SOURCE: ALPS Advisors, Inc.

ALPS Advisors, Inc.

February 15, 2013 12:00 ET

Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. January 2013 Monthly Update

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Feb 15, 2013) - Below is the January 2013 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ASG)

Liberty All-Star Growth Fund Monthly Update
  Ticker: ASG January, 2013
   
Monthly Performance    
Performance   NAV   Market Price   Discount
  Beginning of month value   $4.54   $4.06   10.6%
  Distributions (Ex-Date January 23)   $0.07   $0.07    
  End of month value   $4.69   $4.26   9.2%
  Performance for month   4.85%   6.65%    
  Performance year-to-date   4.85%   6.65%    
Past performance cannot predict future results        
 
             
Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)        
  Total   $107.9        
  Equities   $106.3        
  Percent Invested   98.5%        
   
Top 20 Holdings at Month-End  
    (34.1% of equity portfolio)  
    (Rank from previous month)  
1   ACE Ltd. (3) 2.4%
2   Apple, Inc. (1) 2.1%
3   ARM Holdings PLC (4) 2.1%
4   Salesforce.com, Inc. (2) 2.0%
5   QUALCOMM, Inc. (6) 2.0%
6   BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc. (9) 1.9%
7   Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (12) 1.9%
8   Fastenal Co. (7) 1.8%
9   Core Laboratories N.V. (10) 1.8%
10   Oceaneering International, Inc. (5) 1.8%
11   Cerner Corp. (11) 1.7%
12   American Tower Corp., Class A (8) 1.7%
13   Signature Bank (14) 1.5%
14   Precision Castparts Corp. (13) 1.5%
15   LinkedIn Corp., Class A (35) 1.4%
16   Google, Inc., Class A (15) 1.4%
17   Allergan, Inc. (17) 1.3%
18   Under Armour, Inc., Class A (22) 1.3%
19   LKQ Corp. (16) 1.3%
20   Starbucks Corp. (19) 1.2%
    Holdings are subject to change.  
 
Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
  Information Technology 30.4%
  Industrials 16.0%
  Consumer Discretionary 14.2%
  Health Care 11.4%
  Financials 10.8%
  Energy 8.3%
  Consumer Staples 4.7%
  Materials 2.5%
  Telecommunication Services 1.7%
Total Market Value 100.0%
 
*Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).
   
New Holdings Holdings Liquidated
  Discovery Communications, Inc., Class A   Avago Technologies Ltd.
  Puma Biotechnology, Inc.   Michael Kors Holdings Ltd.
  WageWorks, Inc.   Mylan, Inc.
    Restoration Hardware Holdings, Inc.
    Robert Half International, Inc.
    ServiceNow, Inc.

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