheim Enhanced Equity Strategy Fund (the “Fund”), a closed-end management investment company, announces that it is increasing its quarterly dividend to $0.4850 per share, effective with its February 2013 dividend. The increased dividend compares to $0.3125 per share for the Fund’s most recent dividend. The Fund’s dividend is being increased in an effort to more closely align the dividend with the income and gains generated by the Fund’s investment strategy. This increased dividend represents a distribution rate of 11.24% based upon the closing market price of $17.26 on November 30, 2012.

The February 2013 dividend will be paid on February 28, 2013 to shareholders of record as of February 15, 2013 with an ex-dividend date of February 13, 2013. For additional commentary, news, portfolio holdings and other regularly updated information, please visit the Fund’s website at www.guggenheiminvestments.com.

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 the 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 (“Guggenheim”), which consists of investment managers with approximately $137 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 offers 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 investment management entities within Guggenheim Partners, which includes Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC and Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC (together, “Guggenheim Funds”) . Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC serves as Investment Adviser for the Fund.

*The total asset figure is as of 09/30/2012 and includes $9.56B of leverage for Assets Under Management and $0.83B of leverage for Serviced Assets. Total assets include assets from Security Investors, LLC, Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, LLC (“GPIM”, formerly known as Guggenheim Partners Asset Management, LLC; GPIM assets also include all assets from Guggenheim Investment Management, LLC which were transferred as of 06/30/2012), Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors and its affiliated entities, and some business units including Guggenheim Real Estate, LLC, Guggenheim Aviation, GS GAMMA Advisors, LLC, Guggenheim Partners Europe Limited, Transparent Value Advisors, LLC, 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 Fund and it is not soliciting an offer to buy securities of the Fund. There can be no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objectives. The net asset value of the Fund 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. See www.guggenheiminvestments.com 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.guggenheiminvestments.com or contact a securities representative or Guggenheim Investments 2455 Corporate West Drive, Lisle, IL 60532, 800-345-7999.

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