Canadian General Investments, Limited
TSX : CGI
TSX : CGI.PR.B
LSE : CGI
TSX : CGI.PR.C

Canadian General Investments, Limited

June 02, 2009 12:47 ET

Canadian General Investments: Investment Update-Unaudited

TORONTO, CANADA--(Marketwire - June 2, 2009) - 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 May 31, 2009 was $15.31, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month NAV returns, with dividends reinvested, of 10.5% and -49.3%, respectively. These compare with the 17.2% and -27.0% 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 May 31, 2009 was $11.91, resulting in year-to-date and 12-month market returns, with dividends reinvested, of 31.5% and -51.4%, respectively.



The sector weightings of CGI's investment portfolio at market as of May 31,
2009 were as follows:

Energy 22.6%
Materials 18.5%
Cash & Cash Equivalents 16.3%
Financials 16.1%
Industrials 8.8%
Information Technology 5.9%
Consumer Discretionary 4.2%
Telecommunication Services 3.5%
Consumer Staples 3.0%
Utilities 2.0%

The top ten investments which comprised 38.1% of the investment portfolio at
market as of May 31, 2009 were as follows:

Canadian Treasury Bills 9.8%
Canadian Cash 6.5%
Franco-Nevada Corporation 3.3%
BMTC Group Inc. 3.3%
Royal Bank of Canada 2.6%
Research In Motion Limited 2.6%
Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Incorporated 2.6%
Rogers Communications Inc. 2.6%
Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Income Fund 2.4%
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. 2.4%

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