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Liberty All-Star(R) Growth Fund, Inc. April 2012 Monthly Update
Liberty All-Star Growth Fund, Inc.

BOSTON, MA, May 14, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Below is the April 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star(R) Growth Fund, Inc. ASG +0.48%

        
        Liberty All-Star Growth Fund                                  Monthly Update
        Ticker: ASG                                                         April 12
        
        
        Monthly Performance
        Performance                                      NAV   Market Price Discount
        ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
          Beginning of month value                      $4.79      $4.35      9.2%
          Distributions                                   -          -
          End of month value                            $4.75      $4.35      8.4%
          Performance for month                        -0.84%      0.00%
          Performance year-to-date                     13.70%     16.01%
        Past performance cannot predict future results
        
        Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)
          Total                                        $142.8
          Equities                                     $140.2
          Percent Invested                              98.2%
        
        
        Top 20 Holdings at Month-End
             (34.1% of equity portfolio)
             (Rank from previous month)
          1  Apple, Inc. (1)                                              2.9%
          2  Salesforce.com, Inc. (2)                                     2.4%
          3  ACE Ltd. (5)                                                 2.1%
          4  QUALCOMM, Inc. (3)                                           2.0%
          5  Core Laboratories N.V. (6)                                   1.9%
          6  Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (8)                                 1.9%
          7  Oceaneering International, Inc. (4)                          1.9%
          8  VMware, Inc., Class A (9)                                    1.7%
          9  American Tower Corp., Class A (12)                           1.7%
         10  FMC Technologies, Inc. (7)                                   1.7%
         11  IHS, Inc., Class A (10)                                      1.6%
         12  C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (11)                           1.5%
         13  Cerner Corp. (17)                                            1.4%
         14  priceline.com, Inc. (18)                                     1.4%
         15  ARM Holdings PLC (13)                                        1.4%
         16  Fastenal Co. (40)                                            1.4%
         17  Baidu, Inc. (14)                                             1.3%
         18  Signature Bank (19)                                          1.3%
         19  Google, Inc., Class A (16)                                   1.3%
         20  Liquidity Services, Inc. (31)                                1.3%
             Holdings are subject to change.
        
        
        Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
          Information Technology                        30.4%
          Industrials                                   14.7%
          Consumer Discretionary                        14.0%
          Health Care                                   12.8%
          Financials                                    10.0%
          Energy                                        9.2%
          Materials                                     3.7%
          Consumer Staples                              2.9%
          Telecommunication Services                    1.7%
          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
          MSC Industrial Direct Co., Inc., Class A        Resources Connection, Inc.
          Splunk, Inc.
        
        
        



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