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Guggenheim Investments Announces Distribution Schedule for the Liquidation of Nine Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)

NEW YORK, March 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Guggenheim Investments today announced the distribution schedule associated with the closure of nine Guggenheim Exchange Traded Funds ("ETFs"). The table below summarizes the distribution for each Fund.

Distributions Schedule
Ticker Exchange Traded Fund Name Liquidating Distribution Date Total Rate Per Share
ABCS Guggenheim ABC High Dividend ETF2 3/22/2013 $19.395144
EWEF Guggenheim MSCI EAFE Equal Weight ETF1 3/22/2013 $41.384743
EWMD Guggenheim S&P MidCap 400® Equal Weight ETF1 3/22/2013 $36.682549
EWSM Guggenheim S&P SmallCap 600® Equal Weight ETF1 3/22/2013 $36.832269
FAA Guggenheim Airline ETF2 3/22/2013 $42.986572
RSU Guggenheim 2x S&P 500® ETF1 3/22/2013 $62.080078
RSW Guggenheim Inverse 2x S&P 500® ETF1 3/22/2013 $18.023758
WFVK Wilshire 5000 Total Market ETF2 3/22/2013 $34.818612
WXSP Wilshire 4500 Completion ETF2 3/22/2013 $36.844581
1 Shares of the Funds are distributed by Guggenheim Distributors, LLC
2 Shares of the Funds are distributed by Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC

For more information, please visit guggenheiminvestments.com/etf or call 888.WHY.ETFs to speak to a representative.

About Guggenheim Investments

Guggenheim Investments represents the investment management division of Guggenheim Partners ("Guggenheim"), which consists of investment managers with approximately $143 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 exchange traded products—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 the ETFs and other funds distributed by Guggenheim Distributors, LLC and Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC at guggenheiminvestments.com or call 888.WHY.ETFs.

ETFs may not be suitable for all investors. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate so that when shares are redeemed, they may be worth more or less than original cost. Most investors will also incur customary brokerage commissions when buying or selling shares of an ETF. Investments in securities and derivatives, in general, are subject to market risks that may cause their prices to fluctuate over time. ETF Shares may trade below their net asset value ("NAV"). The NAV of shares will fluctuate with changes in the market value of an ETF's holdings. In addition, there can be no assurance that an active trading market for shares will develop or be maintained. Tracking error risk refers to the risk that the investment adviser may not be able to cause the ETF's performance to match or correlate to that of the ETF's underlying index, either on a daily or aggregate basis. Tracking error risk may cause the ETF's performance to be less than you expect.

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

* The total asset figure is as of 12/31/2012 and includes $10.71B of leverage for Assets Under Management and $0.85B of leverage for Serviced Assets. Total assets include assets from Security Investors, LLC, Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, LLC, Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC 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: Jeaneen Pisarra Guggenheim Investments 917.386.0387 jeaneen.pisarra@guggenheiminvestments.comSource: Guggenheim Investments