485BPOS 1 d457867d485bpos.htm METROPOLITAN SERIES FUND Metropolitan Series Fund

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 11, 2013

Registration Nos. 2-80751

811-3618

 

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

Form N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

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Post-Effective Amendment No. 65

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and/or

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

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Amendment No. 67

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(Check appropriate box or boxes)

 

 

Metropolitan Series Fund

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

501 Boylston Street

Boston, Massachusetts    02116

(Address of Principal Executive Office) (Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code: 617-578-4036    

 

 

MICHAEL LAWLOR, ESQ.

MetLife Advisers, LLC

501 Boylston Street

Boston, MA 02116

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

Copy to:

DAVID C. MAHAFFEY, ESQ.

Sullivan & Worcester LLP

1666 K St., N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20006

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

x  immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b) of Rule 485.

¨  on (date) pursuant to paragraph (b) of Rule 485.

¨  60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1) of Rule 485.

¨  on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(1) of Rule 485.

¨  75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485.

¨  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, as amended, the Registrant, METROPOLITAN SERIES FUND, certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this Registration Statement under Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 65 to the 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 11th day of January, 2013.

 

METROPOLITAN SERIES FUND
(Registrant)

By:

 

/s/    ELIZABETH M. FORGET

  Elizabeth M. Forget
  President

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 65 to the Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

 

Signature

  

Date

/s/    ELIZABETH M. FORGET

Elizabeth M. Forget

Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer, President and Trustee

   January 11, 2013

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Linda Strumpf

Trustee

  

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Nancy Hawthorne

Trustee

  

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Dawn M. Vroegop

Trustee

  

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Keith M. Schappert

Trustee

  

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Stephen M. Alderman

Trustee

  

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Robert J. Boulware

Trustee

  

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Daniel A. Doyle

Trustee

  

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Susan C. Gause

Trustee

  

/s/    PETER H. DUFFY        

Peter H. Duffy

Treasurer (Principal Financial and

Accounting Officer)

  

January 11, 2013

*BY:      /S/     DAVID C. MAHAFFEY        

            David C. Mahaffey

        Attorney-in-Fact

   January 11, 2013

 


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit No.

  

Title 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