485BPOS 1 degrpequityfundsii_485bpos.htm POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT FILED PURSUANT TO SECURITIES ACT RULE 485(B)
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
 
FORM N-1A
 
File No. 002-13017
File No. 811-00750
     
REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 /X/
     
       Pre-Effective Amendment No. ______ /  /
     
       Post-Effective Amendment No.     139    /X/  
     
and/or
   
REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940 /X/
   
       Amendment No.    139    

(Check appropriate box or boxes.)
 
DELAWARE GROUP EQUITY FUNDS II
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
 
  2005 Market Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103-7094
  (Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code: (800) 523-1918

David F. Connor, Esq., 2005 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-7094
(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

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 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 of 1933 and has duly caused this Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Philadelphia and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on this 16th day of April, 2013.

DELAWARE GROUP EQUITY FUNDS II  
   
By: /s/ Patrick P. Coyne  
  Patrick P. Coyne  
  Chairman/President/Chief Executive Officer

     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 dates indicated:

Signature               Title       Date
/s/ Patrick P. Coyne       Chairman/President/Chief Executive Officer   April 16, 2013
Patrick P. Coyne       (Principal Executive Officer) and Trustee    
             
Thomas L. Bennett   *   Trustee   April 16, 2013
Thomas L. Bennett            
             
Joseph W. Chow * Trustee April 16, 2013
Joseph W. Chow
 
John A. Fry   *   Trustee   April 16, 2013
John A. Fry            
             
Anthony D. Knerr   *   Trustee   April 16, 2013
Anthony D. Knerr            
             
Lucinda S. Landreth   *   Trustee   April 16, 2013
Lucinda S. Landreth            
             
Frances A. Sevilla-Sacasa   *   Trustee   April 16, 2013
Frances A. Sevilla-Sacasa            
             
Thomas K. Whitford * Trustee April 16, 2013
Thomas K. Whitford
 
Janet L. Yeomans   *   Trustee   April 16, 2013
Janet L. Yeomans            
             
J. Richard Zecher   *   Trustee   April 16, 2013
J. Richard Zecher            
             
Richard Salus   *   Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer   April 16, 2013
Richard Salus       (Principal Financial Officer)    

*By:       /s/ Patrick P. Coyne        
Patrick P. Coyne
as Attorney-in-Fact for each of the persons indicated
(Pursuant to Powers of Attorney previously filed)

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INDEX TO EXHIBITS
(Delaware Group® Equity Funds II N-1A)

Exhibit No.         Exhibit  
EX-1-101.INS XBRL Instance Document
   
EX-1-101.SCH XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
   
EX-1-101.DEF XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase
 
EX-1-101.LAB XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase
 
EX-1-101.PRE XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase