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Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

August 6, 2014



TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwired - Aug. 6, 2014) - Canadian General Investments, Limited (CGI) (TSX:CGI)(TSX:CGI.PR.C)(TSX:CGI.PR.D)(LSE:CGI) reports on an unaudited basis that its net asset value per share (NAV) at July 31, 2014 was $28.27, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 11.2% and 31.8%, respectively. These compare with the 14.5% and 26.5% 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 July 31, 2014 was $19.79, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month share price returns, with dividends reinvested, of 9.0% and 38.4%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of July 31, 2014 were as follows:

Financials 23.2% Energy 22.2% Consumer Discretionary 15.4% Industrials 15.4% Materials 11.8% Information Technology 5.8% Telecommunication Services 2.9% Utilities 1.0% Consumer Staples 1.0% Health Care 0.8% Cash & Cash Equivalents 0.4%



The top ten investments which comprised 30.0% of the investment portfolio at market as of July 31, 2014 were as follows:

Dollarama Inc. 4.4% Canadian Pacific Railway Limited 3.6% Enbridge Inc. 3.6% Bank of Montreal 3.0% Element Financial Corporation 2.7% Royal Bank of Canada 2.7% Methanex Corporation 2.6% Air Canada 2.6% Home Capital Group Inc. 2.5% Stantec Inc. 2.3% FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Canadian General Investments, LimitedJonathan A. Morgan President and CEO (416) 366-2931 (416) 366-2729 (FAX) cgifund@mmainvestments.comwww.canadiangeneralinvestments.ca Source: Canadian General Investments, Limited


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