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Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited16:08 EST Tuesday, March 05, 2013TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - March 5, 2013) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI) (TSX:CGI)(TSX:CGI.PR.B)(TSX:CGI.PR.C)(LSE:CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at February 28, 2013 was $22.62, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 3.7% and 2.4%, respectively. These compare with the 3.5% and 4.6% 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 February 28, 2013 was $15.95, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of 1.7% and -3.4%, respectively.The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of February 28, 2013 were as follows:Financials21.9%Energy20.5%Materials18.8%Industrials10.2%Consumer Discretionary9.5%Health Care4.8%Information Technology4.1%Telecommunication Services4.1%Utilities3.1%Cash & Cash Equivalents2.3%Consumer Staples0.7%The top ten investments which comprised 34.0% of the investment portfolio at market as of February 28, 2013 were as follows:Catamaran Corporation4.8%Enbridge Inc.3.9%Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation3.8%Franco-Nevada Corporation3.6%Brookfield Canada Office Properties3.6%Dollarama Inc.3.6%Bank of Montreal2.8%Rogers Communications Inc.2.8%Canadian Pacific Railway Limited2.6%Royal Bank of Canada2.5%FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Contact Information: Canadian General Investments, LimitedJonathan A. MorganPresident and CEO(416) 366-2931(416) 366-2729 (FAX)cgifund@mmainvestments.comwww.mmainvestments.com