485BPOS 1 d408119d485bpos.htm WADDELL & REED ADVISORS FUNDS <![CDATA[Waddell & Reed Advisors Funds]]>

File No. 811-09435

File No. 333-82447

 

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D. C. 20549

 

 

Form N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933    x
Pre-Effective Amendment No.       
Post-Effective Amendment No. 26   

and/or

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940    x
Amendment No. 27   

WADDELL & REED ADVISORS FUNDS

(Exact Name as Specified in Charter)

 

6300 Lamar Avenue, Overland Park, Kansas   66202-4200
(Address of Principal Executive Office)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code: (913) 236-2000

Philip A. Shipp,

6300 Lamar Avenue,

Overland Park, Kansas 66202-4200

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

 

It is proposed that this filing will become effective

 

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
¨ this post-effective amendment designates a new effective date for a previously filed post-effective amendment

DECLARATION REQUIRED BY RULE 24f-2 (a) (1)

The issuer has registered an indefinite amount of its securities under the Securities Act of 1933 pursuant to Rule 24f-2(a)(1). Notice for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012 for the Waddell & Reed Advisors Equity Funds was filed on September 27, 2012. Notice for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2012 for the Waddell & Reed Advisors Fixed Income and Money Market Funds will be filed on or around December 17, 2012.

 

 

 


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and/or the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Registrant certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this Post-Effective Amendment pursuant to Rule 485(b) of the Securities Act of 1933 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Overland Park, and State of Kansas, on the 19th day of November, 2012.

WADDELL & REED ADVISORS FUNDS

a Delaware statutory trust

(Registrant)

By /s/ Henry J. Herrmann

Henry J. Herrmann, President

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, and/or the Investment Company Act of 1940, this Post-Effective Amendment has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities on the 19th day of November, 2012.

 

Signatures       Title   
/s/David P. Gardner*       Chairman and Trustee   
David P. Gardner         
/s/Henry J. Herrmann       President and Trustee   
Henry J. Herrmann         
/s/Joseph W. Kauten       Vice President, Treasurer, Principal Financial Officer
Joseph W. Kauten       and Principal Accounting Officer   
/s/Michael L. Avery*       Trustee   
Michael L. Avery         
/s/Jarold W. Boettcher*       Trustee   
Jarold W. Boettcher         
/s/James M. Concannon*       Trustee   
James M. Concannon         
/s/John A. Dillingham*       Trustee   
John A. Dillingham         
/s/Joseph Harroz, Jr.*       Trustee   
Joseph Harroz, Jr.         
/s/Robert L. Hechler*       Trustee   
Robert L. Hechler         
/s/Albert W. Herman*       Trustee   
Albert W. Herman         
/s/Frank J. Ross, Jr.*       Trustee   
Frank J. Ross, Jr.         
/s/Eleanor B. Schwartz*       Trustee   
Eleanor B. Schwartz         


*By:     /s/Philip A. Shipp    
      Philip A. Shipp
      Attorney-in-Fact

 

ATTEST:     /s/Mara Herrington
      Mara Herrington
      Secretary


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