Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

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TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Jan 4, 2013) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI.TO)(CGI-PB.TO)(CGI-PC.TO)(CGI.L) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at December 31, 2012 was $21.87, resulting in a one-year NAV return, with dividends reinvested, of 10.8%. This compares with the 7.2% return of the benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index on a total return basis for the same period.

The closing price for CGI''s common shares at December 31, 2012 was $15.75, resulting in an annual market return, with dividends reinvested, of 3.4%.

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

    Materials 22.3%
    Financials 21.3%
    Energy 21.1%
    Consumer Discretionary 9.0%
    Industrials 8.7%
    Information Technology 4.8%
    Health Care 4.2%
    Telecommunication Services 3.9%
    Utilities 3.1%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.9%
    Consumer Staples 0.7%
 
The top ten investments which comprised 33.8% of the investment portfolio at market as of December 31, 2012 were as follows:
 
    Franco-Nevada Corporation 4.3%
    Catamaran Corporation 4.2%
    Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 3.8%
    Enbridge Inc. 3.8%
    Brookfield Canada Office Properties 3.7%
    Dollarama Inc. 3.6%
    Bank of Montreal 2.8%
    Rogers Communications Inc. 2.7%
    Apple Inc. 2.5%
    Royal Bank of Canada 2.4%
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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