October 04, 2012 at 09:47 AM EDT
CORRECTION FROM SOURCE-Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/04/12 -- The following corrects and replaces the press release issued at 11:12 ET on October 3, 2012 which reported incorrect year-to-date and 12-month net asset value returns for Canadian General Investments, Limited.

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 September 30, 2012 was $22.07, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 8.9% and 18.2%, respectively. These compare with the 5.4% and 9.2% 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 September 30, 2012 was $15.47, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of -2.2% and 5.8%, respectively.

The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of September 30, 2012 were as follows:


Energy                                                           22.0%
Materials                                                        21.3%
Financials                                                       20.1%
Consumer Discretionary                                            9.6%
Industrials                                                       8.4%
Information Technology                                            6.0%
Health Care                                                       4.7%
Telecommunication Services                                        3.5%
Utilities                                                         2.9%
Cash & Cash Equivalents                                           0.9%
Consumer Staples                                                  0.6%

The top ten investments which comprised 34.7% of the investment portfolio at
market as of September 30, 2012 were as follows:

Catamaran Corporation                                             4.7%
Franco-Nevada Corporation                                         4.3%
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty
Corporation                                                       3.8%
Apple Inc.                                                        3.8%
Dollarama Inc.                                                    3.8%
Brookfield Canada Office Properties                               3.6%
Enbridge Inc.                                                     3.4%
Bank of Montreal                                                  2.6%
BMTC Group Inc.                                                   2.4%
Rogers Communications Inc.                                        2.3%

Contacts:
Canadian General Investments, Limited
Vanessa L. Morgan
Chairman
(416) 366-2931
(416) 366-2729 (FAX)
cgifund@mmainvestments.com
www.mmainvestments.com

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