485BPOS 1 d421256d485bpos.htm FORM 485BPOS WITH XBRL Form 485BPOS with XBRL

As filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on November 1, 2012

Securities Act File No. 033-97598

Investment Company Act File No. 811-09102

 

 

 

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. 257    x

and/or

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

   THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940    x
   Amendment No. 259    x

(Check appropriate box or boxes)

 

 

iShares, Inc.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

c/o State Street Bank and Trust Company

200 Clarendon Street

Boston, MA 02116

(Address of Principal Executive Office)(Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code (415) 670-2000

The Corporation Trust Incorporated

351 West Camden Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

 

With Copies to:

MARGERY K. NEALE, ESQ.
WILLKIE FARR &
GALLAGHER LLP
787 SEVENTH AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10019-6099
  BENJAMIN J. HASKIN, ESQ.
WILLKIE FARR &
GALLAGHER LLP
1875 K STREET, N.W.
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20006-1238
 

EDWARD BAER, ESQ.

BLACKROCK FUND

ADVISORS

400 HOWARD STREET

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105

 

 

Continuous

(November 1, 2012)

It is proposed that this filing will become effective:

  x immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)
  ¨ on (date) pursuant to paragraph (b)
  ¨ 60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
  ¨ on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
  ¨ 75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)
  ¨ on (date) 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.

This filing relates solely to the following Fund, a series of iShares, Inc.:

iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF

 

 

 


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Registrant certifies that it meets all the requirements for the effectiveness of this Registration Statement pursuant to Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 257 to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of San Francisco and the State of California on the 1st day of November, 2012.

iSHARES, INC.

 

By:  

 

  Michael Latham*
  President and Director
Date:   November 1, 2012

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 257 to the Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the date indicated.

 

By:  

 

  Michael Latham*
  President and Director
  Date: November 1, 2012
 

 

  John E. Martinez*
  Director
  Date: November 1, 2012
 

 

  George G.C. Parker*
  Director
  Date: November 1, 2012
 

 

  Cecilia H. Herbert*
  Director
  Date: November 1, 2012
 

 

  Charles A. Hurty*
  Director
  Date: November 1, 2012
 

 

  John E. Kerrigan*
  Director
  Date: November 1, 2012
 

 

  Robert H. Silver*
  Director
  Date: November 1, 2012


 

 

  Robert S. Kapito*
  Director
  Date: November 1, 2012
 

 

  Madhav V. Rajan*
  Director
  Date: November 1, 2012
 

/s/ Jack Gee

  Jack Gee
  Treasurer
  Date: November 1, 2012
*By:  

/s/ Jack Gee

  Jack Gee
  Attorney-in-fact
  Date: November 1, 2012

 

* Powers of Attorney, each dated December 6, 2011, for Michael A. Latham, Charles A. Hurty, Cecilia H. Herbert, John E. Kerrigan, Robert H. Silver, George G.C. Parker, John E. Martinez, Madhav V. Rajan and Robert S. Kapito are incorporated herein by reference to Post-Effective Amendment No. 221, filed March 15, 2012.


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

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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