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Guggenheim Investments is finalizing its acquisition of Rydex|SGI as the fund provider rebrands the legacy Rydex|SGI ETF line with its own moniker.

According to a press release, as of March 1, 2012, the 27 Rydex|SGI ETFs will trade under the Guggenheim name, with the same ticker symbols and CUSIPs. The ETFs include:

  • Guggenheim MSCI ACWI Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWAC)
  • Guggenheim MSCI EAFE Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWEF)
  • Guggenheim MSCI Emerging Markets Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWEM)
  • Guggenheim S&P MidCap 400 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWMD)
  • Guggenheim Russell 1000 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWRI)
  • Guggenheim Russell MidCap Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWRM)
  • Guggenheim Russell 2000 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWRS)
  • Guggenheim S&P SmallCap 600 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: EWSM)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Discretionary ETF (NYSEArca: RCD)
  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Growth ETF (NYSEArca: RFG)
  • Guggenheim S&P Midcap 400 Pure Value ETF (NYSEArca: RFV)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Industrials ETF (NYSEArca:
    RGI)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEArca: RHS)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Growth ETF (NYSEArca: RPG)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF (NYSEArca: RPV)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight ETF (NYSEArca: RSP)
  • Guggenheim 2x S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: RSU)
  • Guggenheim Inverse 2x S&P 500 ETF (NYSEArca: RSW)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Materials ETF (NYSEArca: RTIM)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Energy ETF (NYSEArca: RYE)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Financials ETF (NYSEArca: RYF)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF (NYSEArca: RYH)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Technology ETF (NYSEArca: RYT)
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Utilities ETF (NYSEArca: RYU)
  • Guggenheim S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Growth ETF (NYSEArca: RZG)
  • Guggenheim S&P Smallcap 600 Pure Value ETF (NYSEArca: RZV)
  • Guggenheim Russell Top 50 ETF (NYSEArca: XLG)

However, the press release does not mention any name changes to the Rydex CurrencyShares line of foreign currency-related ETFs.

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Read the disclaimer; Tom Lydon is a board member of the funds for Rydex|SGI.

Max Chen contributed to this article.

The opinions and forecasts expressed herein are solely those of Tom Lydon, and may not actually come to pass. Mr. Lydon serves as an independent trustee of certain mutual funds and ETFs that are managed by Guggenheim Investments; however, any opinions or forecasts expressed herein are solely those of Mr. Lydon and not those of Guggenheim Funds, Guggenheim Investments, Guggenheim Specialized Products, LLC or any of their affiliates. Information on this site should not be used or construed as an offer to sell, a solicitation of an offer to buy, or a recommendation for any product.