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13G Filing: Vulcan Value Partners, LLC and Virtus Investment Partners Inc. (VRTS)

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Ownership Summary Table

Name Sole Voting Power Shared Voting Power Sole Dispositive Power Shared Dispositive Power Aggregate Amount Owned Power Percent of Class
Vulcan Value Partners 432,463 0 439,797 0 439,797 6.09%
Mr. C.T. Fitzpatrick 0 0 0 0 0 0%

Page 1 of 7 – SEC Filing

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES
AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON,
D.C. 20549

_________________________

 

SCHEDULE 13G/A

 

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 6)1

Virtus
Investment Partners, Inc.

______________________________________________________________________________

(Name of Issuer)

Common Stock

______________________________________________________________________________

(Title of Class of Securities)

92828Q109

______________________________________________________________________________

(CUSIP Number)

September 30, 2017

_________________________________________________________________________________

(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this
Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the
rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

[X]       Rule
13d-1(b)

[_]       Rule
13d-1(c)

[_]       Rule
13d-1(d)

___________

1       The
remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the
subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosure provided
in a prior cover page.

The information required
in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject
to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

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1.       NAME
OF REPORTING PERSON

Vulcan
Value Partners, LLC

2.       CHECK
THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)       [
]

(b)       [
]

3.       SEC
USE ONLY

4.       CITIZENSHIP
OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Delaware

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY
EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH

5.       SOLE
VOTING POWER

432,463

6.       SHARED
VOTING POWER

0

7.       SOLE
DISPOSITIVE POWER

439,797

8.       SHARED
DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

9. AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

439,797

10. CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES

[ ]

11. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

6.09%

12. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

IA

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1.       NAME
OF REPORTING PERSON

Mr.
C.T. Fitzpatrick

2.       CHECK
THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP

(a)       [
]

(b)       [
]

3.       SEC
USE ONLY

4.       CITIZENSHIP
OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION

Citizen of United States

NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY
EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH

5.       SOLE
VOTING POWER

0

6.       SHARED
VOTING POWER

0

7.       SOLE
DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

8.       SHARED
DISPOSITIVE POWER

0

9. AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON

0

10. CHECK BOX IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES

[X] – see note
in Item 3(g).

11. PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW 9

0%

12. TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON

HC

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Page 4 of 7 – SEC Filing

SCHEDULE 13G

Item 1.

(a)       Name
of Issuer:

Virtus Investment Partners, Inc.

(b)       Address
of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:

100 Pearl Street

9th Floor

Hartford, CT 06103

Item 2.

(a)       Name
of Person Filing:

Vulcan Value Partners, LLC

Mr. C.T. Fitzpatrick

(b)       Address
of Principal Business Office, or if None, Residence:

Three Protective Center,
2801 Highway 280 South

Suite 300

Birmingham, AL 35223

(c)       Citizenship:

Vulcan Value Partners,
LLC – a Delaware limited liability company

Mr. C.T.
Fitzpatrick – U.S. Citizen

(d)       Title
of Class of Securities:

Incorporated by reference
from the Cover Page.

(e)       CUSIP
Number:

Incorporated by reference
from the Cover Page.

Item 3. If this Statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the
person filing is a:
(e) [X] An investment adviser
registered under Section 203 of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. This statement is being filed by Vulcan Value Partners, LLC
as a registered investment adviser. All of the securities covered by this report are owned legally by Vulcan Value Partners, LLC’s
investment advisory clients and none are owned directly or indirectly by Vulcan Value Partners, LLC. As permitted by Rule 13d-4,
the filing of this statement shall not be construed as an admission that Vulcan Value Partners, LLC is the beneficial owner of
any of the securities covered by this statement.

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Page 5 of 7 – SEC Filing

(g) [X] Parent
Holding Company or Control Person. This statement is also being filed by Mr. C. T. Fitzpatrick, Chief Executive Officer/Chief Investment
Officer/Principal of Vulcan Value Partners, LLC in the event that he could be deemed to be a controlling person of that firm as
the result of his official positions with or ownership of its voting securities. The existence of such control is expressly disclaimed.
Mr. Fitzpatrick and/or members of his immediate family own 639 shares of the securities covered by this statement for his or their
own accounts, in a managed account over which Vulcan Value Partners, LLC serves as the investment adviser. Vulcan Value Partners,
LLC exercises voting and dispositive power over such account. Mr. Fitzpatrick and/or members of his immediate family may also hold
shares of the registered investment companies to which Vulcan Value Partners, LLC serves as investment adviser, which may hold
shares of the securities covered by this statement. As permitted by Rule 13d-4, the filing of this statement shall not be construed
as an admission that Mr. Fitzpatrick is the beneficial owner of any of the securities covered by this statement.
Item 4. Ownership.
(a) Amount Beneficially Owned:

439,797

(b)
Percent of Class:

6.09%

(c)       Number
of Shares as to Which Such Person has:

(i)       Sole
Power to Vote or Direct the Vote.

432,463

(ii)       Shared
Power to Vote or to Direct the Vote.

0

(iii)       Sole
Power to Dispose or to Direct the Disposition of.

439,797

(iv)       Shared
Power to Dispose or to Direct the Disposition of.

0

Item 5. Ownership of Five Percent (5%) or Less of a Class.

If
this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial
owner of more than 5 percent of the class of securities, check the following
[_]

Item 6. Ownership of More than Five Percent (5%) on Behalf of Another Person.

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Page 6 of 7 – SEC Filing

Various persons, including the
investment companies and owners of the separate accounts to which Vulcan Value Partners, LLC (“Vulcan”) serves as investment
adviser, have the right to receive or the power to direct the receipt of dividends from, or the proceeds from the sale of, the
securities that are the subject of this schedule. Except as may be otherwise indicated if this is a joint filing, not more than
5% of the class of securities that is the subject of this schedule is owned by any one client advised by Vulcan.

Item 7. Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary which Acquired the Security being Reported
on by the Parent Holding Company.

Not Applicable.

Item 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

Not Applicable.

Item 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group.

Not Applicable.

Item 10. Certifications.

By signing below I certify that,
to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business
and were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer
of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that
purpose or effect.

SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry
and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

October 10, 2017

Date

Vulcan Value Partners,
LLC

By : /s/
W. Blevins Naff

Name : W. Blevins
Naff

Title : Chief
Compliance Officer

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Page 7 of 7 – SEC Filing

C.T. Fitzpatrick,
Individually

/s/ W. Blevins
Naff POA for

C.T. Fitzpatrick

Joint Filing Agreement

In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k) under
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the persons or entities named below agree to the joint filing on behalf of each of them of
this Schedule 13G/A with respect to the Securities of the Issuer and further agree that this joint filing agreement be included
as an exhibit to this Schedule 13G/A. In evidence thereof, the undersigned hereby execute this Agreement as of October 10, 2017.

Vulcan Value Partners,
LLC

By : /s/
W. Blevins Naff

Name : W. Blevins
Naff

Title : Chief
Compliance Officer

C.T. Fitzpatrick,
Individually

/s/ W. Blevins
Naff POA for

C.T.
Fitzpatrick

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