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

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/17/12 -- Below is the June 2012 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ASG)

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

Monthly Performance
Performance                                    NAV   Market Price  Discount
Beginning of month value                      $4.28      $3.99       6.8%
Distributions                                   -          -
End of month value                            $4.33      $3.99       7.9%
Performance for month                         1.17%      0.00%
Performance year-to-date                      5.35%      8.29%
Past performance cannot predict future results

Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)
Total                                       $130.3
Equities                                    $126.1
Percent Invested                            96.8%

Top 20 Holdings at Month-End
   (34.7% of equity portfolio)
   (Rank from previous month)
 1 Apple, Inc. (1)                                        3.1%
 2 Salesforce.com, Inc. (2)                               2.4%
 3 ACE Ltd. (3)                                           2.3%
 4 Intuitive Surgical, Inc. (7)                           2.0%
 5 American Tower Corp., Class A (6)                      2.0%
 6 Oceaneering International, Inc. (8)                    1.9%
 7 QUALCOMM, Inc. (4)                                     1.9%
 8 IHS, Inc., Class A (10)                                1.8%
 9 Core Laboratories N.V. (5)                             1.7%
10 ARM Holdings PLC (15)                                  1.6%
11 Fastenal Co. (11)                                      1.6%
12 BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc. (16)                     1.6%
13 VMware, Inc., Class A (13)                             1.5%
14 Occidental Petroleum Corp. (23)                        1.4%
15 Cerner Corp. (17)                                      1.4%
16 Signature Bank (18)                                    1.3%
17 Allergan, Inc. (21)                                    1.3%
18 Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. (19)      1.3%
19 Liquidity Services, Inc. (9)                           1.3%
20 Baidu, Inc. (20)                                       1.3%

   Holdings are subject to change.

Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
   Information Technology                             30.2%
   Industrials                                        14.9%
   Consumer Discretionary                             13.4%
   Health Care                                        13.3%
   Financials                                         10.7%
   Energy                                             8.6%
   Materials                                          3.1%
   Consumer Staples                                   2.9%
   Telecommunication Services                         2.3%
   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
  Rackspace Hosting, Inc.                Aerovironment, Inc.
                                         Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

Contact Information:
Liberty All-Star Growth Fund, Inc.

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