485BPOS 1 d483701d485bpos.htm ADVANCED SERIES TRUST Advanced Series Trust

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 25, 2013

Securities Act Registration No. 033-24962

Investment Company Act Registration No. 811-05186

UNITED STATES

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. 114 (X)

and/or

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 116 (X)

Check appropriate box or boxes

ADVANCED SERIES TRUST

Exact name of registrant as specified in charter

Gateway Center Three, 4th floor

100 Mulberry Street

Newark, New Jersey 07102

Address of Principal Executive Offices including Zip Code

(973) 367-7521

Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code

Deborah A. Docs

Gateway Center Three, 4th floor

100 Mulberry Street, 4th Floor

Newark, NJ 07102

Name and Address of Agent for Service

It is proposed that this filing will become effective:

X immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)

     on (                    ) pursuant to paragraph (b)

     60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)

     on (                    ) 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 and the Investment Company Act, the Fund certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement under Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of Newark, and State of New Jersey, on the 25th day of February, 2013.

 

ADVANCED SERIES TRUST

/s/ Robert F. O’Donnell

*Robert F. O’Donnell

President

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 date indicated.

 

Signature

    

Title

  

Date

Robert F. O’Donnell*

     Trustee and President, Principal Executive Officer   
Robert F. O’Donnell        

Susan D. Austin*

     Trustee   
Susan D. Austin        

Sherry S. Barrat*

     Trustee   
Sherry S. Barrat        

Kay Ryan Booth*

     Trustee   
Kay Ryan Booth        

Timothy Cronin*

     Trustee   
Timothy Cronin        

Delayne Dedrick Gold*

     Trustee   
Delayne Dedrick Gold        

Robert F. Gunia*

     Trustee   
Robert F. Gunia        

W. Scott McDonald, Jr.*

     Trustee   
W. Scott McDonald, Jr.        

Thomas T. Mooney *

     Trustee   
Thomas T. Mooney        

Thomas M. O’Brien*

     Trustee   
Thomas M. O’Brien        

F. Don Schwartz*

     Trustee   
F. Don Schwartz        

Grace C. Torres*

     Treasurer, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer   
Grace C. Torres        
*By:  

/s/ Amanda Ryan

     Attorney-in-Fact    February 25, 2013
Amanda Ryan        


POWER OF ATTORNEY

The undersigned Directors, Trustees and Officers of the Advanced Series Trust, The Prudential Series Fund and Prudential’s Gibraltar Fund, Inc. (collectively, the “Funds”), hereby constitute, appoint and authorize each of, Andrew French, Claudia DiGiacomo, Deborah A. Docs, Katherine P. Feld, Raymond O’Hara, Amanda Ryan and Jonathan D. Shain (with full power of each of them to act alone), as true and lawful agents and attorneys-in-fact, to sign, execute and deliver on his or her behalf in his or her capacity as a Director, Trustee and/or Officer of the Funds, as appropriate, any Registration Statements of the Funds, any and all amendments thereto (including pre- and post-effective amendments), any and all supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, and any and all other required filings, including Form N-PX, as appropriate, to file the same, with all exhibits thereto, with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), and generally to do all such things in his or her name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorney-in-fact deems necessary or appropriate to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Investment Company Act of 1940, and all related requirements of the SEC. The Registration Statements of the Funds include, but are not limited to: Reg. Nos. 033-24962 and 811-05186; Reg. Nos. 002-80896 and 811-03623; and Reg. Nos. 002-32685 and 811-01660. The undersigned do hereby give to said agents and attorneys-in-fact full power and authority to act in these premises, including, but not limited to, the power to appoint a substitute or substitutes to act hereunder with the same power and authority as said agents and attorneys-in-fact would have if personally acting. The undersigned do hereby approve, ratify and confirm all that said agents and attorneys-in-fact, or any substitute or substitutes, may do by virtue hereof.

 

/s/ Timothy S. Cronin

Timothy S. Cronin

/s/ Susan Davenport Austin

Susan Davenport Austin

/s/ Kay Ryan Booth

Kay Ryan Booth

/s/ Delayne Dedrick Gold

Delayne Dedrick Gold

/s/ Robert F. Gunia

Robert F. Gunia

/s/ W. Scott McDonald, Jr.

W. Scott McDonald, Jr.

/s/ Thomas T. Mooney

Thomas T. Mooney

/s/ Thomas M. O’Brien

Thomas M. O’Brien

/s/ Sherry S. Barrat

Sherry S. Barrat

/s/ Grace C. Torres

Grace C. Torres

/s/ Robert F. O’Donnell

Robert F. O’Donnell
Dated: January 28, 2013


POWER OF ATTORNEY

The undersigned Directors, Trustees and Officers of the Advanced Series Trust, The Prudential Series Fund and Prudential’s Gibraltar Fund, Inc. (collectively, the “Funds”), hereby constitute, appoint and authorize each of, Andrew French, Claudia DiGiacomo, Deborah A. Docs, Katherine P. Feld, Raymond O’Hara, Amanda Ryan and Jonathan D. Shain, as true and lawful agents and attorneys-in-fact, to sign, execute and deliver on his or her behalf in the appropriate capacities indicated, any Registration Statements of the Funds on the appropriate forms, any and all amendments thereto (including pre- and post-effective amendments), and any and all supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, including Form N-PX, Forms 3, 4 and 5, as appropriate, to file the same, with all exhibits thereto, with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and the securities regulators of appropriate states and territories, and generally to do all such things in his or her name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorney-in-fact deems necessary or appropriate to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933, section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Investment Company Act of 1940, all related requirements of the SEC and all requirements of appropriate states and territories. The undersigned do hereby give to said agents and attorneys-in-fact full power and authority to act in these premises, including, but not limited to, the power to appoint a substitute or substitutes to act hereunder with the same power and authority as said agents and attorneys-in-fact would have if personally acting. The undersigned do hereby approve, ratify and confirm all that said agents and attorneys-in-fact, or any substitute or substitutes, may do by virtue hereof.

 

/s/ F. Don Schwartz

F. Don Schwartz
Dated: June 14, 2012


Exhibit Index

 

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Description

 

    
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