485BPOS 1 d488320d485bpos.htm THE TARGET PORTFOLIO TRUST THE TARGET PORTFOLIO TRUST

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 26, 2013

Securities Act File No. 033-50476

Investment Company Act File No. 811-07064

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM N-1A

Registration Statement Under the Securities Act of 1933

Post-Effective Amendment No. 41 (X)

and/or

Registration Statement Under the Investment Company Act of 1940

Amendment No. 41 (X)

THE TARGET PORTFOLIO TRUST

(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

Gateway Center Three, 4th Floor

100 Mulberry Street

Newark, New Jersey 07102

Address of Principal Executive Offices including Zip Code

(973) 367-7521

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code

Deborah A. Docs

Gateway Center Three, 4th Floor

100 Mulberry Street

Newark, New Jersey 07102

Name and Address of Agent for Service

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)(1)

   on (    ) pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)

   75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)

   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 and the Investment Company Act, the Fund certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement under Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of Newark, and State of New Jersey, on the 26th day of February, 2013.

 

THE TARGET PORTFOLIO TRUST

*

Stuart S. Parker, President

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

 

Signature

 

  

Title

 

 

Date

 

*

   Trustee    
Kevin J. Bannon     

*

   Trustee    
Scott E. Benjamin     

*

   Trustee    
Linda W. Bynoe     

*

   Trustee    
Michael S. Hyland     

*

   Trustee    
Douglas H. McCorkindale     

*

   Trustee    
Stephen P. Munn     

*

   Trustee and President, Principal Executive Officer    
Stuart S. Parker     

*

   Trustee    
Richard A. Redeker     

*

   Trustee    
Robin B. Smith     

*

   Trustee    
Stephen Stoneburn     

*

   Treasurer, Principal Financial and Accounting Officer    
Grace C. Torres     

*By: /s/ Jonathan D. Shain

   Attorney-in-Fact   February 26,
Jonathan D. Shain      2013


POWER OF ATTORNEY

The undersigned Directors, Trustees and Officers of the Prudential Investments Mutual Funds, the Target Funds and The Prudential Variable Contract Accounts 2, 10 and 11 (collectively, the “Funds”), hereby constitute, appoint and authorize each of, Andrew French, Claudia DiGiacomo, Deborah A. Docs, Katherine P. Feld, Raymond O’Hara, Amanda Ryan, and Jonathan D. Shain, as true and lawful agents and attorneys-in-fact, to sign, execute and deliver on his or her behalf in the appropriate capacities indicated, any Registration Statements of the Funds on the appropriate forms, any and all amendments thereto (including pre- and post-effective amendments), and any and all supplements or other instruments in connection therewith, including Form N-PX, Forms 3, 4 and 5, as appropriate, to file the same, with all exhibits thereto, with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and the securities regulators of appropriate states and territories, and generally to do all such things in his or her name and behalf in connection therewith as said attorney-in-fact deems necessary or appropriate to comply with the provisions of the Securities Act of 1933, section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Investment Company Act of 1940, all related requirements of the SEC and all requirements of appropriate states and territories. The undersigned do hereby give to said agents and attorneys-in-fact full power and authority to act in these premises, including, but not limited to, the power to appoint a substitute or substitutes to act hereunder with the same power and authority as said agents and attorneys-in-fact would have if personally acting. The undersigned do hereby approve, ratify and confirm all that said agents and attorneys-in-fact, or any substitute or substitutes, may do by virtue hereof.

 

/s/ Kevin J. Bannon

    

/s/ Stuart S. Parker

  
Kevin J. Bannon      Stuart S. Parker   

/s/ Scott E. Benjamin

    

/s/ Richard A. Redeker

  
Scott E. Benjamin      Richard A. Redeker   

/s/ Linda W. Bynoe

    

/s/ Robin B. Smith

  
Linda W. Bynoe      Robin B. Smith   

/s/ Michael S. Hyland

    

/s/ Stephen Stoneburn

  
Michael S. Hyland      Stephen Stoneburn   

/s/ Douglas H. McCorkindale

    

/s/ Grace C. Torres

  
Douglas H. McCorkindale      Grace C. Torres   

/s/ Stephen P. Munn

       
Stephen P. Munn        

Dated: June 6, 2012


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 Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase