485BPOS 1 filing565.htm PRIMARY DOCUMENT

 

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 3, 2012.

 

File Nos.

002-30203

811-01608

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM N-1A

 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

 

Pre-Effective Amendment No.  

 

Post-Effective Amendment No. 57 (X) 

 

and/or

 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

 

Amendment No. 41 (X) 

 

FRANKLIN HIGH INCOME TRUST

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

ONE FRANKLIN PARKWAY, SAN MATEO, CA 94403-1906

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code (650) 312-2000

 

craig s. tyle, ONE FRANKLIN PARKWAY, SAN MATEO, CA 94403-1906

(Name and Address of Agent for Service of Process)

 

Approximate Date of Proposed Public Offering:

 

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 pursuant to 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 San Mateo and the State of California, on the 2nd day of October, 2012.

 

FRANKLIN HIGH INCOME TRUST

 (Registrant) 

 

By /s/ Karen L. Skidmore

 Karen L. Skidmore

 Vice President and Secretary

 

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:

 

Christopher J. Molumphy

Christopher J. Molumphy

 

President Chief Executive Officer – Investment Management

Dated: October 2, 2012

 

 

Laura F. Fergerson*

Laura F. Fergerson

Chief Executive Officer – Finance and Administration

Dated: October 2, 2012

 

 

Gaston Gardey*

Gaston Gardey

 

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer

Dated: October 2, 2012

Harris J. Ashton*

Trustee

Harris J. Ashton

Dated: October 2, 2012

 

 

Sam Ginn*

Sam Ginn

Trustee

Dated: October 2, 2012

 

 

Edith E. Holiday

Trustee

Edith E. Holiday

Dated: October 2, 2012

 

 

Charles B. Johnson*

Trustee

Charles B. Johnson

Dated: October 2, 2012

 

 

Rupert H. Johnson, Jr.*

Trustee

Rupert H. Johnson, Jr.

Dated: October 2, 2012

 

 

J. Michael Luttig*

J. Michael Luttig

Trustee

Dated: October 2, 2012

 

 

Frank A. Olson*

Frank A. Olson

Trustee

Dated: October 2, 2012

 

 

Larry D. Thompson*

Larry D. Thompson

Trustee

Dated: October 2, 2012

 

 

John B. Wilson*

Trustee

John B. Wilson

Dated: October 2, 2012

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

*By:  /s/ Karen L. Skidmore

      Karen L. Skidmore, Attorney-in-Fact

(Pursuant to Power of Attorney previously filed)

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

 

 

Index No.

Description of Exhibit

 

 

EX-101.INS

XBRL Instance Document

 

 

EX-101.SCH

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document

 

 

EX-101.DEF

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase

 

 

EX-101.LAB

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase

 

 

EX-101.PRE

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase