485BPOS 1 d472692d485bpos.htm GABELLI EQUITY SERIES FUNDS INC Gabelli Equity Series Funds Inc

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 12, 2013

Securities Act File No. 33-41913

Investment Company Act File No. 811-06367

 

 

 

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. 34    x
  and/or   
  REGISTRATION STATEMENT   
  UNDER   
  THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940    x
  Amendment No. 35    x

 

 

GABELLI EQUITY SERIES FUNDS, INC

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

One Corporate Center, Rye, New York 10580-1422

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code: 1- 800-422-3554

Bruce N. Alpert

Gabelli Funds, LLC

One Corporate Center,

Rye, New York 10580-1422

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

 

Copies to:

Sonia K. Kothari, Esq.   Richard T. Prins, Esq.
Gabelli Equity Series Funds, Inc.   Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
One Corporate Center   Four Times Square
Rye, New York 10580-1422   New York, New York 10036

 

 

It is proposed that this filing will become effective:

 

  x immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b); or
  ¨ on [                    ] pursuant to paragraph (b); or
  ¨ 60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1); or
  ¨ on             pursuant to paragraph (a)(1); or
  ¨ 75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2); or
  ¨ on             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 of 1933, as amended, and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Registrant, GABELLI EQUITY SERIES FUNDS, INC, 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, as amended, 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 Rye and State of New York, on the 12th day of February, 2013.

 

GABELLI EQUITY SERIES FUNDS, INC.
By:  

/s/ Bruce N. Alpert

  Bruce N. Alpert
  President

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 34 to its Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

 

Signature

  

Title

 

Date

Mario J. Gabelli*

   Director and Chairman   February 12, 2013
Mario J. Gabelli    of the Board  

/s/ Bruce N. Alpert

   Principal Executive Officer and President   February 12, 2013
Bruce N. Alpert     

/s/ Agnes Mullady

   Principal Financial Officer and Treasurer   February 12, 2013
Agnes Mullady     

John D. Gabelli*

   Director   February 12, 2013
John D. Gabelli     

Anthony J. Colavita*

   Director   February 12, 2013
Anthony J. Colavita     

Vincent D. Enright*

   Director   February 12, 2013
Vincent D. Enright     

Robert J. Morrissey*

   Director   February 12, 2013
Robert J. Morrissey     

Kuni Nakamura*

   Director   February 12, 2013
Kuni Nakamura     

Anthony R. Pustorino*

   Director   February 12, 2013
Anthony R. Pustorino     

Anthonie C. van Ekris*

   Director   February 12, 2013
Anthonie C. van Ekris     

Salvatore J. Zizza*

   Director   February 12, 2013
Salvatore J. Zizza     

 

*By:  

/s/ Bruce N. Alpert

  Bruce N. Alpert
  Attorney-in-fact


Exhibit Index

 

Exhibit No.

  

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 Taxomony Extension Presentation Linkbase