485BPOS 1 d475459d485bpos.htm BLACKROCK FLEXIBLE EQUITY FUND BlackRock Flexible Equity Fund

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 15, 2013

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. 276      x   
   and/or   
  

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

  
   THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940      x   
   Amendment No. 278      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:

Frank P. Bruno, 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 Post-Effective Amendment to its Registration Statement pursuant to 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 February 15, 2013.

 

BLACKROCK FUNDSSM ON BEHALF OF BLACKROCK FLEXIBLE EQUITY 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 by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

 

    

Signature

    

Title

 

Date

 

/s/ John M. Perlowski

    

President and Chief Executive Officer

(Principal Executive Officer)

  February 15, 2013
  John M. Perlowski       
 

/s/ Neal J. Andrews

    

Chief Financial Officer (Principal

Financial and Accounting Officer)

  February 15, 2013
  Neal J. Andrews       
 

DAVID O. BEIM*

     Trustee  
  David O. Beim       
 

RONALD W. FORBES*

     Trustee  
  Ronald W. Forbes       
 

DR. MATINA S. HORNER*

     Trustee  
  Dr. Matina S. Horner       
 

RODNEY D. JOHNSON*

     Trustee  
  Rodney D. Johnson       
 

HERBERT I. LONDON*

     Trustee  
  Herbert I. London       
 

IAN A. MACKINNON*

     Trustee  
  Ian A. MacKinnon       
 

CYNTHIA A. MONTGOMERY*

     Trustee  
  Cynthia A. Montgomery       
 

JOSEPH P. PLATT*

     Trustee  
  Joseph P. Platt       
 

ROBERT C. ROBB, JR.*

     Trustee  
  Robert C. Robb, Jr.       


 

TOBY ROSENBLATT*

     Trustee  
  Toby Rosenblatt       
 

KENNETH L. URISH*

     Trustee  
  Kenneth L. Urish       
 

FREDERICK W. WINTER*

     Trustee  
  Frederick W. Winter       
 

PAUL L. AUDET*

     Trustee  
  Paul L. Audet       
 

HENRY GABBAY*

     Trustee  
  Henry Gabbay       
*By:  

/s/ Benjamin Archibald

       February 15, 2013
  Benjamin Archibald (Attorney-In-Fact)       


BlackRock Flexible Equity Fund Subsidiary, Ltd. has duly caused this Registration Statement of BlackRock FundsSM, on behalf of BlackRock Flexible Equity Fund, with respect only to information that specifically relates to BlackRock Flexible Equity Fund Subsidiary, Ltd., to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of New York, and State of New York, on February 15, 2013.

 

BLACKROCK FLEXIBLE EQUITY FUND
  SUBSIDIARY, LTD.
By:  

/s/ Paul L. Audet

  (Paul L. Audet, Director)

This Registration Statement of BlackRock FundsSM, on behalf of BlackRock Flexible Equity Fund, with respect only to information that specifically relates to BlackRock Flexible Equity Fund Subsidiary, Ltd., has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities on the dates indicated:

 

Signature

  

Title

 

Date

/s/ Paul L. Audet

  

Director,

BlackRock Flexible Equity Fund Subsidiary, Ltd.

  February 15, 2013
Paul L. Audet     

/s/ Henry Gabbay

  

Director,

BlackRock Flexible Equity Fund Subsidiary, Ltd.

  February 15, 2013
Henry Gabbay     


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

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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