Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund Shareholder Meeting Results

BOSTON--()--The Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Liberty All-Star Equity Fund (the “Fund”) (NYSE: USA) was held on August 24, 2017 to elect two Trustees and to consider a shareholder proposal. On June 12, 2017, the record date for the meeting, the Fund had 190,661,201 outstanding shares of beneficial interest. The votes cast at the meeting were as follows:

Proposal 1 – To elect two Trustees:

Nominee – Thomas W. Brock
For 143,884,004.146
Against/Withheld 26,818,202.466

Nominee – George Gaspari
For 143,727,688.298
Against/Withheld 26,974,518.314

Proposal 3 – Shareholder proposal:
For 34,712,284.341
Against 67,547,452.608
Abstain 4,627,432.663
Broker Non-Votes 63,815,037.000

The Fund does not continuously issue shares and trades 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. The Fund’s shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol USA. ALPS Advisors, Inc. is the investment advisor of the Fund, a multi-managed, closed-end investment company with more than $1.2 billion in net assets as of October 4, 2017.

Past performance cannot predict future results.
An investment in the Fund involves risk, including loss of principal.
ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc. – FINRA Member Firm

Contacts

Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund
Bill Parmentier, 1-800-241-1850
www.all-starfunds.com

Contacts

Liberty All-Star® Equity Fund
Bill Parmentier, 1-800-241-1850
www.all-starfunds.com