Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

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TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Nov 5, 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 October 31, 2012 was $22.20, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 9.5% and 10.7%, respectively. These compare with the 6.5% and 4.5% 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 October 31, 2012 was $15.60, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of -1.4% and 3.6%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI''s investment portfolio at market as of October 31, 2012 were as follows:
 
    Materials 22.0%
    Energy 21.7%
    Financials 20.2%
    Consumer Discretionary 9.4%
    Industrials 8.7%
    Information Technology 5.6%
    Health Care 4.6%
    Telecommunication Services 3.7%
    Utilities 2.9%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.8%
    Consumer Staples 0.6%
 
The top ten investments which comprised 34.5% of the investment portfolio at market as of October 31, 2012 were as follows:
 
    Catamaran Corporation 4.6%
    Franco-Nevada Corporation 4.3%
    Dollarama Inc. 3.8%
    Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 3.7%
    Brookfield Canada Office Properties 3.7%
    Enbridge Inc. 3.5%
    Apple Inc. 3.4%
    Bank of Montreal 2.6%
    Rogers Communications Inc. 2.6%
    Royal Bank of Canada 2.3%
Contact:
Canadian General Investments, Limited
Jonathan A. Morgan
President and CEO
(416) 366-2931
(416) 366-2729
cgifund@mmainvestments.com
www.mmainvestments.com

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