485BPOS 1 dgequityfundsiv_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. 033-00442
File No. 811-04413
 
 
REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 /X/
         
  Pre-Effective Amendment No. _______ /   /
     
  Post-Effective Amendment No.        49       /X/
     
     and/or
   
REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940 /X/
     
  Amendment No.        49        

(Check appropriate box or boxes.)
 
DELAWARE GROUP EQUITY FUNDS IV
(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 19th day of February, 2013.

DELAWARE GROUP EQUITY FUNDS IV
 
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   February 19, 2013
Patrick P. Coyne   (Principal Executive Officer) and Trustee  
   
Thomas L. Bennett *   Trustee   February 19, 2013
Thomas L. Bennett  
   
Joseph W. Chow *   Trustee   February 19, 2013
Joseph W. Chow  
   
John A. Fry *   Trustee   February 19, 2013
John A. Fry  
   
Anthony D. Knerr *   Trustee   February 19, 2013
Anthony D. Knerr  
   
Lucinda S. Landreth *   Trustee   February 19, 2013
Lucinda S. Landreth  
   
Frances A. Sevilla-Sacasa                                   *          Trustee   February 19, 2013
Frances A. Sevilla-Sacasa  
   
Thomas K. Whitford *   Trustee   February 19, 2013
Thomas K. Whitford  
   
Janet L. Yeomans *   Trustee   February 19, 2013
Janet L. Yeomans  
   
J. Richard Zecher *   Trustee   February 19, 2013
J. Richard Zecher  
   
Richard Salus *   Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer   February 19, 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
(Delaware Group® Equity Funds IV 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