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Strategic Allocation Series

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Product Overview

Invested in approximately 45% U.S. equity, 15% non-U.S. equity, and 40% fixed income, this portfolio may be suitable for investors who want income and growth from one fund. The U.S. equity allocation emphasizes companies with a competitive advantage, strong management, and low financial risk that are able to grow over market cycles, despite their discounted valuations. The non-U.S. equity allocation employs bottom-up fundamental analysis along with top-down macro views to identify the best investment opportunities. The fixed income manager employs a time tested approach of active sector rotation, extensive credit research, and disciplined risk management designed to capitalize on opportunities across undervalued areas of the fixed income markets.

Effective September 7, 2016, Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management became the subadviser to the domestic equity portion of the Series. Performance and characteristics of the domestic equity portion prior to this date were attained by the previous manager. Concurrently, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co. was added as subadviser to the Series.

Management Team

Investment Partners

Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co.

Duff & Phelps (international equity) manages a high-conviction core portfolio where stock selection is informed by a forward looking analysis of cash flow return on invested capital.

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Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management, LLC

Kayne Anderson Rudnick (domestic equity) invests in a select group of large-cap growth companies believed to be undervalued relative to their future growth potential.

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Newfleet Asset Management, LLC

Newfleet Asset Management leverages the knowledge and skill of a team of investment professionals with expertise in every sector of the bond market, including evolving, specialized, and out-of-favor sectors.

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Portfolio Managers
Doug Foreman
Douglas S. Foreman, CFA

Chief Investment Officer

Industry start date: 1989

Start date with fund: 2016

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Frederick Brimberg BW 400x400
Frederick A. Brimberg

Senior Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager

Industry start date: 1979

Start date with fund: 2016

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David Albrycht
David L. Albrycht, CFA

President and Chief Investment Officer

Industry start date: 1985

Start date with fund: 2007

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Stephen Hooker
Stephen H. Hooker, CFA

Managing Director of Foreign Research and Portfolio Manager

Industry start date: 1993

Start date with fund: 2017

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Portfolio Characteristics

Top Holdings (% Series)
(as of 06/30/2017)
Security
Facebook, Inc. Class A
4.70
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Sponsored ADR
2.57
U.S. Treasury Bond, 2.5% 02/15/2046
2.43
Amazon.com, Inc.
2.04
Visa Inc. Class A
1.70
Priceline Group Inc
1.63
Monster Beverage Corporation
1.58
Celgene Corporation
1.57
Starbucks Corporation
1.54
Las Vegas Sands Corp.
1.45
Characteristics4
(as of 06/30/2017)
Average Weighted Market Cap (billions) $129.32
Median Market Cap (billions) $30.65
Trailing PE 24.63x
Price-to-Cash Flow 23.13
Price-to-Book Value 5.23
3-Year EPS Growth Rate 20.08
Sector Allocation (% Equity)
(as of 06/30/2017)

Performance & Risk

Growth of $10,000 Investment
From to

This chart assumes an initial investment of $10,000 made on for Class ddd shares including any applicable sales charges. Performance assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gain distributions.

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Performance data quoted represents past results. Past performance is no guarantee of future results and current performance may be higher or lower than the performance shown. Investment return and principal value will fluctuate, so your shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost.

Returns for periods of less than one year are cumulative total returns.

Sales Charge and Expenses
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Risk Statistics3
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Risk Considerations
Equity Securities: The market price of equity securities may be adversely affected by financial market, industry, or issuer-specific events. Focus on a particular style or on small or medium-sized companies may enhance that risk.
Credit & Interest: Debt securities are subject to various risks, the most prominent of which are credit and interest rate risk. The issuer of a debt security may fail to make interest and/or principal payments. Values of debt securities may rise or fall in response to changes in interest rates, and this risk may be enhanced with longer-term maturities.
Foreign & Emerging Markets: Investing internationally, especially in emerging markets, involves additional risks such as currency, political, accounting, economic, and market risk.
Allocation: The fund's exposure to different asset classes may not be optimal for market conditions at a given time. Asset allocation does not guarantee a profit or protect against a loss in declining markets.
High Yield-High Risk Fixed Income Securities: There is a greater level of credit risk and price volatility involved with high yield securities than investment grade securities.
Prospectus: For additional information on risks, please see the fund's prospectus.

Documents & Resources

Marketing Materials
VIT Strategic Allocation Series Fact Sheet
Virtus Strategic Allocation Series Commentary
Virtus VIT Series New Account Application
VVIT Capabilities
Financial Materials
Virtus Strategic Allocation Series Prospectus
Virtus Strategic Allocation Series Summary Prospectus
Virtus Variable Insurance Trust XBRL 485B 04 25 2017
Virtus Variable Insurance Trust SAI
Virtus Variable Insuance Trust Annual Report
Virtus Variable Insurance Trust Semiannual Report
Holdings
VIT Strategic Allocation Holdings Quarterly


The investments for the Series are managed by the same portfolio manager(s) who manage one or more other funds that have similar names, investment objectives and investment styles as the Series. You should be aware that the Series is likely to differ from the other mutual funds in size, cash flow pattern and tax matters. Accordingly, the holdings and performance of the Series can be expected to vary from those of the other mutual funds.

Shares of the separate Series of Virtus Variable Insurance Trust are sold only through the currently effective prospectuses and are not available to the general public. Shares of the VIT Series may be purchased only by life insurance companies to be used with their separate accounts which fund variable annuity and variable life insurance policies or qualified retirement plans and are also available as an underlying investment fund for certain qualified retirement plans. The performance information for the Series does not reflect fees and expenses of the insurance companies. If such fees and expenses were deducted, performance would be lower.

Please carefully consider the investment objectives, risks, charges, and expenses of the Series before investing. For this and other information about any Virtus Variable Insurance Trust Series, call 1-800-367-5877 or visit Virtus.com for a prospectus and/or summary prospectus. Read it carefully before you invest or send money.

Morningstar Disclosures: 

The Morningstar RatingTM for funds, or "star rating", is calculated for managed products (including mutual funds, variable annuity and variable life subaccounts, exchange-traded funds, closed-end funds, and separate accounts) with at least a three-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars, and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three-, five-, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% three-year rating for 36-59 months of total returns, 60% five-year rating/40% three-year rating for 60-119 months of total returns, and 50% 10-year rating/30% five-year rating/20% three-year rating for 120 or more months of total returns. While the 10-year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the 10-year period, the most recent three-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods.

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1 Yields/Distributions: Distribution Yield (at NAV) is calculated by annualizing the latest month's distribution and dividing by the NAV on the last business day of the period. SEC Yield represents the net investment income earned by a fund over a 30-day period (7-day period for Money Market Funds), expressed as an annual percentage rate based on the fund's public offering share price at the end of the 30-day period (7-day period for Money Market Funds).

2 Distribution History: Distributions are represented on a cash basis and may be reclassified at year end for tax purposes. The Fund will send you a Form 1099-DIV for the calendar year that will tell you how to report these distributions for federal income tax purposes. STCG: Short Term Capital Gain, LTCG: Long Term Capital Gain

3 Risk Statistics: R2 is a statistical measure that represents the percentage of a fund or security's movements that can be explained by movements in a benchmark index. Beta is a quantitative measure of the volatility of a given portfolio to the overall market. Alpha is a risk adjusted measure of an investment's excess return relative to a benchmark. A positive Alpha indicates that the investment produced a return greater than expected for the risk (as measured by Beta) taken. Standard Deviation measures variability of returns around the average return for an investment fund. Higher standard deviation suggests greater risk. Risk Statistics are calculated using 36 monthly returns.

4 Characteristics: For Equity Funds: Trailing P/E: Per-share stock price divided by the latest12-months Earnings per Share; Price/Cash Flow: Per-share stock price divided by the per-share operating cash flow; Price/Book: Per-share stock price divided by the latest 12-month per-share Book Value; 3-Year EPS Growth Rate: Average of earnings per share growth for latest 3-year period. The 3-Year EPS Growth Rate is not a forecast of the fund's performance.

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