485BPOS 1 d415143d485bpos.htm GMO TRUST GMO Trust

File Nos. 002-98772

811-04347

AS FILED WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

ON OCTOBER 5, 2012

 

 

 

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. 165    x

and

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

  Amendment No. 207    x

 

 

GMO TRUST

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

40 Rowes Wharf, Boston, Massachusetts 02110

(Address of principal executive offices)

617-330-7500

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

 

with a copy to:

 

J.B. Kittredge, Esq.   Thomas R. Hiller, Esq.
GMO Trust   Ropes & Gray LLP
40 Rowes Wharf   Prudential Tower
Boston, Massachusetts 02110   800 Boylston Street
  Boston, Massachusetts 02199

(Name and address of agents for service)

 

 

It is proposed that this filing will become effective:

  x Immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b), or
  ¨ 60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1), or
  ¨ On             , pursuant to paragraph (b), or
  ¨ 75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485.

 

 

 

This filing relates only to GMO Risk Premium Fund.

 


GMO TRUST

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”) and the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the “1940 Act”), each as amended, the Registrant, GMO Trust, certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this Registration Statement under Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 165 under the Securities Act and Amendment No. 207 under the 1940 Act to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Boston and The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, on the 5th day of October, 2012.

 

GMO Trust
By:  

J.B. KITTREDGE*

  J.B. Kittredge
Title:   President; Chief Executive Officer;
  Principal Executive Officer

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 165 to GMO Trust’s Registration Statement under the Securities Act has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the date indicated.

 

Signatures

        

Title

 

Date

J.B. KITTREDGE*

      Trustee; President; Chief Executive Officer; Principal Executive Officer   October 5, 2012
J.B. Kittredge        

SHEPPARD N. BURNETT*

     

Treasurer; Chief Financial Officer;

Principal Financial and Accounting Officer

  October 5, 2012
Sheppard N. Burnett        

DONALD W. GLAZER*

      Trustee   October 5, 2012
Donald W. Glazer        

PETER TUFANO*

      Trustee   October 5, 2012
Peter Tufano        

PAUL BRAVERMAN*

      Trustee   October 5, 2012
Paul Braverman        

 

* By:  

/s/ Jason Harrison

  Jason Harrison
  Attorney-in-Fact**

 

** Pursuant to Powers of Attorney for each of Donald W. Glazer and Peter Tufano filed with the SEC as part of Post-Effective Amendment No. 138 to the Registration Statement under the 1933 Act and Amendment No. 173 to the Registration Statement under the 1940 Act on September 29, 2009, pursuant to Powers of Attorney for each of Sheppard N. Burnett and J.B. Kittredge (in his capacity as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Principal Executive Officer) filed with the SEC as part of Post-Effective Amendment No. 139 to the Registration Statement under the 1933 Act and Amendment No. 174 to the Registration Statement under the 1940 Act on October 30, 2009, and pursuant to Powers of Attorney for each of Paul Braverman and J.B. Kittredge (in his capacity as Trustee) filed with the SEC as part of Post-Effective Amendment No. 140 to the Registration Statement under the 1933 Act and Amendment No. 176 to the Registration Statement under the 1940 Act on April 30, 2010.

GMO TRUST RISK PREMIUM FUND XBRL FILING (OCTOBER 2012)

 

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EXHIBIT INDEX

GMO TRUST

 

Exhibit

Ref.

  

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

Other.

  

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   Certificate of Clerk of the Trust certifying resolution by the Board of Trustees of the Trust required pursuant to Rule 483 under the Securities Act of 1933.

 

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