485BPOS 1 d489398d485bpos.htm FORM 485BPOS XBRL Form 485BPOS XBRL

Filed Pursuant to Rule 485(b)

Registration No. 2-71299

811-3153

 

 

 

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. 191   x

and

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

  THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940    x     
  Amendment No. 197    x     

 

 

RUSSELL INVESTMENT COMPANY

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

1301 Second Avenue, 18th Floor, Seattle, Washington 98101

(Address of Principal Executive Office) (ZIP Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including area code: 206/505-7877

 

 

 

Mary Beth Rhoden, Associate General Counsel

Russell Investment Company

1301 Second Avenue, 18th Floor

Seattle, Washington 98101

206-505-4846

 

John V. O’Hanlon, Esq.

Dechert LLP

200 Clarendon Street, 27th Floor

Boston, Massachusetts 02116

617-728-7100

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

 

Approximate date of commencement of proposed public offering: As soon as practical after the effective date of the Registration Statement.

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

  x immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)
  ¨ 60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
  ¨ on                     , 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, Russell Investment Company, certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this Registration Statement pursuant to Rule 485(b) of the Securities Act of 1933. The Registrant has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 191 to its Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereto duly authorized, in the City of Seattle, and State of Washington, on this 22nd day of March, 2013.

 

RUSSELL INVESTMENT COMPANY

                         Registrant

By:

 

                             *

  Sandra Cavanaugh, President

 

/s/ Jessica Gates

* By Jessica Gates
Attorney-in-fact

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities indicated on March 22, 2013.

 

Signatures

      

Signatures

                             *

   

                             *

Sandra Cavanaugh, Trustee, President and     Mark E. Swanson, Treasurer, in his
Chief Executive Officer     capacity as Chief Accounting Officer

                             *

   

                             *

Thaddas L. Alston, Trustee     Kristianne Blake, Trustee

                             *

   

                             *

Cheryl Burgermeister, Trustee     Daniel P. Connealy, Trustee

                             *

   

                             *

Jonathan Fine, Trustee     Raymond P. Tennison, Jr., Trustee

                             *

   

                             *

Jack R. Thompson, Trustee     Julie W. Weston, Trustee

 

/s/ Jessica Gates

*By Jessica Gates
Attorney-in-fact

 

* Executed pursuant to powers of attorney filed with Post-Effective Amendment No. 186 to Registration Statement Nos. 2-71299 and 811-3153.


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit Index

  

Description of Exhibit

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