485BPOS 1 d620856d485bpos.htm FLEXSHARES TRUST Flexshares Trust

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 22, 2013

Securities Act of 1933 File No. 333-173967

Investment Company Act of 1940 File No. 811-22555

 

 

 

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. 41   x

and/or

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940   x
Amendment No. 43   x

(Check Appropriate Box or Boxes)

 

 

FLEXSHARES TRUST

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

50 South LaSalle Street

Chicago, Illinois 60603

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

800-595-9111

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code)

 

 

 

Name and Address of Agent for Service:   with a copy to:
Diana E. McCarthy, Esq.   Peter K. Ewing
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP   Craig R. Carberry, Esq.
One Logan Square, Ste. 2000   Northern Trust Investments, Inc.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-6996   50 South LaSalle Street
  Chicago, Illinois 60603

 

 

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

 

  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, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Registrant certifies that it meets all the requirements for effectiveness of this Post-Effective Amendment No. 41 pursuant to Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 41 to its Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Chicago and State of Illinois on the 22nd day of November, 2013.

 

FLEXSHARES TRUST

By:

 

/s/ Shundrawn A. Thomas

 

Shundrawn A. Thomas

 

Trustee and President

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 41 to Registrant’s Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the date indicated.

 

Name

  

Title

 

Date

* Sarah N. Garvey

   Trustee   November 22, 2013
Sarah N. Garvey     

* Philip G. Hubbard

   Trustee   November 22, 2013
Philip G. Hubbard     

* Eric T. McKissack

   Trustee   November 22, 2013
Eric T. McKissack     

/s/ Shundrawn A. Thomas

   Trustee and President   November 22, 2013
Shundrawn A. Thomas    (Principal Executive Officer)  

/s/ Randal Rein

   Treasurer   November 22, 2013
Randal Rein    (Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer)  

 

*By:  

/s/ Diana E. McCarthy

  Diana E. McCarthy

Attorney-In-Fact, pursuant to power of attorney


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