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Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited14:50 EST Tuesday, February 05, 2013TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - Feb. 5, 2013) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (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 January 31, 2013 was $22.56, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 3.2% and 7.0%, respectively. These compare with the 2.3% and 5.0% 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 January 31, 2013 was $16.00, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of 1.6% and 2.1%, respectively.The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2013 were as follows:Financials21.6%Energy21.1%Materials20.1%Industrials9.9%Consumer Discretionary9.6%Health Care4.5%Information Technology4.5%Telecommunication Services3.9%Utilities3.1%Cash & Cash Equivalents1.3%Consumer Staples0.7%The top ten investments which comprised 33.6% of the investment portfolio at market as of January 31, 2013 were as follows:Catamaran Corporation4.5%Franco-Nevada Corporation3.9%Enbridge Inc.3.8%Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation3.7%Brookfield Canada Office Properties3.7%Dollarama Inc.3.6%Bank of Montreal2.8%Rogers Communications Inc.2.7%Royal Bank of Canada2.5%Canadian Pacific Railway Limited2.4%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