485BPOS 1 emgf485bxbrl.htm EMERGING MARKETS GROWTH FUND

SEC File Nos. 333-74995

811-04692

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

 

Washington, D.C. 20549

____________________

 

FORM N-1A

Registration Statement

Under

the Securities Act of 1933

Post-Effective Amendment No. 21

 

And

 

Registration Statement

Under

the Investment Company Act of 1940

Amendment No. 52

 

____________________

 

 

EMERGING MARKETS GROWTH FUND, INC.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

11100 Santa Monica Blvd., 15th Floor

Los Angeles, California 90025

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

 

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including area code:

(310) 996-6000

____________________

 

Laurie D. Neat, Secretary

Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc.

333 South Hope Street, 55th Floor

Los Angeles, California 90071

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

____________________

 

Copies to:

Robert W. Helm, Esq.

Dechert LLP

1900 K Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20006

(Counsel for the Registrant)

 

Approximate date of proposed public offering:

It is proposed that this filing become effective immediately pursuant to paragraph (b) of Rule 485.

 

 

 
 

 

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, duly authorized, in the City of Los Angeles, and State of California on the 20th day of September, 2013.

 

 

 

  EMERGING MARKETS GROWTH FUND, INC.  
     
  By: Victor D. Kohn  
     
  /s/ Victor D. Kohn  
  Victor D. Kohn  
  President and Chief Executive Officer  

 

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this registration statement has been signed below on September 20, 2013 by the following persons in the capacities indicated.

 

 

 

Signature   Title
(1)  Principal Executive Officer:    
     
Victor D. Kohn    
     
     
/s/ Victor D. Kohn   President and
Victor D. Kohn   Chief Executive Officer
     
(2)  Principal Financial Officer and    
Principal Accounting Officer:    
     
Bryan K. Nielsen    
     
     
/s/ Bryan K. Nielsen    
Bryan K. Nielsen   Treasurer
     

 

 

(3) Directors:

 

  Paul N. Eckley* Director  
  Beverly L. Hamilton* Director  
  Raymond Kanner* Director  
 

/s/ Victor D. Kohn

(Victor D. Kohn)

Director  
  L. Erik Lundberg* Director  
  Helmut Mader* Director  

  Aje K. Saigal* Director  
  Shaw B. Wagener* Director  
  David H. Zellner* Director  
   

 

 

 

*By: /s/Laurie D. Neat  
 

(Laurie D. Neat, pursuant to a power of attorney filed herewith)

 

 

 

Counsel represents that the amendment does not contain disclosures that would make the amendment ineligible for effectiveness under the provisions of Rule 485(b).

 

 

  /s/ Walter R. Burkley  
  Walter R. Burkley  

 

 

 

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Paul N. Eckley, the undersigned director of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc., a Maryland corporation, do hereby constitute and appoint Shaw B. Wagener, Victor D. Kohn, Peter C. Kelly, Walter R. Burkley and Laurie D. Neat, each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc. on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EFFECTIVE this 7th day of March, 2013.

/s/ Paul N. Eckley

Paul N. Eckley

Director

 

 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Beverly L Hamilton, the undersigned director of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc., a Maryland corporation, do hereby constitute and appoint Shaw B. Wagener, Victor D. Kohn, Peter C. Kelly, Walter R. Burkley and Laurie D. Neat, each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc. on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EFFECTIVE this 7th day of March, 2013.

/s/ Beverly L. Hamilton

Beverly L. Hamilton

Director

 

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Raymond Kanner, the undersigned director of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc., a Maryland corporation, do hereby constitute and appoint Shaw B. Wagener, Victor D. Kohn, Peter C. Kelly, Walter R. Burkley and Laurie D. Neat, each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc. on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EFFECTIVE this 7th day of March, 2013.

/s/ Raymond Kanner

Raymond Kanner

Director

 

 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, L. Erik Lundberg, the undersigned director of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc., a Maryland corporation, do hereby constitute and appoint Shaw B. Wagener, Victor D. Kohn, Peter C. Kelly, Walter R. Burkley and Laurie D. Neat, each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc. on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EFFECTIVE this 7th day of March, 2013.

/s/ L. Erik Lundberg

L. Erik Lundberg

Director

 

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Helmut Mader, the undersigned director of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc., a Maryland corporation, do hereby constitute and appoint Shaw B. Wagener, Victor D. Kohn, Peter C. Kelly, Walter R. Burkley and Laurie D. Neat, each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc. on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EFFECTIVE this 7th day of March, 2013.

/s/ Helmut Mader

Helmut Mader

Director

 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Aje K. Saigal, the undersigned director of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc., a Maryland corporation, do hereby constitute and appoint Shaw B. Wagener, Victor D. Kohn, Peter C. Kelly, Walter R. Burkley and Laurie D. Neat, each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc. on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EFFECTIVE this 7th day of March, 2013.

/s/ Aje K. Saigal

Aje K. Saigal

Director

 

 
 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, Shaw B. Wagener, the undersigned director of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc., a Maryland corporation, do hereby constitute and appoint Victor D. Kohn, Peter C. Kelly, Walter R. Burkley and Laurie D. Neat, each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc. on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EFFECTIVE this 7th day of March, 2013.

/s/ Shaw B. Wagener

Shaw B. Wagener

Director

 

 

POWER OF ATTORNEY

 

I, David H. Zellner, the undersigned director of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc., a Maryland corporation, do hereby constitute and appoint Shaw B. Wagener, Victor D. Kohn, Peter C. Kelly, Walter R. Burkley and Laurie D. Neat, each of them singularly, my true and lawful attorneys-in fact, with full power of substitution, and with full power to each of them, to sign for me in my name in the appropriate capacities, all Registration Statements of Emerging Markets Growth Fund, Inc. on Form N-1A, any and all subsequent Amendments, or Post-Effective Amendments to said Registration Statement on Form N-1A or any successor thereto, and any supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and generally to do all such things in my name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorneys-in-fact deem necessary or appropriate, to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940 as amended, and all related requirements of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys-in-fact or their substitutes may do or cause to be done by virtue hereof.

 

EFFECTIVE this 20th day of June, 2013.

/s/ David H. Zellner

David H. Zellner

Director

 
 

Exhibit Index

 

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