485BPOS 1 d385288d485bpos.htm RIVERNORTH FUNDS RiverNorth Funds

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D. C. 20549

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

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Pre-Effective Amendment No.

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Post-Effective Amendment No. 19

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and/or   

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

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Amendment No. 21

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(Check appropriate box or boxes.)

RiverNorth Funds

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

325 N. LaSalle Street

Suite 645

Chicago, IL 60654

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code: (312) 832-1440

Marcus L. Collins

325 N. LaSalle Street

Suite 645

Chicago, IL 60654

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

With copy to:

JoAnn M. Strasser

Thompson Hine LLP

41 South High Street, Suite 1700

Columbus, Ohio 43215

Approximate date of proposed public offering: As soon as practicable after the effective date of the Registration Statement.

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.


SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Registrant certifies that it meets 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 Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Columbus, State of Ohio, on the 22nd day of October, 2012.

 

RiverNorth Funds
By:  

/s/ JoAnn M. Strasser

JoAnn M. Strasser
Attorney-in-Fact

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Amendment to Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

 

Signature    Title    Date

 

Patrick W. Galley*

  

 

President (Principal Executive Officer), & Trustee

    
           

 

Jonathan M. Mohrhardt*

  

 

Treasurer (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)

    
           

 

Kevin Hinton*

 

  

 

Trustee

 

    
           

 

Jim G. Kelley*

 

  

 

Trustee

 

    
           

 

John S. Oakes*

 

  

 

Trustee

 

    
           
         

 

*By: /s/JoAnn M. Strasser

        JoAnn M. Strasser

        Attorney-in-Fact

        October 22, 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