485BPOS 1 a12-16965_7485bpos.htm 485BPOS

 

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 2, 2012

 

File No. 333-146680

File No. 811-22132

 

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 


 

FORM N-1A

 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF l933  x

 

Pre-Effective Amendment No.               o

Post-Effective Amendment No. 53         x

and/or

 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF l940  x

 

Amendment No. 55                          x

(Check appropriate box or boxes)

 


 

ABERDEEN FUNDS

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

1735 Market Street, 32nd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19103

(Address of Principal Executive Office) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code: 866-667-9231

 


 

Lucia Sitar, Esq.

c/o Aberdeen Asset Management Inc.

1735 Market Street, 32nd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19103

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

Copy to:

Rose F. DiMartino, Esq.
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
787 Seventh Avenue
New York, New York 10019-6099

 


 

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)

o

on (date) pursuant to paragraph (b)

o

60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)

o

on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)

o

75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)

o

on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485

 

If appropriate, check the following box:

 

o

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

 

This post-effective amendment only relates to all of the share classes of the Aberdeen Diversified Income Fund (formerly, Aberdeen Optimal Allocations Fund: Moderate), Aberdeen Dynamic Allocation Fund (formerly, Aberdeen Optimal Allocations Fund: Moderate Growth) and Aberdeen Diversified Alternatives Fund (formerly, Aberdeen Optimal Allocations Fund: Specialty).

 

 

 


 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 53 to this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of Philadelphia, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on the 2nd day of October, 2012.

 

 

Aberdeen Funds

 

Registrant

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Gary Marshall(1)

 

 

Gary Marshall

 

 

President of Aberdeen Funds

 

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

 

Name

 

Title

 

Date

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Gary Marshall(1)

 

President and Chief Executive Officer

 

October 2, 2012

Gary Marshall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Andrea Melia(1)

 

Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer

 

October 2, 2012

Andrea Melia

 

And Principal Accounting Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ P. Gerald Malone(1)

 

Chairman of the Board

 

October 2, 2012

P. Gerald Malone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Richard H. McCoy(1)

 

Trustee

 

October 2, 2012

Richard H. McCoy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Peter D. Sacks(1)

 

Trustee

 

October 2, 2012

Peter D. Sacks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ John T. Sheehy(1)

 

Trustee

 

October 2, 2012

John T. Sheehy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Warren C. Smith(1)

 

Trustee

 

October 2, 2012

Warren C. Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Jack Solan(1)

 

Trustee

 

October 2, 2012

Jack Solan

 

 

 

 

 


(1)           Pursuant to a power of attorney incorporated herein by reference.

 


 

Name

 

Title

 

Date

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Neville Miles(1)

 

Trustee

 

October 2, 2012

Neville Miles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Martin Gilbert(1)

 

Trustee

 

October 2, 2012

Martin Gilbert

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Lucia Sitar

 

 

 

 

 

Lucia Sitar

 

 

 

 

 

Attorney In Fact

 

 

 

 

 


 

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