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

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BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire -06/08/12)- Below is the May 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund. (USA)

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

Monthly Performance
Performance NAV Market Price Discount
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Beginning of month value $5.58 $4.90 12.2%
Distributions (Ex-Date May 23) $0.08 $0.08
End of month value $4.98 $4.41 11.4%
Performance for month -9.32% -8.37%
Performance year-to-date 2.88% 8.13%
Past performance cannot predict future
results


Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)
Total $910.1
Equities $910.6
Percent Invested 100.1%


Top 20 Holdings at Month-End
(30.3% of equity portfolio)
(Rank from previous month)
1 Apple, Inc. (1) 4.0%
2 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2) 2.1%
3 QUALCOMM, Inc. (3) 2.0%
4 Google, Inc., Class A (4) 1.8%
5 Wells Fargo & Co. (5) 1.6%
6 ACE Ltd. (7) 1.6%
7 The Allstate Corp. (8) 1.5%
8 Exxon Mobil Corp. (6) 1.5%
9 State Street Corp. (10) 1.3%
10 SunTrust Banks, Inc. (14) 1.3%
11 Staples, Inc. (9) 1.3%
12 Citigroup, Inc. (12) 1.3%
13 TE Connectivity Ltd. (15) 1.2%
14 Dell, Inc. (11) 1.2%
15 Microsoft Corp. (17) 1.1%
16 Schlumberger Ltd. (21) 1.1%
17 Cisco Systems, Inc. (16) 1.1%
18 American Tower Corp., Class A (20) 1.1%
19 Visa, Inc., Class A (19) 1.1%
20 Chesapeake Energy Corp. (28) 1.1%
Holdings are subject to change.

Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
Information Technology 24.3%
Financials 20.9%
Energy 14.3%
Consumer Discretionary 11.7%
Health Care 8.4%
Industrials 8.2%
Consumer Staples 6.1%
Materials 2.9%
Telecommunication Services 1.7%
Utilities 1.5%
Total Market Value 100.0%
*Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry
Classification Standard (GICS).


New Holdings Holdings Liquidated
Emerson Electric Co.     CA, Inc.
Facebook, Inc., Class A Cooper Industries PLC
National Oilwell Varco, Inc.     The Estee Lauder Cos., Inc., Class A
NetApp, Inc.     Ross Stores, Inc.
Oracle Corp.     The TJX Cos., Inc.

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

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