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Oct. 14, 2021, 5:54 p.m. EDT

Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc September 2021 Monthly Update

BOSTON, Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Below is the September 2021 Monthly Update for the Liberty All-Star Growth Fund, Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203240833/composite ASG -0.56%

Liberty All-Star Growth Fund, Inc.   Ticker: ASG Monthly Update, September, 2021   

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:             Weatherbie Capital, LLC              Small-Cap Growth              Congress Asset Management Company, LLP             Mid-Cap Growth              Sustainable Growth Advisers, LP             Large-Cap Growth

Top 20 Holdings at Month-End
            (32.2% of equity portfolio)
1 SPS Commerce, Inc.  2.2%
2 Paylocity Holding Corp.  2.1%
3 Amazon.com, Inc.  1.9%
4 FirstService Corp.  1.9%
5 Natera, Inc.  1.9%
6 Progyny, Inc.  1.8%
7 Signature Bank  1.7%
8 UnitedHealth Group, Inc.  1.6%
9 Visa, Inc.  1.6%
10 SiteOne Landscape Supply, Inc.  1.6%
11 Casella Waste Systems, Inc.  1.6%
12 Microsoft Corp.  1.5%
13 salesforce.com, Inc.  1.5%
14 Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.  1.5%
15 Chegg, Inc.  1.5%
16 PayPal Holdings, Inc.  1.3%
17 Workday, Inc.  1.3%
18 Facebook, Inc.  1.3%
19 Autodesk, Inc.  1.2%
20 Intuit, Inc.  1.2%
Holdings are subject to change.


Monthly Performance 
Performance  NAV  Market Price  Premium/(Discount)
Beginning of month value  $8.94 $8.77 -1.9%
End of month value  $8.57 $8.63 0.7%
Performance for month  -4.14% -1.60%
Performance year-to-date  15.41% 13.10%


Net Assets at Month-End ($millions)
Total  $462.5
Equities  $450.1
Percent Invested  97.3%


Sector Breakdown (% of equity portfolio)* 
Information Technology  31.7%
Health Care  21.6%
Consumer Discretionary  13.2%
Industrials  11.7%
Financials  8.4%
Communication Services  5.1%
Real Estate  3.7%
Materials  2.1%
Consumer Staples  1.5%
Energy  1.0%
Total Market Value  100.0%
*Based on Standard & Poor's and MSCI Barra Global Industry Classification Standard (GICS).

New Holdings Netflix, Inc.
Seacoast Banking Corp. of Florida

Holdings Liquidated Fortinet, Inc.
Union Pacific Corp.
Upstart Holdings, Inc.

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.

Performance returns for the Fund are total returns, which includes dividends, and are net of management fees and other Fund expenses. Returns are calculated assuming that a shareholder reinvested all distributions and exercised all primary rights in the Fund's rights offering. 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.

Sources of distributions to shareholders may include ordinary dividends, long-term capital gains and return of capital.   The final determination of the source of all distributions in 2021 for tax reporting purposes will be made after year end.  The actual amounts and sources of the amounts for tax reporting purposes will depend upon the Fund's investment experience during its fiscal year and may be subject to changes based on tax regulations. Based on current estimates no portion of the distributions consists of a return of capital. These estimates may not match the final tax characterization (for the full year's distributions) contained in shareholder 1099-DIV forms after the end of the year.                    

All data is as of September 30, 2021 unless otherwise noted.                                              

Liberty All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc.

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SOURCE Liberty All-Star Growth Fund, Inc.


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