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

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BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire -03/13/12)- Below is the February 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ASG - News)

 
Liberty All-Star Growth Fund                                  Monthly Update
Ticker: ASG                                                           Feb-12

Monthly Performance
Performance                                     NAV  Market Price  Discount
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  Beginning of month value                     $4.50     $4.04       10.2%
  Distributions (Ex-Date February 22)          $0.07     $0.07
  End of month value                           $4.68     $4.27       8.8%
  Performance for month                        5.56%     7.43%
  Performance year-to-date                    12.03%    13.91%
Past performance cannot predict future results

Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)
  Total                                       $140.8
  Equities                                    $139.0
  Percent Invested                             98.7%


Top 20 Holdings at Month-End
   (34.5% of equity portfolio)
   (Rank from previous month)
 1 Apple, Inc. (1)                                      2.9%
 2 Salesforce.com, Inc. (5)                             2.3%
 3 Oceaneering International, Inc. (7)                  2.0%
 4 QUALCOMM, Inc. (2)                                   2.0%
 5 IHS, Inc., Class A (4)                               1.9%
 6 ACE Ltd. (6)                                         1.9%
 7 FMC Technologies, Inc. (3)                           1.8%
 8 Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (10)                        1.8%
 9 Core Laboratories N.V. (12)                          1.7%
10 C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. (8)                    1.7%
11 American Tower Corp., Class A (9)                    1.7%
12 VMware, Inc., Class A (13)                           1.6%
13 Cerner Corp. (21)                                    1.5%
14 ARM Holdings PLC (11)                                1.4%
15 Baidu, Inc. (17)                                     1.4%
16 Google, Inc., Class A (19)                           1.4%
17 Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (14)    1.4%
18 Occidental Petroleum Corp. (18)                      1.4%
19 BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc. (16)                   1.4%
20 LKQ Corp. (15)                                       1.3%
   Holdings are subject to change.


Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
  Information Technology                           30.6%
  Industrials                                      14.9%
  Consumer Discretionary                           14.2%
  Health Care                                      12.6%
  Financials                                        9.8%
  Energy                                            9.6%
  Materials                                         3.1%
  Consumer Staples                                  2.8%
  Telecommunication Services                        1.8%
  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
  Neogen Corp.                           Monster Worldwide, Inc.
  NIC, Inc.
Contact:
Contact Information:
Liberty All-Star Growth Fund, Inc.
1-800-241-1850
www.all-starfunds.com

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