485BPOS 1 a12-29227_5485bpos.htm 485BPOS

 

AS FILED WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION ON FEBRUARY 22, 2013.

No. 333-138490

No. 811-21977

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 


 

FORM N-1A

 

 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

 

 

UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

o

 

Pre-Effective Amendment No.

o

 

Post-Effective Amendment No. 389

x

 

 

and/or

 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

 

 

Amendment No. 390

x

 

(Check appropriate box or boxes)

 


 

POWERSHARES EXCHANGE-TRADED FUND TRUST II

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

301 West Roosevelt Road

Wheaton, IL 60187

(Address of Principal Executive Office)

 

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code: (800) 983-0903

 

Andrew Schlossberg

 

With a copy to:

301 West Roosevelt Road

 

Alan P. Goldberg

Wheaton, IL 60187

 

K&L Gates LLP

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

70 W. Madison St., Suite 3100

 

 

Chicago, IL 60602

 

APPROXIMATE DATE OF PROPOSED PUBLIC OFFERING:

 

It is proposed that this filing will become effective (check appropriate box):

 

x                                  immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b) of Rule 485.

o                                    on [date] pursuant to paragraph (b) of Rule 485.

o                                    60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1) of Rule 485.

o                                    on [date] pursuant to paragraph (a) of Rule 485.

o                                    75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485.

o                                    on [date] pursuant to paragraph (a) of Rule 485.

 

 

 



 

EXPLANATORY NOTE

 

This filing relates solely to the following series of the Registrant:

 

PowerShares S&P MidCap Low Volatility Portfolio

 

PowerShares S&P SmallCap Low Volatility Portfolio

 



 

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, as amended, and has duly caused this Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of Wheaton and State of Illinois, on the 22nd day of February, 2013.

 

 

PowerShares Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Andrew Schlossberg

 

 

Title: Andrew Schlossberg, President

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this registration statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities indicated on the dates indicated.

 

SIGNATURE

 

TITLE

 

DATE

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Andrew Schlossberg

 

President

 

February 22, 2013

Andrew Schlossberg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Steven Hill

 

Treasurer

 

February 22, 2013

Steven Hill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Anna Paglia

 

Secretary

 

February 22, 2013

Anna Paglia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* /s/ Kevin M. Carome

 

Trustee

 

February 22, 2013

Kevin M. Carome

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* /s/ Ronn R. Bagge

 

Trustee

 

February 22, 2013

Ronn R. Bagge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* /s/ Todd J. Barre

 

Trustee

 

February 22, 2013

Todd J. Barre

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* /s/ Marc M. Kole

 

Trustee

 

February 22, 2013

Marc M. Kole

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* /s/ Philip M. Nussbaum

 

Trustee

 

February 22, 2013

Philip M. Nussbaum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* /s/ Donald H. Wilson

 

Chairman and Trustee

 

February 22, 2013

Donald H. Wilson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* By: /s/ Anna Paglia

 

 

 

February 22, 2013

Anna Paglia

 

 

 

 

Attorney-In-Fact

 

 

 

 

 

* Anna Paglia signs on behalf of the powers of attorney filed with Post-Effective Amendment No. 227 to the Trust’s Registration Statement and incorporated by reference herein.

 



 

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