497 1 cvst-497_070113.htm CURIAN VARIABLE SERIES TRUST 497E 07-01-2013



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Re: Curian Variable Series Trust (the “Trust”)  
  File Nos. 333-177369 and 811-22613  

Dear Sir/Madam:

Pursuant to Rule 497(e) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, we hereby file exhibits containing interactive data format risk/return summary information that reflects the risk/return summary information in the supplement dated July 1, 2013, filed pursuant to Rule 497(e), for the following Funds, which are funds of the above mentioned Trust:


Curian/PineBridge Merger Arbitrage Fund

Curian/Van Eck International Gold Fund


If you have any questions concerning this filing, please contact me at (312) 730-9721.
Very truly yours,
/s/ Diana R. Gonzalez
Diana R. Gonzalez