485BPOS 1 d476139d485bpos.htm ASHMORE FUNDS Ashmore Funds

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 20, 2013

Securities Act File No. 333-169226

Investment Company Act File No. 811-22468

 

 

 

 

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. 13   x  
  and/or    
 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

   
  THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940   x  
  Amendment No. 16   x  

 

 

ASHMORE FUNDS

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

c/o Ashmore Investment Management Limited

61 Aldwych

London WC2B 4AE

England

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code: 011-44-20-3077-6000

Corporation Service Company

84 State Street

Boston, MA 02109

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

 

Copies to:

 

Alexandra Autrey

c/o Ashmore Investment Management Limited

61 Aldwych

London WC2B 4AE, England

 

David C. Sullivan, Esq.

Ropes & Gray LLP

Prudential Tower
800 Boylston Street

Boston, Massachusetts 02199-3600

Approximate date of proposed public offering: As soon as practicable after the effective date of this registration statement.

It is proposed that this filing will become effective:

[×] 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.

This post-effective amendment is being filed in connection with the annual update of the registration statement of all existing series and their respective classes of shares of Ashmore Funds (the “Trust”). The previously filed information relating to the series and classes of shares included in this post-effective amendment is hereby amended or superseded.

Pursuant to the provisions of Rule 24f-2 under the Investment Company Act of 1940, Registrant has registered an indefinite number of its shares of common stock under the Securities Act of 1933. In reliance upon Rule 24f-2, no filing fee is being paid at this time.


NOTICE

A copy of the Agreement and Declaration of Trust of the registrant (the “Trust”), together with all amendments thereto, is on file with the Secretary of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and notice is hereby given that this instrument is executed on behalf of the Trust by an officer of the Trust as an officer and not individually and that the obligations of or arising out of this instrument are not binding upon any of the Trustees or officers of the Trust or shareholders of any series of the Trust individually but are binding only upon the assets and property of the Trust or the respective series.

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 “1940 Act”), the Registrant certifies that it has met all the requirements for effectiveness of this Post-Effective Amendment No. 13 (the “Amendment”) to its Registration Statement pursuant to Rule 485(b) of the Securities Act and has duly caused this Amendment to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of New York and the State of New York on the 20th day of March, 2013.

 

By:

 

/s/ George Grunebaum        

Name:

  George Grunebaum            

Title:

  President and Chief Executive Officer

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act, this Registration Statement has been signed on March 20, 2013 by the following persons in the capacities indicated:

 

Signature

  

Title

 

Date

/s/ George Grunebaum

   Trustee, President & Chief Executive Officer   March 20, 2013
        George Grunebaum     

/s/ Chris Tsutsui

   Treasurer and Principal Financial and Accounting Officer   March 20, 2013
       Chris Tsutsui     

Yeelong Balladon*

   Trustee  
Yellong Balladon     

George Gorman*

   Trustee  
George Gorman     

Michael Chamberlin*

   Trustee  
Michael Chamberlin     

Martin Tully*

   Trustee  
Martin Tully     

 

   

*By:

  

/s/ Chris Tsutsui

      

  Chris Tsutsui

  Attorney-In-Fact

   

Date: March 20, 2013


Ashmore Funds

Exhibit Index

 

Exhibit  

Exhibit Description

 

   
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