BOSTON, Aug. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty
All-Star® Equity Fund and Liberty All-Star®
Growth Fund, Inc. (each, a "Fund" and together, the "Funds") have
determined it is advisable and in the best interests of the Funds'
shareholders to hold the August 20,
2020 Joint Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Meeting") by
telephone conference call without any in-person attendance. The
Funds are taking this step because of travel limitations and other
concerns relating to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), including
the health of shareholders and proxyholders. This press release
provides instructions for participating in the Meeting.
Registration Instructions for the Telephonic Meeting
As described in the previously distributed proxy materials for
the Meeting, any shareholder of record of the Funds as of the close
of business on June 8, 2020 is
entitled to notice of, and to vote at, the Meeting or any
postponement or adjournment thereof. To participate in the Meeting,
you must email email@example.com no later than
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on
August 17, 2020 and provide your full
name and address. You will then receive an email from Computershare
Fund Services containing the conference call dial-in information
and instructions for participating in the Meeting.
If you hold your shares through an intermediary, such as a bank
or broker, you must register in advance to attend the Meeting. To
register, you must submit proof of your proxy power (legal proxy)
reflecting your Fund holdings along with your name and email
address to Computershare Fund Services, the Funds' tabulator. You
may forward an email from your intermediary or attach an image of
your legal proxy to firstname.lastname@example.org. Requests
for registration must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on August 17, 2020. You will then receive an email
from Computershare Fund Services containing the conference call
dial-in information and instructions for participating in the
Whether or not you plan to participate in the Meeting, the Funds
urge shareholders to vote and submit their proxy in advance of the
meeting by one of the methods described in the proxy materials for
the Meeting. The proxy card included with the proxy materials
previously distributed will not be updated to reflect information
provided above and may continue to be used to vote each
shareholder's shares in connection with the Meeting.
The Funds do not continuously issue shares and trade in the
secondary market. Investors wishing to buy or sell shares
need to place orders through an intermediary or broker. The
share price of a closed-end fund is based on the market's
value. Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund's shares are
listed on the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") under the symbol
USA and Liberty
All-Star® Growth Fund, Inc.'s shares are listed on the
NYSE under the symbol ASG. ALPS Advisors, Inc. is the
investment advisor of the Funds, which are multi-managed,
closed-end investment companies with more than $1.6 billion in net assets as of July 31, 2020.
Past performance cannot predict future results.
investment in the Funds involves risk, including loss of
Secondary market support provided to the Funds
by ALPS Fund Services, Inc.'s affiliate ALPS Portfolio Solutions
Distributor, Inc., a FINRA Member. ALPS Fund Services, Inc.,
ALPS Advisors, Inc. and ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc.
are affiliated entities.
For Information Contact:
Liberty All-Star® Funds
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