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Liberty All-Star(R) Growth Fund, Inc. May 2012 Monthly Update
ALPS Advisors, Inc.

BOSTON, MA, Jun 08, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Below is the May 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star(R) Growth Fund, Inc. ASG +0.25%

        
        
        Liberty All-Star Growth Fund                                  Monthly Update
        Ticker: ASG                                                           May 12
        
        
        Monthly Performance
        Performance                                    NAV   Market Price  Discount
        ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
           Beginning of month value                   $4.75      $4.35       8.4%
           Distributions (Ex-Date May 23)             $0.07      $0.07
           End of month value                         $4.28      $3.99       6.8%
           Performance for month                     -8.42%     -6.67%
           Performance year-to-date                   4.13%      8.28%
        
        Past performance cannot predict future results
        
        
        Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)
           Total                                     $128.7
           Equities                                  $127.8
           Percent Invested                           99.3%
        
        
        Top 20 Holdings at Month-End
           (35.2% of equity portfolio)
           (Rank from previous month)
         1 Apple, Inc. (1)                                    3.1%
         2 Salesforce.com, Inc. (2)                           2.4%
         3 ACE Ltd. (3)                                       2.1%
         4 QUALCOMM, Inc. (4)                                 2.0%
         5 Core Laboratories N.V. (5)                         1.9%
         6 American Tower Corp., Class A (9)                  1.9%
         7 Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (6)                       1.9%
         8 Oceaneering International, Inc. (7)                1.8%
         9 Liquidity Services, Inc. (20)                      1.7%
        10 IHS, Inc., Class A (11)                            1.7%
        11 Fastenal Co. (16)                                  1.6%
        12 C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (12)                 1.6%
        13 VMware, Inc., Class A (8)                          1.6%
        14 FMC Technologies, Inc. (10)                        1.6%
        15 ARM Holdings PLC (15)                              1.5%
        16 BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc. (21)                 1.4%
        17 Cerner Corp. (13)                                  1.4%
        18 Signature Bank (18)                                1.4%
        19 Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (22)  1.3%
        20 Baidu, Inc. (17)                                   1.3%
        
           Holdings are subject to change.
        
        
        Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
           Information Technology                             30.8%
           Industrials                                        15.5%
           Health Care                                        13.2%
           Consumer Discretionary                             13.2%
           Financials                                         10.1%
           Energy                                             9.3%
           Materials                                          2.9%
           Consumer Staples                                   2.5%
           Telecommunication Services                         1.9%
           Utilities                                          0.6%
           Total Market Value                                 100.0%
        
        *Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry Classification
        Standard (GICS).
        
        
        New Holdings                           Holdings Liquidated
          Illumina, Inc.                         Aruba Networks, Inc.
          National Oilwell Varco, Inc.           CF Industries Holdings, Inc.
          SPS Commerce, Inc.                     Dendreon Corp.
                                                 Green Mountain Coffee Roasters,
                                                 Inc.
        
        
        



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