485BPOS 1 a12-27266_21485bpos.htm 485BPOS

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 21, 2013

 

Securities Act File No. 33-4959

Investment Company Act File No. 811-1355

 

 

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.

 

o

 

     Post-Effective Amendment No. 74

 

x

 

     and/or

 

 

 

 

 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

 

x

 

     Amendment No. 76

 

x

 

(Check appropriate box or boxes)

 

THE ALGER FUNDS

(a Massachusetts business trust)

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

360 Park Avenue South, New York, New York

 

10010

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code: 212-806-8800

 

Hal Liebes

Fred Alger Management, Inc.

360 Park Avenue South,

New York, NY 10010

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

copy to:

Gary L. Granik, Esq.

Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

180 Maiden Lane

New York, New York 10038-4982

 

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

 

x       immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)

 

o        on (date) pursuant to paragraph (b)

 

o        60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)

 

o        on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)

 

o        75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)

 

o        on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485

 

If appropriate, check the following box:

 

o        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, as amended, the Registrant hereby certifies that it meets all the requirements for effectiveness of this registration statement under Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized, in the City of  New York and State of New York on the 21st of March, 2013.

 

 

 

THE ALGER FUNDS

 

 

 

 

 

By: /s/ Hal Liebes

 

 

Hal Liebes

 

President

 

 

 

 

ATTEST: /s/

Lisa A. Moss

 

 

 

Lisa A. Moss, Assistant Secretary

 

 

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

 

SIGNATURE

 

TITLE

 

DATE

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Hal Liebes

 

 

President

 

March 21, 2013

Hal Liebes

 

 

(Principal Executive Officer)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Michael D. Martins

 

 

Treasurer

 

March 21, 2013

Michael D. Martins

 

 

(Chief Financial Officer)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

Trustee

 

March 21, 2013

Charles F. Baird, Jr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

Trustee

 

March 21, 2013

Roger P. Cheever

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

Trustee

 

March 21, 2013

Lester L. Colbert, Jr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

Trustee

 

March 21, 2013

Hilary M. Alger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

Trustee

 

March 21, 2013

Nathan E. Saint-Amand

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

Trustee

 

March 21, 2013

Stephen E. O’Neil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*

 

 

Trustee

 

March 21, 2013

David Rosenberg

 

 

 

 

 

 


*By: /s/ Hal Liebes

 

 

 

 

 

 Hal Liebes

 

 

 

 

 

 Attorney-In-Fact

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Index No.

 

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