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Liberty All-Star(R) Growth Fund, Inc. June 2016 Update


/EINPresswire.com/ -- BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/19/16 -- Below is the June 2016 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ASG)

Liberty All-Star Growth Fund                                  Monthly Update
    Ticker: ASG                                                   June, 2016
Investment Approach

Fund Style: All- Cap Growth

Fund Strategy: Combines three growth style investment managers, each with a
distinct capitalization focus (small-, mid- and large-cap)selected and
continuously monitored by the Fund's Investment Advisor.

Investment Managers:
    Weatherbie Capital, LLC
    Small-Cap Growth
    Congress Asset Management Company, LLP
    Mid-Cap Growth
    Sustainable Growth Advisers, LP
    Large-Cap Growth


Top 20 Holdings at Month-End
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     (30.3% of equity portfolio)
     (Rank from previous month)
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   1 Signature Bank (10)                                                2.3%
   2 Middleby Corp. (1)                                                 2.0%
   3 Wayfair, Inc., Class A (2)                                         1.8%
   4 Core Laboratories NV (30)                                          1.7%
   5 IPG Photonics Corp. (48)                                           1.6%
   6 FirstService Corp. (6)                                             1.5%
   7 Mondelez International, Inc., Class A (12)                         1.5%
   8 Visa, Inc., Class A (8)                                            1.5%
   9 Cerner Corp. (3)                                                   1.5%
  10 Ecolab, Inc. (14)                                                  1.5%
  11 Lowe's Cos., Inc. (13)                                             1.4%
  12 The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (15)                             1.4%
  13 Red Hat, Inc. (11)                                                 1.4%
  14 The Priceline Group, Inc. (16)                                     1.4%
  15 Apple, Inc. (24)                                                   1.4%
  16 Paylocity Holding Corp. (9)                                        1.3%
  17 Equinix, Inc. (26)                                                 1.3%
  18 Colgate-Palmolive Co. (25)                                         1.3%
  19 Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (29)                               1.3%
  20 NIKE, Inc., Class B (22)                                           1.2%
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     Holdings are subject to change.

Monthly Performance
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Performance                          NAV         Market Price     Discount
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  Beginning of month value          $4.65           $4.16          10.5%
  Distributions                       -               -
  End of month value                $4.65           $4.09          12.0%
  Performance for month             0.00%           -1.68%
  Performance year-to-date          -2.88%          -6.93%
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The net asset value (NAV) of a closed-end fund is the market value of the underlying investments (i.e., stocks and bonds) in the Fund's portfolio, minus liabilities, divided by the total number of Fund shares outstanding. However, the Fund also has a market price; the value at which it trades on an exchange. If the market price is above the NAV the Fund is trading at a premium. If the market price is below the NAV the Fund is trading at a discount.

Performance returns for the Fund are total returns, which includes dividends, and are net of management fees and other Fund expenses. Returns are calculated assuming that a shareholder reinvested all distributions. Past performance cannot predict future investment results.

Performance will fluctuate with changes in market conditions. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance data shown. Performance information shown does not reflect the deduction of taxes that shareholders would pay on Fund distributions or the sale of Fund shares. Shareholders must be willing to tolerate significant fluctuations in the value of their investment. An investment in the Fund involves risk, including loss of principal.

Sources of distributions to shareholders may include ordinary dividends, long-term capital gains and return of capital. The actual amounts and sources of the amounts for tax reporting purposes will depend upon the Fund's investment experience during its fiscal year and may be subject to changes based on tax regulations. If a distribution includes anything other than net investment income, the fund provides a Section 19(a) notice of the best estimate of its distribution sources at that time, available at www.all-starfunds.com. These estimates may not match the final tax characterization (for the full year's distributions) contained in shareholders' 1099-DIV forms after the end of the year.


Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)
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  Total                                                     $120.6
  Equities                                                  $117.7
  Percent Invested                                          97.6%
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Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
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  Information Technology                                            26.1%
  Consumer Discretionary                                            18.7%
  Health Care                                                       16.3%
  Industrials                                                       16.1%
  Financials                                                        12.9%
  Consumer Staples                                                  5.6%
  Energy                                                            3.2%
  Materials                                                         0.8%
  Telecommunication Services                                        0.3%
Total Market Value                                                  100.0%
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*Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry Classification
Standard (GICS).




New Holdings**                            Holdings Liquidated**
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.                  Evercore Partners, Inc.
Stamps.com, Inc.                          ExamWorks Group, Inc
VCA, Inc.                                 Geospace Technologies Corp.
                                          LinkedIn Corp., Class A
                                          Monsanto Co.
                                          Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp.
                                          Stantec, Inc.
                                          Trinet Group, Inc.
                                          Waste Connections, Inc.

** Transactions resulting from the manager replacement of TCW Investment Management Company with Congress Asset Management Company, LLP as one of the Fund's three portfolio managers effective June 6, 2016 are excluded from the New Holdings and Holdings Liquidated.

Liberty All-Star Growth Fund
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