Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

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TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Sept. 6, 2012) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI) (CGI.TO)(CGI-PB.TO)(CGI-PC.TO)(CGI.L) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at August 31, 2012 was $21.19, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 4.2% and 2.5%, respectively. These compare with the 1.9% and -3.6% returns of the benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index on a total return basis for the same periods.

The closing price for CGI's common shares at August 31, 2012 was $15.35, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of -3.3% and -2.1%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of August 31, 2012 were as follows:

Energy 22.0%
Financials 21.0%
Materials 19.6%
Consumer Discretionary 9.6%
Industrials 8.5%
Information Technology 6.0%
Health Care 4.3%
Telecommunication Services 3.6%
Utilities 3.0%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.8%
Consumer Staples 0.6%

The top ten investments which comprised 34.3% of the investment portfolio at market as of August 31, 2012 were as follows:

Catamaran Corporation (formerly SXC Health Solutions Corp.) 4.3%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.9%
Apple Inc. 3.9%
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 3.8%
Brookfield Canada Office Properties 3.7%
Dollarama Inc. 3.6%
Enbridge Inc. 3.5%
Bank of Montreal 2.7%
BMTC Group Inc. 2.5%
Rogers Communications Inc. 2.4%
Contact:
Canadian General Investments, Limited
Jonathan A. Morgan
President and CEO
(416) 366-2729
(416) 366-2931
cgifund@mmainvestments.com
www.mmainvestments.com

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