485BPOS 1 d449215d485bpos.htm FORM 485BPOS WITH XBRL Form 485BPOS WITH XBRL

As filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on January 16, 2013

Securities Act File No. 333-92935

Investment Company Act File No. 811-09729

 

 

 

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.   ¨
  Post-Effective Amendment No. 813   x

and/or

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

  THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940    x
  Amendment No. 813    x

(Check appropriate box or boxes)

 

 

iShares Trust

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

c/o State Street Bank and Trust Company

200 Clarendon Street

Boston, MA 02116

(Address of Principal Executive Office)(Zip Code)

 

 

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code (415) 670-2000

The Corporation Trust Company

1209 Orange Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

 

With Copies to:

MARGERY K. NEALE, ESQ.
WILLKIE FARR &
GALLAGHER LLP
787 SEVENTH AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10019-6099
   BENJAMIN J. HASKIN, ESQ.
WILLKIE FARR &
GALLAGHER LLP
1875 K STREET, N.W.
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20006-1238
  

EDWARD BAER, ESQ.

BLACKROCK FUND

ADVISORS

400 HOWARD STREET

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105

 

 

Continuous

(January 16, 2013)

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.

If appropriate, check the following box:

 

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

This filing relates solely to the following Funds, each a series of iShares Trust:

iShares MSCI All Peru Capped Index Fund

iShares MSCI Australia Small Cap Index Fund

iShares MSCI Brazil Small Cap Index Fund

iShares MSCI Canada Small Cap Index Fund

iShares MSCI China Index Fund

iShares MSCI China Small Cap Index Fund

iShares MSCI Denmark Capped Investable Market Index Fund

iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Latin America Index Fund

iShares MSCI Finland Capped Investable Market Index Fund

iShares MSCI Germany Small Cap Index Fund

iShares MSCI Hong Kong Small Cap Index Fund

iShares MSCI India Index Fund

iShares MSCI India Small Cap Index Fund

iShares MSCI Indonesia Investable Market Index Fund

iShares MSCI Ireland Capped Investable Market Index Fund

iShares MSCI New Zealand Investable Market Index Fund

iShares MSCI Norway Capped Investable Market Index Fund

iShares MSCI Philippines Investable Market Index Fund

iShares MSCI Poland Investable Market Index Fund

iShares MSCI Singapore Small Cap Index Fund

iShares MSCI South Korea Small Cap Index Fund

iShares MSCI Taiwan Small Cap Index Fund

iShares MSCI United Kingdom Small Cap Index Fund

 

 

 


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Registrant certifies that it meets all the requirements for the effectiveness of this Registration Statement pursuant to Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 813 to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of San Francisco and the State of California on the 16th day of January, 2013.

iSHARES TRUST

 

By:  

 

  Michael Latham*
  President and Trustee
  Date: January 16, 2013

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 813 to the Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the date indicated.

 

By:  

 

  Michael Latham*
  President and Trustee
  Date: January 16, 2013
 

 

 

John E. Martinez*

 

Trustee

 

Date: January 16, 2013

 

 

 

George G.C. Parker*

 

Trustee

 

Date: January 16, 2013

 

 

 

Cecilia H. Herbert*

 

Trustee

 

Date: January 16, 2013

 

 

 

Charles A. Hurty*

 

Trustee

 

Date: January 16, 2013

 

 

 

John E. Kerrigan*

 

Trustee

 

Date: January 16, 2013

 

 

 

Robert H. Silver*

 

Trustee

 

Date: January 16, 2013


 

 

    Robert S. Kapito*
  Trustee
  Date: January 16, 2013
 

 

  Madhav V. Rajan*
  Trustee
  Date: January 16, 2013
 

/s/ Jack Gee

  Jack Gee
  Treasurer
  Date: January 16, 2013
*By:  

/s/ Jack Gee

 

Jack Gee

Attorney-in-fact

Date: January 16, 2013

 

* Powers of Attorney, each dated December 6, 2011, for Michael A. Latham, Charles A. Hurty, Cecilia H. Herbert, John E. Kerrigan, Robert H. Silver, George G.C. Parker, John E. Martinez, Madhav V. Rajan and Robert S. Kapito are incorporated herein by reference to Post-Effective Amendment No. 717, filed March 8, 2012.


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