485BPOS 1 d457530d485bpos.htm ASTON FUNDS Aston Funds

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 20, 2013

1933 Act Registration File No. 033-68666

1940 Act File No. 811-8004

 

 

 

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. 147 x

and

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

Amendment No. 149 x

 

 

ASTON FUNDS

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

120 North LaSalle Street

Chicago, Illinois 60602

(Address of Principal Executive Offices, including Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code (312) 268-1400

 

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

Kenneth C. Anderson, President

Aston Funds

120 North LaSalle Street

Chicago, Illinois 60602

  

Copy to:

Deborah B. Eades

Vedder Price P.C.

222 North LaSalle Street

Chicago, Illinois 60601

 

 

 

 

It is proposed that this filing will become effective:

 

x   immediately upon filing pursuant to rule 485(b)

¨   on (date) pursuant to rule 485(b)

¨   60 days after filing pursuant to rule 485(a)(1)

¨   on (date) pursuant to rule 485(a)(1)

¨   75 days after filing pursuant to rule 485(a)(2)

¨   on (date) pursuant to rule 485(a)(2)

 

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 (“the Securities Act”), and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Registrant, Aston Funds, certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this post-effective amendment to its Registration Statement under rule 485(b) under the Securities Act 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 Chicago, the State of Illinois on the 20th day of March, 2013.

 

ASTON FUNDS

By:   /s/ Stuart D. Bilton                                      

Stuart D. Bilton, Chief Executive Officer

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this post-effective amendment to the Registration Statement of Aston Funds has been signed below by the following persons in the following capacity and on the 20th day of March, 2013.

 

Signature

    

Capacity

  

Date

  Stuart D. Bilton*

     Trustee   
  Stuart D. Bilton        

  William E. Chapman, II*

     Independent Chairman, Trustee   
  William E. Chapman, II        

  Edward J. Kaier*

     Trustee   
  Edward J. Kaier        

  Jeffrey S. Murphy*

     Trustee   
  Jeffrey S. Murphy        

  Gregory T. Mutz*

     Trustee   
  Gregory T. Mutz        

  Steven J. Paggioli*

     Trustee   
  Steven J. Paggioli        

  Eric P. Rakowski*

     Trustee   
  Eric P. Rakowski        

  Robert B. Scherer*

     Trustee   
  Robert B. Scherer        

  Thomas R. Schneeweis*

     Trustee   
  Thomas R. Schneeweis        


  /s/ Stuart D. Bilton

     Chief Executive Officer                                     March 20, 2013
  Stuart D. Bilton        

  /s/ Laura M. Curylo

     Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer                                     March 20, 2013
  Laura M. Curylo        

  /s/ Laura M. Curylo

     Attorney-in-Fact                                     March 20, 2013
  Laura M. Curylo        

*Signed by Laura M. Curylo pursuant to a Power of Attorney filed previously filed as Exhibit (o)(1) of Post-Effective Amendment No. 111 to the Registration Statement filed on August 6, 2010.

 

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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