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As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 30, 2012
1933 Act Registration No. 333-122847
1940 Act Registration No. 811-21715
 
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.
23
[ X ]
 
     
and/or
REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940
[ X ]
   
25
[ X ]
 

(Check appropriate box or boxes)
__________________________
 
Neuberger Berman Alternative Funds
 (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
c/o Neuberger Berman Management LLC
605 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, New York 10158-0180
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
 
Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code:  (212) 476-8800
 
Robert Conti
Chief Executive Officer and President
Neuberger Berman Alternative Funds
c/o Neuberger Berman Management LLC
605 Third Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York, New York 10158-0180
(Name and Address of Agent for Service)
 
With copies to:
Arthur C. Delibert, Esq.
K&L Gates LLP
1601 K Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C.  20006-1600
___________________________________
 
Approximate Date of Proposed Public Offering: Continuous

It is proposed that this filing will become effective (check appropriate box):
X
 
immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)
   
on ____________ pursuant to paragraph (b)
   
60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
   
on ____________  pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
   
75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)
   
on ____________  pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)

If appropriate, check the following box:
 
this post-effective amendment designates a new effective date for a previously filed post-effective amendment.

 
 

 
 
This amendment is being filed solely to submit, in interactive data format, exhibits containing risk/return summary information that is identical to the risk/return information contained in the Registrant’s prospectus for the following classes of the following fund, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 16, 2012 in Post-Effective Amendment No. 22 to the Registrant’s registration statement:

Title of Securities Being Registered:  Class A, Class C and Institutional Class shares of Neuberger Berman Dynamic Real Return Fund.


 
 

 

SIGNATURES
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act”), and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Registrant certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this registration statement under Rule 485(b) under the 1933 Act and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 23 to its Registration Statement on Form N-1A to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City and State of New York on the 30th day of November, 2012.

 
NEUBERGER BERMAN ALTERNATIVE FUNDS
 
 
 
By:
/s/ Robert Conti
 
Name:
Robert Conti
 
Title:
President and Chief Executive Officer

 
Pursuant to the requirements of the 1933 Act, Post-Effective Amendment No. 23 has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

Signature
Title
Date
 
/s/ Robert Conti
President, Chief Executive Officer and Trustee
November 30, 2012
Robert Conti
 
   
/s/ John M. McGovern
Treasurer and Principal Financial and Accounting Officer
November 30, 2012
John M. McGovern
 
   
/s/ Joseph V. Amato
Trustee
November 30, 2012
Joseph V. Amato*
 
   
/s/ Faith Colish
Trustee
November 30, 2012
Faith Colish*
 
   
/s/ Martha C. Goss
Trustee
November 30, 2012
Martha C. Goss*
 
   
/s/ C. Anne Harvey
Trustee
November 30, 2012
C. Anne Harvey*
 
   
/s/ Michael M. Knetter
Trustee
November 30, 2012
Michael M. Knetter*
 
   
/s/ Howard A. Mileaf
Trustee
November 30, 2012
Howard A. Mileaf*
 
   

 
 

 
 
Signature
Title
Date
 
/s/ George W. Morriss
Trustee
November 30, 2012
George W. Morriss*
   
     
/s/ Jack L. Rivkin
Trustee
November 30, 2012
Jack L. Rivkin*
 
   
/s/ Tom D. Seip
Chairman of the Board and Trustee
November 30, 2012
Tom D. Seip*
 
   
/s/ Candace L. Straight
Trustee
November 30, 2012
Candace L. Straight*
 
   
/s/ Peter P. Trapp
Trustee
November 30, 2012
Peter P. Trapp*
 
   
*Signatures affixed by Lori L. Schneider on November 30, 2012 pursuant to a power of attorney filed with Post-Effective Amendment No. 6 to Registrant’s Registration Statement on Form N-1A, File Nos. 333-122847 and 811-21715 on October 15, 2010.

 
 

 

NEUBERGER BERMAN ALTERNATIVE FUNDS
EXHIBIT INDEX
 
Exhibit
Description
EX-101.INS
XBRL Instance Document
   
EX-101.SCH
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
   
EX-101.DEF
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase
   
EX-101.LAB
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase
   
EX-101.PRE
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase