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BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/16/13 -- Below is the August 2013 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc. (NYSE: ASG)


  Liberty All-Star Growth Fund                                Monthly Update
  Ticker: ASG                                                   August, 2013


Investment Approach

Fund Style:All- Cap Growth

Fund Strategy: Combines three growth style investment managers, each with a
distinct capitalization focus (small-, mid- and large-cap)selected and
continuously monitored by the Fund's Investment Advisor.

Investment Managers:
M.A. Weatherbie & Company, Inc.
Small-Cap Growth | Matthew A. Weatherbie, CFA
TCW Investment Management Company
Mid-Cap Growth | Chang Lee and Mike Olson, CFA
Large-Cap Growth | Craig C. Blum, CFA


Monthly Performance
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Performance                        NAV      Market Price      Discount
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  Beginning of month value        $5.19        $4.67            10.0%
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  Distributions                     -            -
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  End of month value              $5.24        $4.67            10.9%
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  Performance for month           0.96%        0.00%
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  Performance year-to-date        21.16%       20.74%
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The net asset value (NAV) of a closed-end fund is the market value of the
underlying investments (i.e., stocks and bonds) in the Fund's portfolio,
minus liabilities, divided by the total number of Fund shares outstanding.
However, the Fund also has a  market price; the value at which it trades on
an exchange. If the market price is above  the NAV the Fund is trading at a
premium. If the market price is below the NAV the Fund is trading at a
discount.

Returns for the Fund are total returns, which include dividends, after
deducting Fund expenses. The Fund's performance is calculated assuming that
a shareholder reinvested all distributions and exercised all primary rights
in the Fund's rights offerings. Past performance cannot predict future
investment results.

Performance will fluctuate with changes in market conditions. Current
performance may be lower or higher than the performance data shown.
Performance information shown does not reflect the deduction of taxes that
shareholders would pay on Fund distributions or the sale of Fund shares.
Shareholders must be willing to tolerate significant fluctuations in the
value of their investment. An investment in the Fund involves risk,
including loss of principal.


Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)
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  Total                       $122.1
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  Equities                    $120.0
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  Percent Invested            98.3%
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Top 20 Holdings at Month-End
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        (30.7% of equity portfolio)
                                    (Rank from previous month)
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1       ACE Ltd. (1)                                                    2.0%
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2       LinkedIn Corp., Class A (3)                                     1.9%
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3       QUALCOMM, Inc. (6)                                              1.7%
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4       Cerner Corp. (2)                                                1.7%
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5       Under Armour, Inc., Class A (5)                                 1.6%
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6       Splunk, Inc. (11)                                               1.6%
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7       Salesforce.com, Inc. (15)                                       1.6%
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8       Starbucks Corp. (9)                                             1.6%
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9       Signature Bank (7)                                              1.5%
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10      Google, Inc., Class A (10)                                      1.5%
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11      Oceaneering International, Inc. (4)                             1.5%
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12      ARM Holdings PLC (14)                                           1.5%
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13      Amazon.com, Inc. (8)                                            1.5%
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14      athenahealth, Inc. (12)                                         1.5%
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15      Dril-Quip, Inc. (26)                                            1.4%
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16      Ultimate Software Group, Inc. (16)                              1.4%
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17      Fastenal Co. (13)                                               1.3%
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18      American Tower Corp. (17)                                       1.3%
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19      BioMarin Pharmaceutical, Inc. (18)                              1.3%
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20      Visa, Inc., Class A (19)                                        1.3%
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        Holdings are subject to change.


Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)*
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  Information Technology                                        29.6%
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  Consumer Discretionary                                        16.5%
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  Industrials                                                   16.1%
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  Health Care                                                   11.1%
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  Financials                                                    10.8%


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  Energy                                                        6.7%
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  Consumer Staples                                              4.8%
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  Telecommunication Services                                    2.2%
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  Materials                                                     2.2%
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Total Market Value                                              100.0%
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*Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry
Classification Standard (GICS).


New Holdings                            Holdings Liquidated
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AGCO Corp.                              Gildan Activewear, Inc.
Chuy's Holdings, Inc.                   National Instruments Corp.
Geospace Technologies Corp.             Roper Industries, Inc.
MarketAxess Holdings, Inc.              VistaPrint, N.V.
ViaSat, Inc.

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

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