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As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission On December 4, 2012

Registration Nos. 33-49098

811-06719

 

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

      THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933    x
   Post-Effective Amendment No. 90    x

and

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

      THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940    x
      Amendment No. 91    x

 

 

STERLING CAPITAL FUNDS

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

434 Fayetteville Street, Fifth Floor, Raleigh, NC 27601

(Address of principal executive offices)

Registrant’s telephone number, including Area Code:

(800) 228-1872

E.G. Purcell, III, President

Sterling Capital Funds

434 Fayetteville Street, Fifth Floor

Raleigh, NC 27601

(Name and address of agent for service)

 

 

Copies of communications to:

Thomas R. Hiller, Esquire

Ropes & Gray LLP

Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston Street

Boston, MA 02119

 

 

It is proposed that this filing will become effective (check appropriate box)

  x immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)
  ¨ on                      pursuant to paragraph (b)
  ¨ 60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(i)
  ¨ on                      pursuant to paragraph (a)(i)
  ¨ 75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(ii)
  ¨ on                     pursuant to paragraph (a)(ii)

If appropriate, check the following box:

  ¨ this post-effective amendment designates a new effective date for post-effective amendment No.     filed on [date].

 

 

 


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Registrant certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this registration statement under Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 90 to its Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Boston, Massachusetts on the 4th day of December, 2012.

 

STERLING CAPITAL FUNDS
/s/ James T. Gillespie
*James T. Gillespie
President

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 90 has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

 

Signature       Title   Date
/s/ James T. Gillespie     President   December 4, 2012
*James T. Gillespie II      
/s/ James L. Roberts     Trustee   December 4, 2012
*James L. Roberts      
/s/ Thomas W. Lambeth     Trustee   December 4, 2012
*Thomas W. Lambeth      
/s/ Kenneth R. Cotner     Treasurer   December 4, 2012
*Kenneth R. Cotner      
/s/ Douglas R. Van Scoy     Trustee   December 4, 2012
*Douglas R. Van Scoy      
/s/ Drew T. Kagan     Trustee   December 4, 2012
*Drew T. Kagan      
/s/ Laura C. Bingham     Trustee   December 4, 2012
*Laura C. Bingham      
/s/ Alexander W. McAlister     Trustee   December 4, 2012
*Alexander W. McAlister      

 

By:   /s/ Thomas R. Hiller
  Thomas R. Hiller

 

* By Thomas R. Hiller, solely in his capacity as Attorney-in-Fact, pursuant to powers of attorney filed herewith.


POWER OF ATTORNEY

James L. Roberts, whose signature appears below, does hereby constitute and appoint Thomas R. Hiller, Margaret S. Moore, and Alexandra Oprescu, each individually, his true and lawful attorneys and agents, with power of substitution or resubstitution, to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents, each individually, may deem necessary or advisable or which may be required to enable Sterling Capital Funds and Sterling Capital Variable Insurance Funds (the “Trust”), to comply with the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Acts”), and any rules, regulations or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in respect thereof, in connection with the filing and effectiveness of any and all amendments to the Trust’s Registration Statement on Form N-1A pursuant to said Acts, including specifically, but without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the power and authority to sign in the name and on behalf of the undersigned as a trustee and/or officer of the Trust any and all such amendments filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under said Acts, and any other instruments or documents related thereto, and the undersigned does hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys and agents, or either of them, shall do or cause to be done by virtue thereof.

 

Dated: May 1, 2012       /s/ James L. Roberts
      James L. Roberts


POWER OF ATTORNEY

Thomas Willis Lambeth, whose signature appears below, does hereby constitute and appoint Thomas R. Hiller, Margaret S. Moore, and Alexandra Oprescu, each individually, his true and lawful attorneys and agents, with power of substitution or resubstitution, to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents, each individually, may deem necessary or advisable or which may be required to enable Sterling Capital Funds and Sterling Capital Variable Insurance Funds (the “Trust”), to comply with the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Acts”), and any rules, regulations or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in respect thereof, in connection with the filing and effectiveness of any and all amendments to the Trust’s Registration Statement on Form N-1A pursuant to said Acts, including specifically, but without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the power and authority to sign in the name and on behalf of the undersigned as a trustee and/or officer of the Trust any and all such amendments filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under said Acts, and any other instruments or documents related thereto, and the undersigned does hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys and agents, or either of them, shall do or cause to be done by virtue thereof.

 

Dated: May 1, 2012       /s/ Thomas Willis Lambeth
      Thomas Willis Lambeth


POWER OF ATTORNEY

James T. Gillespie, whose signature appears below, does hereby constitute and appoint Thomas R. Hiller, Margaret S. Moore, and Alexandra Oprescu, each individually, his true and lawful attorneys and agents, with power of substitution or resubstitution, to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents, each individually, may deem necessary or advisable or which may be required to enable Sterling Capital Funds and Sterling Capital Variable Insurance Funds (the “Trust”), to comply with the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Acts”), and any rules, regulations or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in respect thereof, in connection with the filing and effectiveness of any and all amendments to the Trust’s Registration Statement on Form N-1A pursuant to said Acts, including specifically, but without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the power and authority to sign in the name and on behalf of the undersigned as a trustee and/or officer of the Trust any and all such amendments filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under said Acts, and any other instruments or documents related thereto, and the undersigned does hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys and agents, or either of them, shall do or cause to be done by virtue thereof.

 

Dated: May 1, 2012       /s/ James T. Gillespie
      James T. Gillespie


POWER OF ATTORNEY

Douglas R. Van Scoy, whose signature appears below, does hereby constitute and appoint Thomas R. Hiller, Margaret S. Moore, and Alexandra Oprescu, each individually, his true and lawful attorneys and agents, with power of substitution or resubstitution, to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents, each individually, may deem necessary or advisable or which may be required to enable Sterling Capital Funds and Sterling Capital Variable Insurance Funds (the “Trust”), to comply with the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Acts”), and any rules, regulations or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in respect thereof, in connection with the filing and effectiveness of any and all amendments to the Trust’s Registration Statement on Form N-1A pursuant to said Acts, including specifically, but without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the power and authority to sign in the name and on behalf of the undersigned as a trustee and/or officer of the Trust any and all such amendments filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under said Acts, and any other instruments or documents related thereto, and the undersigned does hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys and agents, or either of them, shall do or cause to be done by virtue thereof.

 

Dated: May 1, 2012       /s/ Douglas R. Van Scoy
      Douglas R. Van Scoy


POWER OF ATTORNEY

Drew T. Kagan, whose signature appears below, does hereby constitute and appoint Thomas R. Hiller, Margaret S. Moore, and Alexandra Oprescu, each individually, his true and lawful attorneys and agents, with power of substitution or resubstitution, to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents, each individually, may deem necessary or advisable or which may be required to enable Sterling Capital Funds and Sterling Capital Variable Insurance Funds (the “Trust”), to comply with the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Acts”), and any rules, regulations or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in respect thereof, in connection with the filing and effectiveness of any and all amendments to the Trust’s Registration Statement on Form N-1A pursuant to said Acts, including specifically, but without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the power and authority to sign in the name and on behalf of the undersigned as a trustee and/or officer of the Trust any and all such amendments filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under said Acts, and any other instruments or documents related thereto, and the undersigned does hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys and agents, or either of them, shall do or cause to be done by virtue thereof.

 

Dated: May 1, 2012       /s/ Drew T. Kagan
      Drew T. Kagan


POWER OF ATTORNEY

Laura C. Bingham, whose signature appears below, does hereby constitute and appoint Thomas R. Hiller, Margaret S. Moore, and Alexandra Oprescu, each individually, her true and lawful attorneys and agents, with power of substitution or resubstitution, to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents, each individually, may deem necessary or advisable or which may be required to enable Sterling Capital Funds and Sterling Capital Variable Insurance Funds (the “Trust”), to comply with the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Acts”), and any rules, regulations or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in respect thereof, in connection with the filing and effectiveness of any and all amendments to the Trust’s Registration Statement on Form N-1A pursuant to said Acts, including specifically, but without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the power and authority to sign in the name and on behalf of the undersigned as a trustee and/or officer of the Trust any and all such amendments filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under said Acts, and any other instruments or documents related thereto, and the undersigned does hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys and agents, or either of them, shall do or cause to be done by virtue thereof.

 

Dated: May 1, 2012       /s/ Laura C. Bingham
      Laura C. Bingham


POWER OF ATTORNEY

Alexander W. McAlister, whose signature appears below, does hereby constitute and appoint Thomas R. Hiller, Margaret S. Moore, and Alexandra Oprescu, each individually, his true and lawful attorneys and agents, with power of substitution or resubstitution, to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents, each individually, may deem necessary or advisable or which may be required to enable Sterling Capital Funds and Sterling Capital Variable Insurance Funds (the “Trust”), to comply with the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Acts”), and any rules, regulations or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in respect thereof, in connection with the filing and effectiveness of any and all amendments to the Trust’s Registration Statement on Form N-1A pursuant to said Acts, including specifically, but without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the power and authority to sign in the name and on behalf of the undersigned as a trustee and/or officer of the Trust any and all such amendments filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under said Acts, and any other instruments or documents related thereto, and the undersigned does hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys and agents, or either of them, shall do or cause to be done by virtue thereof.

 

Dated: May 1, 2012       /s/ Alexander W. McAlister
      Alexander W. McAlister


POWER OF ATTORNEY

Alan G. Priest, whose signature appears below, does hereby constitute and appoint Thomas R. Hiller, Margaret S. Moore, and Alexandra Oprescu, each individually, his true and lawful attorneys and agents, with power of substitution or resubstitution, to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents, each individually, may deem necessary or advisable or which may be required to enable Sterling Capital Funds and Sterling Capital Variable Insurance Funds (the “Trust”), to comply with the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Acts”), and any rules, regulations or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in respect thereof, in connection with the filing and effectiveness of any and all amendments to the Trust’s Registration Statement on Form N-1A pursuant to said Acts, including specifically, but without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the power and authority to sign in the name and on behalf of the undersigned as a trustee and/or officer of the Trust any and all such amendments filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under said Acts, and any other instruments or documents related thereto, and the undersigned does hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys and agents, or either of them, shall do or cause to be done by virtue thereof.

 

Dated: July 1, 2012       /s/ Alan G. Priest
      Alan G. Priest


POWER OF ATTORNEY

Kenneth R. Cotner, whose signature appears below, does hereby constitute and appoint Thomas R. Hiller and Margaret S. Moore, each individually, his true and lawful attorneys and agents, with power of substitution or resubstitution, to do any and all acts and things and to execute any and all instruments which said attorneys and agents, each individually, may deem necessary or advisable or which may be required to enable Sterling Capital Funds and Sterling Capital Variable Insurance Funds (the “Trust”), to comply with the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Acts”), and any rules, regulations or requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission in respect thereof, in connection with the filing and effectiveness of any and all amendments to the Trust’s Registration Statement on Form N-1A pursuant to said Acts, including specifically, but without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the power and authority to sign in the name and on behalf of the undersigned as a trustee and/or officer of the Trust any and all such amendments filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission under said Acts, and any other instruments or documents related thereto, and the undersigned does hereby ratify and confirm all that said attorneys and agents, or either of them, shall do or cause to be done by virtue thereof.

 

Dated: December 1, 2012       /s/ Kenneth R. Cotner
      Kenneth R. Cotner


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