485BPOS 1 d465314d485bpos.htm ARTISAN PARTNERS FUNDS, INC. Artisan Partners Funds, Inc.

1933 Act Reg. No. 33-88316

1940 Act File No. 811-8932

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 15, 2013




Washington, D.C. 20549





THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933                                              x                                 
POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 65                                   x



THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940                             x                                 
AMENDMENT NO. 67                                                        x



Artisan Partners Funds, Inc.


875 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 800

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Telephone Number: (414) 390-6100




Sarah A. Johnson   Rajib Chanda
Artisan Partners Funds, Inc.   Ropes & Gray LLP
875 East Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 800   One Metro Center, 700 12th Street, N.W., Suite 900
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202   Washington, D.C. 20005
(Agents for Service)



It is proposed that this filing will become effective:


  x immediately upon filing pursuant to rule 485(b)
  ¨ on                  pursuant to rule 485(b)
  ¨ 60 days after filing pursuant to rule 485(a)(1)
  ¨ on                  pursuant to rule 485(a)(1)
  ¨ 75 days after filing pursuant to rule 485(a)(2)
  ¨ on                  pursuant to rule 485(a)(2)


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 of the requirements for effectiveness of this Registration Statement under Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and has duly caused this post-effective amendment to the registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of San Francisco, and the State of California on the 15th day of February 2013.


By:       /s/ Eric R. Colson
  Eric R. Colson
  President and Chief Executive Officer

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, this post-effective amendment to the Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the date indicated.







/s/ Eric R. Colson

Eric R. Colson


President and Chief Executive Officer

(principal executive officer)

  February 15, 2013

/s/ Andrew A. Ziegler*

Andrew A. Ziegler

   Director   February 15, 2013

/s/ David A. Erne*

David A. Erne

   Director   February 15, 2013

/s/ Gail L. Hanson*

Gail L. Hanson

   Director   February 15, 2013

/s/ Thomas R. Hefty*

Thomas R. Hefty

   Director   February 15, 2013

/s/ Patrick S. Pittard*

Patrick S. Pittard

   Director   February 15, 2013

/s/ R. Scott Trumbull*

R. Scott Trumbull

   Director   February 15, 2013

/s/ Gregory K. Ramirez

Gregory K. Ramirez


Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

(principal financial and accounting officer)

  February 15, 2013


By:   /s/ Rajib Chanda
  Rajib Chanda

* By Rajib Chanda, Attorney-in-Fact, pursuant

to powers of attorney filed herewith

Index of Exhibits Filed with this Registration Statement




(99)(a)   Powers of Attorney for the Directors of Artisan Partners Funds, Inc.
101.INS   XBRL Instance Document
101.SCH   XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
101.CAL   XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase
101.DEF   XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase
101.LAB   XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase
101.PRE   XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase