NEW YORK, June 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Advent/Claymore Enhanced Growth & Income Fund (NYSE:LCM) (the “Fund”) announced today that the tender offer (the “Tender Offer”) to purchase for cash up to 32.5% of the Fund’s outstanding common shares of beneficial interest (the “Shares”) at a price per Share equal to 98% of the Fund’s net asset value (“NAV”), as of the business day immediately following the expiration of the Tender Offer, will commence on Monday, June 12, 2017 and expire, unless otherwise extended, at 5:00 p.m., New York City Time, on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.
The Fund’s Board of Directors previously announced its intention to conduct the Tender Offer in a press release dated May 12, 2017.
The terms and conditions of the Tender Offer are set forth in the Offer to Purchase and related Letter of Transmittal that have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Questions regarding the Tender Offer may be directed to Georgeson, Inc., the information agent for the tender offer, at (888) 206-0860.
The above statements are not intended to constitute an offer to participate in the Tender Offer. The Tender Offer will be made only by an Offer to Purchase, a related Letter of Transmittal and other documents that have been filed with the SEC. Shareholders of the Fund should read the Offer to Purchase and tender offer statement and related exhibits, as they contain important information about the tender offer. These and other filed documents are available to investors for free both at the website of the SEC and from the Fund.
Neither the Fund nor its Board of Trustees nor Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC, the Fund’s investment adviser, nor Advent Capital Management, LLC, the Fund’s investment manager, makes any recommendation to any shareholder as to whether to tender common shares for purchase or to refrain from tendering common shares.
About Advent Capital Management
Advent Capital Management, LLC (“Advent”) is a registered investment advisor dedicated to providing its clients with superior investment performance. Advent invests primarily in convertible, high yield and equity securities offered through long only, hedge-fund and NYSE-listed closed-end fund products. Advent’s investment team consists of seasoned professionals performing bottom-up fundamental research. Since inception in 1995, Advent has grown into a $9 billion diversified investment management firm (as of March 31, 2017) with the ability to capture opportunities globally. Advent’s growing client base includes some of the world’s largest public and corporate pension plans, foundations, endowments, insurance companies and high net worth individuals. Advent is not affiliated with Guggenheim.
About Guggenheim Investments
Guggenheim Investments is the global asset management and investment advisory division of Guggenheim Partners, LLC (“Guggenheim”), with $217 billion* in total assets across fixed income, equity, and alternative strategies. We focus on the return and risk needs of insurance companies, corporate and public pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments and foundations, consultants, wealth managers, and high-net-worth investors. Our 275+ investment professionals perform rigorous research to understand market trends and identify undervalued opportunities in areas that are often complex and underfollowed. This approach to investment management has enabled us to deliver innovative strategies providing diversification opportunities and attractive long-term results.
*Guggenheim Investments total asset figure is as of March 31, 2017. The assets include leverage of $11.7bn for assets under management and $0.4bn for assets for which we provide administrative services. Guggenheim Investments represents the following affiliated investment management businesses of Guggenheim Partners, LLC: Guggenheim Partners Investment Management, LLC, Security Investors, LLC, Guggenheim Funds Investment Advisors, LLC (Investment Advisor for AGC, LCM), Guggenheim Funds Distributors, LLC (Servicing Agent for AVK), Guggenheim Real Estate, LLC, GS GAMMA Advisors, LLC, Guggenheim Partners Europe Limited, and Guggenheim Partners India Management.
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 objective. 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 the Fund is subject to certain risks and other considerations. Such risks and considerations may include, but are not limited to: Investment and Market Risk; Convertible Securities Risk; Structured and Synthetic Convertible Securities Risk; Lower Grade Securities Risk; Equity Securities Risk; Preferred Securities Risk; Derivatives Risk; Interest Rate Risk; Leverage Risk; Anti-Takeover Provisions; Foreign Securities Risk; Foreign Currency Risk; Market Disruption Risk; Risk Associated with the Fund’s Covered Call Option Writing Strategy; Senior and Second Lien Secured Loan Risk and Illiquidity Risk. See www.guggenheiminvestments.com/lcm 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 Funds Distributors, LLC 227 West Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60606, 800-345-7999.
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