485BPOS 1 olstein_bxbrl.htm POST EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT FOR XBRL olstein_bxbrl.htm

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 13, 2012

1933 Act File No. 033-91770
1940 Act File No. 811-09038

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549

FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
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Pre-Effective Amendment No.
   
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Post-Effective Amendment No.
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REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940
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Amendment No.
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THE OLSTEIN FUNDS
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

4 Manhattanville Road, Purchase, NY  10577
 (Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

Registrant's Telephone Number, including Area Code:  (914) 269-6100

Robert A. Olstein
Olstein Capital Management, L.P.
4 Manhattanville Road
Purchase, NY  10577
(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

Please send copies of all communications to:

Michael P. O'Hare, Esq.
Stradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young, LLP
2005 Market Street, Suite 2600
Philadelphia, PA 19103

It is proposed that this filing will become effective (check appropriate box):
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immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)
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On (date) pursuant to paragraph (b)
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60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
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on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
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75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)
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on (date) 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.

Explanatory Note:
This Post-Effective Amendment (“PEA”) No.30 to the Registration Statement of The Olstein Funds (the “Trust”) on Form N-1A hereby incorporates Parts A, B and C from the Trust’s PEA No. 29 on Form N-1A filed October 29, 2012.  This PEA No. 30 is filed for the sole purpose of submitting the XBRL exhibit for the risk/return summary first provided in PEA No. 29 to the Trust’s Registration Statement.
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 (the “1933 Act”) and the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Registrant certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this Registration Statement under Rule 485(b) under the 1933 Act and has duly caused this Registration Statement on Form N-1A to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized in the City of Purchase, and State of New York, on the 9th day of November, 2012.

 
THE OLSTEIN FUNDS
 
 
 
By:      /s/ Robert A. Olstein                       
 
Name:       Robert A. Olstein
 
Title:         Chairman and President

Pursuant to the requirements of the 1933 Act, this Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

SIGNATURE
 
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/s/ Robert A. Olstein  
Chairman and President
 
November 9, 2012
Robert A. Olstein
       
         
         
/s/ Erik K. Olstein  
Trustee, Secretary and Assistant Treasurer
 
November 9, 2012
Erik K. Olstein
       
         
         
/s/ Michael Luper  
Chief Accounting Officer and Treasurer
 
November 9, 2012
Michael Luper
       
         
         
Fred W. Lange*
 
Trustee
 
November 9, 2012
Fred W. Lange
       
         
         
John R. Lohr*
 
Trustee
 
November 9, 2012
John R. Lohr
       
         
         
D. Michael Murray*
 
Trustee
 
November 9, 2012
D. Michael Murray
       
         
         
Lawrence K. Wein*
 
Trustee
 
November 9, 2012
Lawrence K. Wein
       
         
         
         
*By:    /s/ Robert A. Olstein
       
Robert A. Olstein
       
Attorney-in-Fact
(Pursuant to Power of Attorney)
 

 
 
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INDEX TO EXHIBITS

Exhibit
Exhibit No.
Instance Document
EX-101.INS
Schema Document
EX-101.SCH
Calculation Linkbase Document
EX-101.CAL
Definition Linkbase Document
EX-101.DEF
Label Linkbase Document
EX-101.LAB
Presentation Linkbase Document
EX-101.PRE
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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