Virtus Investment Partners, Inc. (Virtus) is a provider of investment management products and services to individuals and institutions. The Company operates a multi-manager investment management business, comprised of affiliated managers and unaffiliated sub-advisors, each having its own distinct investment style, autonomous investment process and brand. Its retail products include open-end mutual funds, closed-end funds, variable insurance funds and separately managed accounts. Its fund family of open-end funds is distributed primarily through intermediaries. Its variable insurance trust provides investment options in variable annuities and life insurance products distributed by third party life insurance companies. Retail separately managed accounts are comprised of intermediary programs, sponsored and distributed by unaffiliated brokerage firms, and private client accounts. It also manages institutional accounts for corporations, multi-employer retirement funds and foundations.