485BPOS 1 xb100112por.htm 485B - XBRL FILING - DWS PORTFOLIO TRUST xb100112por.htm
Filed electronically with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 15, 2012.

File No. 002-13627
File No. 811-00042

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D. C. 20549

FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933


Post-Effective Amendment No. 118

and

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

Amendment No. 119


DWS PORTFOLIO TRUST
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

345 Park Avenue, New York, NY  10154
 (Address of Principal Executive Offices)    (Zip Code)

Registrant's Telephone Number, including Area Code:  (617) 295-1000

John Millette, Vice President and Secretary
DWS Portfolio Trust
One Beacon Street, Boston, MA  02108
(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

Copy to:
David A. Sturms, Esq.
Vedder Price P.C.
222 North LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60601

It is proposed that this filing will become effective:

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Immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)
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60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
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75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)
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On _____________pursuant to paragraph (b)
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On _____________ pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
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On _____________ pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485
   
 
If appropriate, check the following box:
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This post-effective amendment designates a new effective date for a previously filed post-effective amendment.


 
 

 

This filing relates solely to the following Fund, a series of the Registrant:

·  
DWS Floating Rate Fund – Class A, Class C, Institutional Class and Class S



 
 

 


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 of the requirements for effectiveness of this Registration Statement pursuant to Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 and has duly caused this amendment to its Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized, in the City of New York and the State of New York on the 15th day of October 2012.

  DWS PORTFOLIO TRUST

 
By:  /s/W. Douglas Beck
W. Douglas Beck*
President

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/W. Douglas Beck
   
W. Douglas Beck*
President
October 15, 2012
     
 /s/Paul H. Schubert     
Paul H. Schubert
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
October 15, 2012
     
/s/John W. Ballantine
   
John W. Ballantine*
Trustee
October 15, 2012
     
/s/Henry P. Becton, Jr.
   
Henry P. Becton, Jr.*
Trustee
October 15, 2012
     
 /s/Dawn-Marie Driscoll
   
Dawn-Marie Driscoll*
Trustee
October 15, 2012
     
/s/Keith R. Fox
   
Keith R. Fox*
Trustee
October 15, 2012
     
/s/Paul K. Freeman
   
Paul K. Freeman*
Chairperson and Trustee
October 15, 2012
     
/s/Kenneth C. Froewiss
   
Kenneth C. Froewiss*
Trustee
October 15, 2012
     
/s/Richard J. Herring
   
Richard J. Herring*
Trustee
October 15, 2012
     
/s/William McClayton
   
William McClayton*
Trustee
October 15, 2012
     
/s/Rebecca W. Rimel
   
Rebecca W. Rimel*
Trustee
October 15, 2012
     
/s/William N. Searcy, Jr.
   
William N. Searcy, Jr.*
Trustee
October 15, 2012
     
/s/Jean Gleason Stromberg
   
Jean Gleason Stromberg*
Trustee
October 15, 2012
     
/s/Robert H. Wadsworth
   
Robert H. Wadsworth*
Trustee
October 15, 2012
     

*By:           
/s/Caroline Pearson
Caroline Pearson**
Chief Legal Officer

 
**
Attorney-in-fact pursuant to the powers of attorney that are incorporated herein by reference to Post-Effective Amendment No. 113 to the Registration Statement, as filed on September 28, 2011; and as filed on April 28, 2008 in Post-Effective Amendment No. 101 to the Registration Statement.

 
 

 

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