SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
|Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
||October 8, 2014|
|Virtus Investment Partners, Inc.|
|(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction
| of incorporation)
|100 Pearl St., Hartford, CT
|(Address of principal executive offices)
|Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
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Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election
of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(d) Election of Directors
On October 8, 2014, the Board of Directors
of Virtus Investment Partners (the “Company”) elected Ms. Melody L. Jones and Mr. Stephen T. Zarrilli as directors
of the Company. Ms. Jones currently is the Chief Administrative Officer of CEB. Mr. Zarrilli currently
is the President and CEO of Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. The Board appointed Ms. Jones to its Compensation Committee and appointed
Mr. Zarrilli to its Audit Committee.
Ms. Jones and Mr. Zarrilli will each be
compensated for their service on the Board in accordance with the Company’s standard compensation policies and practices
for non-employee directors, the components of which were disclosed in the Company’s Proxy Statement for its 2014 Annual Meeting
of Shareholders dated April 3, 2014. As a portion of their compensation, Ms. Jones and Mr. Zarrilli each also received a grant
of common stock upon the effectiveness of their election to the Board in the amounts of 294 and 304 shares, respectively.
There are no arrangements or understandings
between either Ms. Jones or Mr. Zarrilli and any other person pursuant to which she or he was selected as a director.
A press release announcing the election
of Ms. Jones and Mr. Zarrilli as directors, as described above, is attached as Exhibit 99.1.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99.1 Press release of Virtus Investment Partners, Inc., dated
October 9, 2014.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act
of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
||VIRTUS INVESTMENT PARTNERS, INC.
|Dated: October 9, 2014
||/s/ Mark S. Flynn
||Mark S. Flynn
||Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary