485BPOS 1 a13-2458_21485bpos.htm 485BPOS

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 6, 2013

1933 Act File No. 333-03013
1940 Act File No. 811-07607

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT
  UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933  
x

  Pre-Effective Amendment No.  o

  Post-Effective Amendment No. 51  x

and/or

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY
  ACT OF 1940  
x

  Amendment No. 52  x

The Universal Institutional Funds, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

522 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10036

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

Registrant's Telephone Number, including Area Code: (800) 548-7786

Stefanie V. Chang Yu, Esq.
Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc.
522 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10036

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

Copy to:

Carl Frischling, Esq.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
919 Third Avenue
New York, New York 10022
  Stuart M. Strauss, Esq.
Dechert LLP
1095 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10036- 6797
 

It is proposed that this filing will become effective (check appropriate box)

         

X

   

immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)

 

 

     

on (date) pursuant to paragraph (b)

 
           

60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)

 
           

on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)

 
           

75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)

 
           

on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of rule 485.

 



 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Registrant certifies that it meet all of the requirements for effectiveness of this Registration Statement pursuant to Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of New York and State of New York on the 6th day of May, 2013.

 

 

THE UNIVERSAL INSTITUTIONAL FUNDS, INC.

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Arthur Lev

 

 

Arthur Lev

 

 

President and Principal Executive Officer

 

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 51 has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

 

 

Signatures

 

Title

 

Date

(1)

Principal Executive Officer

 

President and Principal Executive Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Arthur Lev

 

 

 

May 6, 2013

 

Arthur Lev

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(2)

Principal Financial Officer

 

Principal Financial Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Francis J. Smith

 

 

 

May 6, 2013

 

Francis J. Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(3)

Majority of the Directors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James F. Higgins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Stefanie V. Chang Yu

 

 

 

May 6, 2013

 

Stefanie V. Chang Yu

 

 

 

 

 

Attorney-in-Fact

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frank L. Bowman

Michael F. Klein

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Bozic

Michael E. Nugent (Chairman)

 

 

 

 

 

Kathleen A. Dennis

W. Allen Reed

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Manuel H. Johnson

Fergus Reid

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph J. Kearns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Carl Frischling

 

 

 

May 6, 2013

 

Carl Frischling

 

 

 

 

 

Attorney-in-Fact

 

 

 

 

 



 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Index No.

 

Description of Exhibit

 

 

 

EX-101.INS

 

XBRL Instance Document

EX-101.SCH

 

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document

EX-101.CAL

 

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase

EX-101.DEF

 

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase

EX-101.LAB

 

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase

EX-101.PRE

 

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase