Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940, 18673-18674 [2016-07209]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 62 / Thursday, March 31, 2016 / Notices C. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Comments on the Proposed Rule Change Received From Members, Participants, or Others No written comments were either solicited or received. III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for Commission Action The foregoing rule change has become effective pursuant to section 19(b)(3)(A)(ii) of the Act.11 At any time within 60 days of the filing of the proposed rule change, the Commission summarily may temporarily suspend such rule change if it appears to the Commission that such action is: (i) Necessary or appropriate in the public interest; (ii) for the protection of investors; or (iii) otherwise in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. If the Commission takes such action, the Commission shall institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule should be approved or disapproved. IV. 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All comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–Phlx– 2016–34 and should be submitted on or before April 21, 2016. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.12 Brent J. Fields, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–07197 Filed 3–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. IC–32051] Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 March 25, 2016. The following is a notice of applications for deregistration under section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 for the month of March 2016. A copy of each application may be obtained via the Commission’s Web site by searching for the file number, or for an applicant using the Company name box, at http://www.sec.gov/search/ search.htm or by calling (202) 551– 8090. An order granting each application will be issued unless the SEC orders a hearing. Interested persons may request a hearing on any application by writing to the SEC’s Secretary at the address below and serving the relevant applicant with a copy of the request, personally or by mail. Hearing requests should be received by the SEC by 5:30 p.m. on April 19, 2016, and should be accompanied by proof of service on applicants, in the form of an affidavit or, for lawyers, a certificate of service. Pursuant to Rule 0–5 under the Act, hearing requests should state the nature of the writer’s interest, any facts bearing 12 17 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18673 upon the desirability of a hearing on the matter, the reason for the request, and the issues contested. Persons who wish to be notified of a hearing may request notification by writing to the Commission’s Secretary. ADDRESSES: The Commission: Secretary, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Shin, Attorney-Adviser, at (202) 551–5921 or Chief Counsel’s Office at (202) 551–6821; SEC, Division of Investment Management, Chief Counsel’s Office, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549–8010. Curian Series Trust [File No. 811– 22495] Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On December 10, 2015, January 21, 2016, and February 2, 2016, applicant made liquidating distributions to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of $172,315 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by applicant’s investment adviser. Filing Date: The application was filed on February 26, 2016. Applicant’s Address: 7601 Technology Way, Denver, Colorado 80237. ALTMFX Trust [File No. 811–22989] Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On December 3, 2015 and December 29, 2015, applicant made liquidating distributions to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of approximately $31,641 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by applicant, applicant’s custodian, and applicant’s administrator. Filing Date: The application was filed on February 29, 2016. Applicant’s Address: Three Canal Plaza, Suite 600, Portland, Maine 04101. Lazard Alternative Emerging Markets 1099 Fund [File No. 811–22590] Summary: Applicant, a closed-end investment company, seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On December 31, 2015, applicant transferred its remaining assets and known liabilities to a liquidating trust, based on net asset value. Each shareholder of applicant has received a pro rata interest in the liquidating trust. Expenses of approximately $125,000 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by applicant’s investment adviser. E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1 18674 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 62 / Thursday, March 31, 2016 / Notices Filing Date: The application was filed on March 1, 2016. Applicant’s Address: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York 10112. Laudus Institutional Trust [File No. 811–08759] Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. Each series of applicant has transferred its assets to a corresponding series of Laudus Trust and, on February 6, 2015, made a final distribution to its shareholders based on net asset value. Expenses of approximately $89,296 incurred in connection with the reorganization were paid by applicant and the acquiring fund. Filing Date: The application was filed on March 1, 2016. Applicant’s Address: 211 Main Street, San Francisco, California 94105. Meeder Premier Portfolios [File No. 811–21424] Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On October 31, 2006, applicant made a liquidating distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of $84,989 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by applicant. Filing Dates: The application was filed on February 1, 2016, and amended on March 1, 2016 and March 9, 2016. Applicant’s Address: 6125 Memorial Drive, Dublin, Ohio 43017. Tea Leaf Management Investment Trust [File No. 811–22737] Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On January 29, 2016, applicant made a liquidating distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of $5,850 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by applicant’s investment adviser. Filing Dates: The application was filed on March 7, 2016 and amended on March 15, 2016. Applicant’s Address: 370 Lexington Avenue, Suite 201, New York, New York 10017. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Cottonwood Mutual Funds [File No. 811–22602] Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. Applicant transferred its assets to a corresponding series of World Funds Trust and, on February 8, 2016, made a final distribution to its shareholders based on net asset value. Expenses of approximately $10,000 incurred in VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:09 Mar 30, 2016 Jkt 238001 connection with the reorganization were paid by applicant’s investment adviser. Filing Date: The application was filed on March 11, 2016. Applicant’s Address: 225 West Washington Street, 21st Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60606. Meyers Capital Investments Trust [File No. 811–22180] Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On February 29, 2016, applicant made a liquidating distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of $2,750 incurred in connection with the liquidation were paid by applicant’s investment adviser. Filing Date: The application was filed on March 18, 2016. Applicant’s Address: 2695 Sandover Road, Columbus, Ohio 43220. For the Commission, by the Division of Investment Management, pursuant to delegated authority. Robert W. Errett, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–07209 Filed 3–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Investment Company Act Release No. 32049; File No. 812–14384] AMCAP Fund, et al.; Notice of Application March 24, 2016. Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’). ACTION: Notice of an application for an order pursuant to section 6(c) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (‘‘Act’’) granting an exemption from sections 18(f) and 21(b) of the Act; pursuant to section 12(d)(1)(J) of the Act granting an exemption from section 12(d)(1) of the Act; pursuant to sections 6(c) and 17(b) of the Act granting an exemption from sections 17(a)(1), 17(a)(2) and 17(a)(3) of the Act; and pursuant to section 17(d) of the Act and rule 17d–1 under the Act to permit certain joint arrangements. AGENCY: SUMMARY OF THE APPLICATION: Applicants request an order that would permit certain registered open-end management investment companies to participate in a joint lending and borrowing facility. APPLICANTS: AMCAP Fund; American Balanced Fund; American Funds College Target Date Series; American Funds Corporate Bond Fund; American PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Funds Developing World Growth and Income Fund; American Funds Emerging Markets Bond Fund; American Funds Fundamental Investors; American Funds Global Balanced Fund; American Funds Global High-Income Opportunities Fund; The American Funds Income Series; American Funds Inflation Linked Bond Fund; American Funds Insurance Series; American Funds Money Market Fund; American Funds Mortgage Fund; American Funds Portfolio Series; American Funds Retirement Income Portfolio Series; American Funds ShortTerm Tax-Exempt Bond Fund; American Funds Strategic Bond Fund; American Funds Target Date Retirement Series; American Funds Tax-Exempt Fund of New York; The American Funds Tax-Exempt Series I; The American Funds Tax-Exempt Series II; American High-Income Municipal Bond Fund; American High-Income Trust; American Mutual Fund; The Bond Fund of America; Capital Group Emerging Markets Total Opportunities Fund; Capital Group Private Client Services Funds; Capital Income Builder; Capital World Bond Fund; Capital World Growth and Income Fund; EuroPacific Growth Fund; The Growth Fund of America; The Income Fund of America; Intermediate Bond Fund of America; International Growth and Income Fund; The Investment Company of America; Limited Term Tax-Exempt Bond Fund of America; The New Economy Fund; New Perspective Fund; New World Fund, Inc.; Short-Term Bond Fund of America; SMALLCAP World Fund, Inc.; The Tax-Exempt Bond Fund of America; Washington Mutual Investors Fund (each, a ‘‘Fund’’ and together, the ‘‘Funds’’); Capital Research and Management Company (‘‘CRMC’’); and Capital Guardian Trust Company (‘‘CGTC’’). FILING DATES: The application was filed on October 30, 2014, and amended on March 3, 2015, August 17, 2015, February 4, 2016, and March 22, 2016. HEARING OR NOTIFICATION OF HEARING: An order granting the application will be issued unless the Commission orders a hearing. Interested persons may request a hearing by writing to the Commission’s Secretary and serving applicants with a copy of the request, personally or by mail. Hearing requests should be received by the Commission by 5:30 p.m. on April 18, 2016, and should be accompanied by proof of service on applicants, in the form of an affidavit or, for lawyers, a certificate of service. Pursuant to rule 0–5 under the Act, hearing requests should state the nature of the writer’s interest, any facts E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 62 (Thursday, March 31, 2016)]
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

[Release No. IC-32051]


Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of 
the Investment Company Act of 1940

March 25, 2016.
    The following is a notice of applications for deregistration under 
section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 for the month of 
March 2016. A copy of each application may be obtained via the 
Commission's Web site by searching for the file number, or for an 
applicant using the Company name box, at http://www.sec.gov/search/search.htm or by calling (202) 551-8090. An order granting each 
application will be issued unless the SEC orders a hearing. Interested 
persons may request a hearing on any application by writing to the 
SEC's Secretary at the address below and serving the relevant applicant 
with a copy of the request, personally or by mail. Hearing requests 
should be received by the SEC by 5:30 p.m. on April 19, 2016, and 
should be accompanied by proof of service on applicants, in the form of 
an affidavit or, for lawyers, a certificate of service. Pursuant to 
Rule 0-5 under the Act, hearing requests should state the nature of the 
writer's interest, any facts bearing upon the desirability of a hearing 
on the matter, the reason for the request, and the issues contested. 
Persons who wish to be notified of a hearing may request notification 
by writing to the Commission's Secretary.

ADDRESSES: The Commission: Secretary, U.S. Securities and Exchange 
Commission, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549-1090.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jessica Shin, Attorney-Adviser, at 
(202) 551-5921 or Chief Counsel's Office at (202) 551-6821; SEC, 
Division of Investment Management, Chief Counsel's Office, 100 F Street 
NE., Washington, DC 20549-8010.

Curian Series Trust [File No. 811-22495]

    Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to 
be an investment company. On December 10, 2015, January 21, 2016, and 
February 2, 2016, applicant made liquidating distributions to its 
shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of $172,315 incurred 
in connection with the liquidation were paid by applicant's investment 
adviser.
    Filing Date: The application was filed on February 26, 2016.
    Applicant's Address: 7601 Technology Way, Denver, Colorado 80237.

ALTMFX Trust [File No. 811-22989]

    Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to 
be an investment company. On December 3, 2015 and December 29, 2015, 
applicant made liquidating distributions to its shareholders, based on 
net asset value. Expenses of approximately $31,641 incurred in 
connection with the liquidation were paid by applicant, applicant's 
custodian, and applicant's administrator.
    Filing Date: The application was filed on February 29, 2016.
    Applicant's Address: Three Canal Plaza, Suite 600, Portland, Maine 
04101.

Lazard Alternative Emerging Markets 1099 Fund [File No. 811-22590]

    Summary: Applicant, a closed-end investment company, seeks an order 
declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On December 
31, 2015, applicant transferred its remaining assets and known 
liabilities to a liquidating trust, based on net asset value. Each 
shareholder of applicant has received a pro rata interest in the 
liquidating trust. Expenses of approximately $125,000 incurred in 
connection with the liquidation were paid by applicant's investment 
adviser.

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    Filing Date: The application was filed on March 1, 2016.
    Applicant's Address: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York 
10112.

Laudus Institutional Trust [File No. 811-08759]

    Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to 
be an investment company. Each series of applicant has transferred its 
assets to a corresponding series of Laudus Trust and, on February 6, 
2015, made a final distribution to its shareholders based on net asset 
value. Expenses of approximately $89,296 incurred in connection with 
the reorganization were paid by applicant and the acquiring fund.
    Filing Date: The application was filed on March 1, 2016.
    Applicant's Address: 211 Main Street, San Francisco, California 
94105.

 Meeder Premier Portfolios [File No. 811-21424]

    Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to 
be an investment company. On October 31, 2006, applicant made a 
liquidating distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. 
Expenses of $84,989 incurred in connection with the liquidation were 
paid by applicant.
    Filing Dates: The application was filed on February 1, 2016, and 
amended on March 1, 2016 and March 9, 2016.
    Applicant's Address: 6125 Memorial Drive, Dublin, Ohio 43017.

Tea Leaf Management Investment Trust [File No. 811-22737]

    Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to 
be an investment company. On January 29, 2016, applicant made a 
liquidating distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. 
Expenses of $5,850 incurred in connection with the liquidation were 
paid by applicant's investment adviser.
    Filing Dates: The application was filed on March 7, 2016 and 
amended on March 15, 2016.
    Applicant's Address: 370 Lexington Avenue, Suite 201, New York, New 
York 10017.

Cottonwood Mutual Funds [File No. 811-22602]

    Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to 
be an investment company. Applicant transferred its assets to a 
corresponding series of World Funds Trust and, on February 8, 2016, 
made a final distribution to its shareholders based on net asset value. 
Expenses of approximately $10,000 incurred in connection with the 
reorganization were paid by applicant's investment adviser.
    Filing Date: The application was filed on March 11, 2016.
    Applicant's Address: 225 West Washington Street, 21st Floor, 
Chicago, Illinois 60606.

Meyers Capital Investments Trust [File No. 811-22180]

    Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to 
be an investment company. On February 29, 2016, applicant made a 
liquidating distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. 
Expenses of $2,750 incurred in connection with the liquidation were 
paid by applicant's investment adviser.
    Filing Date: The application was filed on March 18, 2016.
    Applicant's Address: 2695 Sandover Road, Columbus, Ohio 43220.

    For the Commission, by the Division of Investment Management, 
pursuant to delegated authority.
Robert W. Errett,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-07209 Filed 3-30-16; 8:45 am]
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