Liberty All-Star(R) Equity Fund July 2012 Monthly Update

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BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire -08/09/12)- Below is the July 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund. (USA)

 
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund Monthly Update
Ticker: USA July 12


Monthly Performance
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Performance NAV Market Price Discount
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Beginning of month
value $5.16 $4.51 12.6%
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Distributions - -
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End of month value $5.13 $4.61 10.1%
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Performance for month -0.58% 2.22%
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Performance year-to-
date 5.98% 13.02%
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Past performance cannot predict future results

Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)
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Total $936.3
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Equities $914.5
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Percent Invested 97.7%
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Top 20 Holdings at Month-End
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(31.2% of equity portfolio)
(Rank from previous month)
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1 Apple, Inc. (1) 4.1%
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2 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2) 2.3%
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3 QUALCOMM, Inc. (3) 2.3%
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4 Google, Inc., Class A (4) 1.9%
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5 Wells Fargo & Co. (5) 1.6%
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6 ACE Ltd. (6) 1.6%
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7 Schlumberger Ltd. (10) 1.5%
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8 The Allstate Corp. (8) 1.4%
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9 SunTrust Banks, Inc. (9) 1.3%
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10 Citigroup, Inc. (12) 1.3%
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11 State Street Corp. (7) 1.3%
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12 Staples, Inc. (11) 1.3%
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13 TE Connectivity Ltd. (13) 1.3%
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14 Chesapeake Energy Corp. (15) 1.2%
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15 American Tower Corp., Class A (17) 1.2%
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16 Visa, Inc., Class A (18) 1.2%
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17 Dell, Inc. (14) 1.1%
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18 Baidu, Inc. (22) 1.1%
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19 Cisco Systems, Inc. (16) 1.1%
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20 Microsoft Corp. (20) 1.1%
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Holdings are subject to change.

Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
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Information Technology 24.2%
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Financials 20.7%
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Energy 14.8%
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Consumer Discretionary 12.1%
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Health Care 9.0%
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Industrials 7.7%
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Consumer Staples 5.5%
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Materials 2.9%
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Telecommunication Services 1.8%
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Utilities 1.3%
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Total Market Value 100.0%
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*Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry Classification
Standard (GICS).

New Holdings
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Delphi Automotive PLC
Engility Holdings, Inc.
Equinix, Inc.
Verisk Analytics, Inc., Class A
W.R. Berkley Corp.

Holdings Liquidated
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Aon PLC
Facebook, Inc., Class A
Fidelity National Financial, Inc., Class A
FMC Technologies, Inc.
Walgreen Co.

Contact:
Contact Information:
Liberty All-Star Equity Fund
1-800-241-1850
www.all-starfunds.com

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