485BPOS 1 e50231_485bpos.htm FORM N-1A

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 19, 2012

1933 Act No. 333-155709

1940 Act No. 811-22255

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM N-1A

   
REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 X
   
Post-Effective Amendment No. 31 X
   
and/or  
   
REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940 X
   
Amendment No. 33 X

(Check appropriate box or boxes)

 

EGA Emerging Global Shares Trust

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

171 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)     (Zip Code)

 

201-389-6872

(Registrant's Telephone Number, including Area Code)

 

Robert C. Holderith

EGA Emerging Global Shares Trust

171 East Ridgewood Avenue

Ridgewood, NJ 07450

 

(Name and Address of Agent for Service of Process)

 

With Copies to:

 

Michael D. Mabry, Esq.

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP

2600 One Commerce Square

Philadelphia, PA 19103

 

Approximate Date of Proposed Public Offering: As soon as practical after the effective date of this registration statement.

 

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

   
[X] immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b) of Rule 485
   
[_] on (date) pursuant to paragraph (b) of Rule 485
   
[_] 60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1) of Rule 485
   
[_] on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(1) of Rule 485
   
[  ] 75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485
   
[_] 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 (the “Securities Act”) and the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Registrant certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this Registration Statement under Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act and has duly caused this Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Ridgewood and State of New Jersey on this 19th day of October, 2012.

 

EGA EMERGING GLOBAL SHARES TRUST
 
By: /s/ Robert C. Holderith
Robert C. Holderith
President and Chairman

 

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

 

Signature Title    Date
     
/s/ Robert C. Holderith President/Chairman and Director of each Mauritius Subsidiary

 

October 19, 2012

Robert C. Holderith    
     
/s/ James J. Valenti Secretary/Trustee October 19, 2012
James J. Valenti    
     
/s/ Ron Safir* Trustee October 19, 2012
Ron Safir    
     
/s/ Jeffrey D. Haroldson * Trustee October 19, 2012
Jeffrey D. Haroldson    
     
/s/ Robert Willens* Trustee October 19, 2012
Robert Willens    

 

/s/ Thomas Carter*

 

Treasurer

 

October 19, 2012

Thomas Carter    
/s/ Anil Sharma *

 

Director of each Mauritius Subsidiary

 

October 19, 2012

Anil Sharma    
     
/s/ Shahed Hoolash* Director of each Mauritius Subsidiary October 19, 2012
Shahed Hoolash    
                       
* By: /s/ Robert C. Holderith_____
Robert C. Holderith
As Attorney-in-Fact for
Each of the persons indicated
(pursuant to powers of attorney)

 

 
  

EGA EMERGING GLOBAL SHARES TRUST

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XBRL Instance Document EX-101.INS
   
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document EX-101.SCH
   
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase EX-101.CAL
   
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase EX-101.DEF
   
XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase EX-101.LAB
   
XBRL Taxomomy Extension Presentation Linkbase EX-101.PRE