485BPOS 1 d416856d485bpos.htm BLACKROCK MUNICIPAL SERIES TRUST BLACKROCK MUNICIPAL SERIES TRUST

As filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on October 11, 2012

Securities Act File No. 33-08058

Investment Company Act File No. 811-04802

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

   THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933    x
   Pre-Effective Amendment No.    ¨
   Post-Effective Amendment No. 35    x
   and/or   
   REGISTRATION STATEMENT   
   UNDER   
   THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940    x

Amendment No. 36

(Check appropriate box or boxes)

 

 

BlackRock Intermediate Municipal Fund of BlackRock Municipal Series Trust

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

100 Bellevue Parkway

Wilmington, Delaware 19809

(Address of Principal Executive Office)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code (800) 441-7762

John M. Perlowski

BlackRock Intermediate Municipal Fund of BlackRock Municipal Series Trust

55 East 52nd Street, New York, New York 10055

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

 

Copies to:

 

Counsel for the Fund:

Margery K. Neale, Esq.

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

787 Seventh Avenue

New York, New York 10019-6099

 

Benjamin Archibald, Esq.

BlackRock Advisors, LLC

55 East 52nd Street

New York, New York 10055

 

 

Continuous

(Approximate Date of Proposed Offering)

 

 

It is proposed that this filing will become effective:

  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.

 

Title of Securities Being Registered: Shares of Beneficial Interest, par value $.10 per share.

 

 

 


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 requirements for effectiveness of this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement pursuant to Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act and has duly caused this Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of New York, and State of New York, on the 11th day of October, 2012.

 

BLACKROCK MUNICIPAL SERIES TRUST

(REGISTRANT)

on behalf of BlackRock Intermediate

Municipal Fund

By:  

/s/ John Perlowski

 

(John Perlowski,

Chief Executive Officer)

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

 

Signature

  

Title

  

Date

/s/ John Perlowski

(John Perlowski)

   Chief Executive Officer (Principal Executive Officer)    October 11, 2012

/s/ Neal Andrews

(Neal J. Andrews)

   Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)    October 11, 2012

JAMES H. BODURTHA*

(James H. Bodurtha)

   Trustee    October 11, 2012

BRUCE R. BOND*

(Bruce R. Bond)

   Trustee    October 11, 2012

DONALD W. BURTON*

(Donald W. Burton)

   Trustee    October 11, 2012

STUART E. EIZENSTAT*

(Stuart E. Eizenstat)

   Trustee    October 11, 2012

KENNETH A. FROOT*

(Kenneth A. Froot)

   Trustee    October 11, 2012

ROBERT M. HERNANDEZ*

(Robert M. Hernandez)

   Trustee    October 11, 2012

JOHN F. O’BRIEN*

(John F. O’Brien)

   Trustee    October 11, 2012

ROBERTA COOPER RAMO*

(Roberta Cooper Ramo)

   Trustee    October 11, 2012

DAVID H. WALSH*

(David H. Walsh)

   Trustee    October 11, 2012


FRED G. WEISS*

(Fred G. Weiss)

   Trustee    October 11, 2012

PAUL L. AUDET*

(Paul L. Audet)

   Trustee and President    October 11, 2012

LAURENCE D. FINK*

(Laurence D. Fink)

   Trustee    October 11, 2012

HENRY GABBAY*

(Henry Gabbay)

   Trustee    October 11, 2012

 

*By:   

/s/ Benjamin Archibald

      October 11, 2012
   Benjamin Archibald (Attorney-In-Fact)      


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Index No.

  

Description 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