485BPOS 1 d379891d485bpos.htm BLACKROCK FUNDS BLACKROCK REAL ESTATE SECURITIES FUND BLACKROCK FUNDS BLACKROCK REAL ESTATE SECURITIES FUND

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

Securities Act File No. 33-26305

Investment Company Act File No. 811-05742

 

 

 

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. 238    x
  and/or   
  REGISTRATION STATEMENT   
  UNDER   
  THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940    x
  Amendment No. 240    x
  (Check appropriate box or boxes)   

 

 

BLACKROCK FUNDSSM

(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 FundsSM

55 East 52nd Street

New York, New York 10055

United States of America

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

 

Copies to:

John A. MacKinnon, Esq.   Benjamin Archibald, Esq.
Sidley Austin LLP   BlackRock Advisors, LLC
787 Seventh Avenue   55 East 52nd Street
New York, New York 10019-6018   New York, New York 10055

 

 

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.

Title of Securities Being Registered: Shares of beneficial interest, par value $.001 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 the requirements for effectiveness of this Registration Statement under Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment to its Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of New York, and the State of New York, on the 11th day of October, 2012.

 

BLACKROCK FUNDSSM, on behalf of BlackRock Real Estate Securities Fund
(Registrant)
By:  

/s/ JOHN M. PERLOWSKI

  John M. Perlowski
  President and Chief Executive Officer

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

 

Signature

  

Title

 

Date

/s/    JOHN M. PERLOWSKI

John M. Perlowski

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

/s/    NEAL J. ANDREWS

Neal J. Andrews

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

DAVID O. BEIM*

David O. Beim

   Trustee  

RONALD W. FORBES*

Ronald W. Forbes

   Trustee  

DR. MATINA S. HORNER*

Dr. Matina S. Horner

   Trustee  

RODNEY D. JOHNSON*

Rodney D. Johnson

   Trustee  

HERBERT I. LONDON*

Herbert I. London

   Trustee  

IAN A. MACKINNON*

Ian A. MacKinnon

   Trustee  

CYNTHIA A. MONTGOMERY*

Cynthia A. Montgomery

   Trustee  

JOSEPH P. PLATT*

Joseph P. Platt

   Trustee  

ROBERT C. ROBB, JR.*

Robert C. Robb, Jr.

   Trustee  

TOBY ROSENBLATT*

Toby Rosenblatt

   Trustee  

KENNETH L. URISH*

Kenneth L. Urish

   Trustee  

FREDERICK W. WINTER*

Frederick W. Winter

   Trustee  

PAUL L. AUDET*

Paul L. Audet

   Trustee  

HENRY GABBAY*

Henry Gabbay

   Trustee  

*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