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AS FILED WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION ON JUNE 13, 2013

 REGISTRATION NOS. 333 -122901
 811 -21719


UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549


FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
[   ]
PRE-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO.
[   ]
POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO.  362
[X]
AND/OR
 
   
REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940
[   ]
AMENDMENT NO.  372
[X]

 
INVESTMENT MANAGERS SERIES TRUST
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

803 West Michigan Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)
Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (414) 299-2295

Constance Dye Shannon
UMB Fund Services, Inc.
803 West Michigan Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

COPIES TO:
Michael Glazer
Bingham McCutchen LLP
355 South Grand Avenue, Suite 4400
Los Angeles, CA 90071-3106

It is proposed that this filing will become effective (check appropriate box):
 
 
[X]
immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b) of Rule 485; or
 
[   ]
on ______________, pursuant to paragraph (b) of Rule 485; or
 
[   ]
60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1) of Rule 485;
 
[   ]
on ______________ pursuant to paragraph (a)(1) of Rule 485; or
 
[   ]
75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485; or
 
[   ]
on ______________ pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485; or
 
[   ]
on ______________ pursuant to paragraph (a)(3) 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.
 
 
 

 
 
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 of the requirements for effectiveness of this registration statement under rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 and has duly caused this Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of Milwaukee and State of Wisconsin, on the 13th day of June, 2013.
 
 
INVESTMENT MANAGERS SERIES TRUST
     
 
By:
/s/ John P. Zader
   
John P. Zader, President

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, this Registration Statement has been signed on the 13th day of June, 2013, by the following persons in the capacities set forth below.
 
Signature
 
Title
 
   
Ashley Toomey Rabun
 
 
Trustee
   
William H. Young
 
 
Trustee
   
Charles H. Miller
 
 
Trustee
/s/ John P. Zader
   
John P. Zader
 
Trustee and President
 
   
Eric M. Banhazl
 
/s/ Rita Dam
 
Trustee and Vice President
Rita Dam
 
Treasurer and Principal Financial and Accounting Officer

By
/s/Rita Dam
 
Attorney-in-fact, pursuant to power of attorney previously filed
with Post-Effective Amendment No. 31 on February 1, 2008.
 
 
 

 
 
EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit
Exhibit No.
XBRL Instance Document
EX-101.INS
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
EX-101.SCH
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase
EX-101.CALC
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase
EX-101.DEF
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase
EX-101.LAB
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase
EX-101.PRE