485BPOS 1 devoymutualfundsiii_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. 002-95928
File No. 811-04547

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 /X/
   
Pre-Effective Amendment No. _____ /   /
 
Post-Effective Amendment No.    61    /X/
 
and/or
   
REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940 /X/
 
       Amendment No.    61   
(Check appropriate box or boxes.)

VOYAGEUR MUTUAL FUNDS III
(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 18th day of September, 2013.

VOYAGEUR MUTUAL FUNDS III
 
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   September 18, 2013
Patrick P. Coyne (Principal Executive Officer) and Trustee
 
Thomas L. Bennett  * Trustee September 18, 2013
Thomas L. Bennett
 
Joseph W. Chow  * Trustee September 18, 2013
Joseph W. Chow
 
John A. Fry  * Trustee September 18, 2013
John A. Fry  
 
Anthony D. Knerr  * Trustee September 18, 2013
Anthony D. Knerr
 
Lucinda S. Landreth  * Trustee September 18, 2013
Lucinda S. Landreth
 
Frances A. Sevilla-Sacasa  * Trustee September 18, 2013
Frances A. Sevilla-Sacasa
 
Thomas K. Whitford  * Trustee September 18, 2013
Thomas K. Whitford
 
Janet L. Yeomans  * Trustee September 18, 2013
Janet L. Yeomans
 
J. Richard Zecher  * Trustee September 18, 2013
J. Richard Zecher
 
Richard Salus  * Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer September 18, 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)



INDEX TO EXHIBITS
(Voyageur Mutual Funds III 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