Guggenheim Investments Announces October 2012 Closed-End Fund Distributions

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Guggenheim Investments Announces October 2012 Closed-End Fund Distributions

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Guggenheim Investments announced today that certain closed-end funds have declared their 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 the distributions:

Record Date

   October 15, 2012

Ex-Dividend Date

October 11, 2012

Payable Date

October 31, 2012
Distribution Schedule

NYSE
Ticker

 Closed-End Fund Name 

Distribution
Per Share

 

Change from
Previous
Distribution

 Frequency
AVK

Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund

$0.0939-Monthly
AGC

Advent Claymore Convertible Securities and Income Fund II

$0.0470-Monthly
GBABGuggenheim Build America Bonds Managed Duration Trust$0.1322-Monthly

GEQ

Guggenheim Equal Weight Enhanced Equity Income Fund$0.4375-Quarterly
GOF

Guggenheim Strategic Opportunities Fund

$0.1540-Monthly
MZF

Managed Duration Investment Grade Municipal Fund

$0.0825-Monthly
WIAWestern Asset/Claymore Inflation-Linked Securities & Income Fund$0.0320-Monthly
WIWWestern 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 ("Guggenheim"), which consists of investment managers with approximately $130 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 forAGC,GBAB,GEQ,GOF, andWIW. Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC serves as Servicing Agent forAVK,MZFandWIA. The Investment Advisers for AVK, MZF and WIA are Advent Capital Management, LLC, Cutwater Investor Services Corporation and Western Asset Management Company, respectively.

* The total asset figure is as of 6.30.2012 and includes $10.7B of leverage for assets under management and $0.8B of leverage for Serviced Assets. Total assets includes assets from Security Investors, Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, Guggenheim Funds and its affiliated entities, and some business units including Guggenheim Real Estate, 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 visitwww.guggenheimfunds.comor contact a securities representative or Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC 2455 Corporate West Drive, Lisle, IL 60532, 800-345-7999.

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Guggenheim Investments
Analyst Inquiries
William T. Korver, 630.505.3700
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or
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