Guggenheim Investments Declares Quarterly and Year-End Equity ETF Distributions for 2013

NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Investments, the investment management division of Guggenheim Partners, announced today that the following equity exchange traded funds (ETFs) (the "Funds") have declared quarterly and year-end distributions.

Quarterly Distributions

Fund Name Ticker
Guggenheim Multi-Asset Income ETF CVY
Guggenheim Canadian Energy Income ETF ENY
Guggenheim International Multi-Asset Income ETF HGI
Guggenheim S&P Global Dividend Opportunities Index ETF LVL
Guggenheim Shipping ETF SEA
Wilshire US REIT ETF WREI

Annual Distributions

Fund Name Ticker
Guggenheim S&P Global Water Index ETF CGW
Guggenheim China Technology ETF CQQQ
Guggenheim Spin-Off ETF CSD
Guggenheim Timber ETF CUT
Guggenheim Mid-Cap Core ETF CZA
Guggenheim Defensive Equity ETF DEF
Guggenheim BRIC ETF EEB
Guggenheim Frontier Markets ETF FRN
Guggenheim China Small Cap ETF HAO
Guggenheim Insider Sentiment ETF NFO
Guggenheim Raymond James SB-1 Equity ETF RYJ
Guggenheim Solar ETF TAN
Guggenheim China Real Estate ETF TAO
Wilshire Micro-Cap ETF WMCR
Guggenheim China All Cap ETF YAO

The firm announced its first round of equity ETF year-end distributions for 2013 on December 19, 2013.

For more information on year-end distributions related to Guggenheim Investments ETFs, please visit http://guggenheiminvestments.com/products/etf/annual-distributions or call the Guggenheim ETF Knowledge Center at 888.WHY ETFS.

Past performance is not indicative of future performance. To the extent any portion of the distribution is estimated to be sourced from something other than income, such as return of capital, the source would be disclosed on a Section 19(a)-1 letter located on the Fund's website under the "Literature" tab. Distributions may be comprised of sources other than income, which may not reflect actual fund performance.

For more information, please visit http://www.guggenheiminvestments.com/products/etf.

Guggenheim Investments

Guggenheim Investments represents the investment management businesses of Guggenheim Partners, which consist of investment managers with approximately $164 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 offers investors a broad range of ETPs—domestic and international equity, fixed-income and currency—to provide the core building blocks for portfolios, access to hard-to-reach market segments, as well as targeted investment choices.

Read an ETF's prospectus and summary prospectus (if available) carefully before investing. It contains the ETF's investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses and other information, which should be considered carefully before investing. Obtain a prospectus and summary prospectus (if available) for ETFs and other funds distributed by Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC at guggenheiminvestments.com.

Guggenheim Investments represents the investment management businesses of Guggenheim Partners, ("GP"), which includes Security Investors, LLC ("SI") and Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC ("GFIA"), the investment advisors to the Rydex and Guggenheim ETFs, respectively. Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC and Guggenheim Distributors, LLC are affiliated with GP, GFIA and SI.

*Guggenheim Investments total asset figure is as of 9.30.2013 and includes $11.852B of leverage for Assets Under Management and $0.331B of leverage for Serviced Assets. Total assets include assets from Security Investors, LLC, Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, LLC, Guggenheim Funds 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.

CONTACT: For general inquiries please contact: Jeaneen Pisarra Guggenheim Investments 212.518.5367 Jeaneen.pisarra@guggenheiminvestments.comSource: Guggenheim Investments