SOURCE: ALPS Advisors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc.

February 14, 2012 13:46 ET

Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund January 2012 Monthly Update

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Feb 14, 2012) - Below is the January 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund. (NYSE: USA)

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund Monthly Update
Ticker: USA January 2012
Monthly Performance
Performance NAV Market Price Discount
Beginning of month value $4.99 $4.22 15.4%
Distributions - -
End of month value $5.31 $4.64 12.6%
Performance for month 6.41% 9.95%
Performance year-to-date 6.41% 9.95%
Past performance cannot predict future results
Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)
Total $969.6
Equities $945.6
Percent Invested 97.5%
Top 20 Holdings at Month-End
(30.6% of equity portfolio)
(Rank from previous month)
1 Apple, Inc. (1) 3.2%
2 JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2) 2.2%
3 QUALCOMM, Inc. (3) 2.1%
4 Cisco Systems, Inc. (4) 2.1%
5 Wells Fargo & Co. (6) 1.9%
6 Dell, Inc. (8) 1.7%
7 Google, Inc., Class A (5) 1.6%
8 ACE Ltd. (7) 1.6%
9 Exxon Mobil Corp. (12) 1.5%
10 BP PLC (13) 1.4%
11 The Allstate Corp. (10) 1.3%
12 Staples, Inc. (11) 1.3%
13 Microsoft Corp. (16) 1.2%
14 SunTrust Banks, Inc. (19) 1.1%
15 The Western Union Co. (9) 1.1%
16 Hewlett-Packard Co. (18) 1.1%
17 State Street Corp. (15) 1.1%
18 American Tower Corp., Class A (17) 1.1%
19 Schlumberger Ltd. (21) 1.0%
20 Visa, Inc., Class A (14) 1.0%
Holdings are subject to change.
Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
Information Technology 25.9%
Financials 19.9%
Energy 14.6%
Consumer Discretionary 10.7%
Health Care 8.4%
Industrials 7.7%
Consumer Staples 6.1%
Materials 3.6%
Utilities 1.6%
Telecommunication Services 1.5%
100.0%
*Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
New Holdings Holdings Liquidated
Fastenal Co. Bank of New York Mellon Corp.
LyondellBasell Industries NV, Class A Robert Half International, Inc.
Marriott International, Inc., Class A Western Digital Corp.
VF Corp.

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