485BPOS 1 d484634d485bpos.htm ALPS ETF TRUST BARRON'S 400ETF Alps ETF Trust Barron's 400ETF

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 11, 2013

Securities Act File No. 333-148826                    

Investment Company Act File No. 811-22175                    

 

 

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. 167

  x
  and/or  
 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

  x
  Amendment No. 168   x
 

 

(Check appropriate box or boxes)

 

ALPS ETF TRUST

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

1290 Broadway

Suite 1100

Denver, Colorado 80203

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(303) 623-2577

Registrant’s Telephone Number

 

Tané T. Tyler, Esq.

ALPS Fund Services, Inc.

1290 Broadway

Suite 1100

Denver, Colorado 80203

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

Copy to:

Stuart M. Strauss, Esq.

Dechert LLP

1095 Avenue of the Americas

New York, New York 10036

 

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)

  ¨

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

  ¨

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

  ¨

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 the requirements for effectiveness of this Registration Statement pursuant to rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 167 of its Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the city of Denver, and State of Colorado, on the 11th day of June, 2013.

 

ALPS ETF TRUST
By:  

/s/ Thomas A. Carter

  Thomas A. Carter
  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 and on the date indicated.

 

Signatures

  

Title

 

Date

/s/ Mary K. Anstine

   Trustee   June 11, 2013
Mary K. Anstine*     

/s/ Jeremy W. Deems

   Trustee   June 11, 2013
Jeremy W. Deems*     

/s/ Rick A. Pederson

   Trustee   June 11, 2013
Rick A. Pederson*     

/s/ Thomas A. Carter

   Trustee and President   June 11, 2013
Thomas A. Carter     

/s/ Patrick D. Buchanan

   Treasurer   June 11, 2013
Patrick D. Buchanan     

 

* Signature affixed by Tané T. Tyler pursuant to a power of attorney dated December 8, 2008.


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