485BPOS 1 e485bpos-abfunds.htm AMERICAN BEACON FUNDS - 485BPOS XBRL e485bpos-abfunds.htm - Generated by SEC Publisher for SEC Filing  

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 2, 2018

 

1933 Act File No. 033-11387

1940 Act File No. 811-04984

 

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. 324

x

 

 

 

 

and/or

 

 

 

 

 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

x

 

 

 

 

Amendment No. 325

x

 

 

 

 

(Check appropriate box or boxes.)

 

 

AMERICAN BEACON FUNDS

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

220 East Las Colinas Boulevard, Suite 1200

Irving, Texas 75039

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

Registrant's Telephone Number, including Area Code: (817) 391-6100

 

Gene L. Needles, Jr., President

220 East Las Colinas Boulevard

Suite 1200

Irving, Texas  75039

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

With copies to:

Kathy K. Ingber, Esq.

K&L Gates LLP

1601 K Street, NW

Washington, D.C. 20006-1600

 

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

 

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 amendment is being filed solely to submit exhibits containing risk/return summary information in interactive data format that is identical to the risk/return information contained in the Registrant’s Prospectus for the, Y Class, Institutional Class and Investor Class of the American Beacon Alpha Quant Core Fund, American Beacon Alpha Quant Dividend Fund, American Beacon Alpha Quant Quality Fund, American Beacon Alpha Quant Value Fund, American Beacon Shapiro Equity Opportunities Fund, American Beacon Shapiro SMID Cap Equity Fund, American Beacon ARK Transformational Innovation Fund and the A Class, C Class, Y Class, Institutional Class, Investor Class and Ultra Class American Beacon TwentyFour Strategic Income Fund, each of which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission in Post-Effective Amendment No. 322 to the Registrant’s registration statement on October 22, 2018. 

 


 
 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“1933 Act”), and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Registrant represents that this Amendment meets all the requirements for effectiveness pursuant to Rule 485(b) under the 1933 Act and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 324 to its Registration Statement on Form N-1A to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Irving and the State of Texas, on November 2, 2018.

 

 

AMERICAN BEACON FUNDS

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Gene L. Needles, Jr.


 

 

Gene L. Needles, Jr.
President

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the 1933 Act, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 324 Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

 

Signature

 

Title

Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Gene L. Needles, Jr.


 

President (Principal Executive Officer)

November 2, 2018

Gene L. Needles, Jr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/s/ Melinda G. Heika


 

Treasurer (Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer)

November 2, 2018

Melinda G. Heika

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gilbert G. Alvarado*


 

Trustee

November 2, 2018

Gilbert G. Alvarado

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph B. Armes*


 

Trustee

November 2, 2018

Joseph B. Armes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gerard J. Arpey*


 

Trustee

November 2, 2018

Gerard J. Arpey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brenda A. Cline*


 

Trustee

November 2, 2018

Brenda A. Cline

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eugene J. Duffy*


 

Trustee

November 2, 2018

Eugene J. Duffy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Claudia A. Holz*


 

Trustee

November 2, 2018

Claudia A. Holz

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Douglas A. Lindgren*


 

Trustee

November 2, 2018

Douglas A. Lindgren

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alan D. Feld*


 

Trustee

November 2, 2018

Alan D. Feld

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Richard A. Massman*


 

Chairman and Trustee

November 2, 2018

Richard A. Massman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara J. McKenna*


 

Trustee

November 2, 2018

Barbara J. McKenna

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

R. Gerald Turner*


 

Trustee

November 2, 2018

R. Gerald Turner

 

 

 

 

*By

/s/ Rosemary K. Behan


 

 

 

Rosemary K. Behan, Attorney-in-Fact

 

 

 


 
 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

 

Type

Description

 

 

EX-101.INS

XBRL Instance Document

EX-101.SCH

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document

EX-101.DEF

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document

EX-101.LAB

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase Document

EX-101.PRE

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document