Liberty All-Star Equity Fund, Inc.



Washington, D.C. 20549


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Shareholder Meeting Notice


Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Liberty All-Star Equity Fund Shareholder Meeting to be Held on May 14, 2012

Under Securities and Exchange Commission rules, you are receiving this notice that the proxy materials for the annual shareholders’ meeting are available on the Internet. Follow the instructions below to view the materials and vote online or request a copy. The items to be voted on and location of the annual meeting are on the reverse side. Your vote is important!

This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. The proxy statement to shareholders is available at:





Easy Online Access — A Convenient Way to View Proxy Materials and Vote

When you go online to view materials, you can also vote your shares.

Step 1: Go to to view the materials.

Step 2: Click on Cast Your Vote or Request Materials.

Step 3: Follow the instructions on the screen to log in.

Step 4: Make your selection as instructed on each screen to select delivery preferences and vote.

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Shareholder Meeting Notice


Liberty All-Star Equity Fund’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on May 14, 2012 at the offices of the Fund, One Financial Center, 15th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts, at 9:00 a.m. EST.

Proposals to be voted on at the meeting are listed below along with the Board of Trustees’ recommendations.

The Board of Trustees recommends a vote FOR all the nominees listed:

  1. To Elect (2) Trustees of the Fund – John A. Benning and Edmund J. Burke.

PLEASE NOTE – YOU CANNOT VOTE BY RETURNING THIS NOTICE. To vote your shares you must vote online or request a paper copy of the proxy materials to receive a proxy card. If you wish to attend and vote at the meeting, please bring this notice and identification with you.






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Paper copies: Current and future paper delivery requests can be submitted via the telephone, Internet or email options below.



Email copies: Current and future email delivery requests must be submitted via the Internet following the instructions below. If you request an email copy of current materials you will receive an email with a link to the materials.



PLEASE NOTE: You must use the number in the shaded bar on the reverse side when requesting a set of proxy materials.

   g   Internet – Go to Click Cast Your Vote or Request Materials. Follow the instructions to log in and order a copy of the current meeting materials and submit your preference for email or paper delivery of future meeting materials.
   g   Telephone – Call us free of charge at 1-866-641-4276 and follow the instructions to log in and order a paper copy of the materials by mail for the current meeting. You can also submit a preference to receive a paper copy for future meetings.
   g   Email – Send email to with “Proxy Materials Order” in the subject line. Include in the message your full name and address, plus the number located in the shaded bar on the reverse, and state in the email that you want a paper copy of current meeting materials. You can also state your preference to receive a paper copy for future meetings.
     To facilitate timely delivery, all requests for a paper copy of the proxy materials must be received by May 4, 2012.


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Liberty All-Star Equity Fund

Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Monday, May 14, 2012 9:00 a.m. EST

One Financial Center, 15th Floor

Boston, MA 02111

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Your Liberty All-Star Equity Fund proxy statement and annual report are now available online and you may also vote your shares for the 2012 Annual Shareholder Meeting.

To view the proxy statement and annual report, please visit: and click on “Proxy Information”.

To cast your vote, please visit and follow the on-screen instructions. You will be prompted to enter your Control Number provided above in this email to access this voting site. Note that votes submitted through this site must be received by 1:00 a.m. on May 14, 2012.

Thank you for viewing the 2012 Liberty All-Star Equity Fund Annual Meeting Materials and for submitting your very important vote.


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