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Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

Wednesday, April 03, 2013

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

16:41 EDT Wednesday, April 03, 2013

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - April 3, 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 March 31, 2013 was $22.91, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 5.0% and 5.3%, respectively. These compare with the 3.3% and 6.1% 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 March 31, 2013 was $16.01, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of 2.0% and -0.6%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of March 31, 2013 were as follows:

Financials 21.6%
Energy 21.0%
Materials 18.7%
Industrials 10.1%
Consumer Discretionary 10.1%
Health Care 4.6%
Telecommunication Services 4.2%
Information Technology 4.1%
Utilities 3.2%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 1.7%
Consumer Staples 0.7%

The top ten investments which comprised 34.1% of the investment portfolio at market as of March 31, 2013 were as follows:

Catamaran Corporation 4.6%
Enbridge Inc. 4.1%
Dollarama Inc. 3.8%
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation 3.7%
Brookfield Canada Office Properties 3.5%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.4%
Rogers Communications Inc. 3.0%
Bank of Montreal 2.8%
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 2.8%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.4%

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Contact Information:
Canadian General Investments, Limited
Jonathan A. Morgan
President and CEO
(416) 366-2931
(416) 366-2729 (FAX)
cgifund@mmainvestments.com
www.mmainvestments.com

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