485BPOS 1 d459962d485bpos.htm PUTNAM HIGH YIELD TRUST Putnam High Yield Trust

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 14, 2013

Registration No. 2-60492

811-02796

 

 

 

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. 43   x

and

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940   x
Amendment No. 40   x

(Check appropriate box or boxes)

 

 

PUTNAM HIGH YIELD TRUST

(Exact name of registrant as specified in charter)

 

 

 

One Post Office Square, Boston, Massachusetts 02109

(Address of principal executive offices)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code

(617) 292-1000

 

 

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

 

  ¨ immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)
  x on December 30, 2012 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.

 

 

ROBERT T. BURNS, Vice President

PUTNAM HIGH YIELD TRUST

One Post Office Square

Boston, Massachusetts 02109

(Name and address of agent for service)

 

 

Copy to:

JOHN W. GERSTMAYR, Esquire

ROPES & GRAY LLP

Prudential Tower

800 Boylston Street

Boston, Massachusetts 02199

 

 

 


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 of the requirements for effectiveness of this registration statement under rule 485(b) of the securities Act of 1933, and has duly caused this Amendment to its Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of Boston, and The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, on the 14th day of January, 2013.

 

Putnam High Yield Trust
By:   /s/ Jonathan S. Horwitz, Executive Vice President, Principal Executive Officer and Compliance Liaison

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Amendment to the Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated:

 

Signature    Title
Jameson A. Baxter    Chair, Board of Trustees
Robert L. Reynolds    President and Trustee
Jonathan S. Horwitz    Executive Vice President, Principal Executive Officer and Compliance Liaison
Steven D. Krichmar    Vice President and Principal Financial Officer
Janet C. Smith    Vice President, Principal Accounting Officer and Assistant Treasurer
Liaquat Ahamed    Trustee
Ravi Akhoury    Trustee
Barbara M. Baumann    Trustee
Charles B. Curtis    Trustee
Robert J. Darretta    Trustee
Katinka Domotorffy    Trustee
John A. Hill    Trustee
Paul L. Joskow    Trustee
Elizabeth T. Kennan    Trustee
Kenneth R. Leibler    Trustee
Robert E. Patterson    Trustee
George Putnam, III    Trustee


W. Thomas Stephens    Trustee

 

By: /s/ Jonathan S. Horwitz, as Attorney-in-Fact
January 14, 2013