485BPOS 1 d402557d485bpos.htm VARIABLE INSURANCE TRUST Variable Insurance Trust

‘33 Act File No. 002-73024

‘40 Act File No. 811-03213

AS FILED WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION ON JANUARY 3, 2013

 

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933    x
Post-Effective Amendment No. 156    x

and/or

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

Amendment No. 157    x

(Check appropriate box or boxes)

 

 

NATIONWIDE VARIABLE INSURANCE TRUST

(EXACT NAME OF REGISTRANT AS SPECIFIED IN CHARTER)

 

 

1000 CONTINENTAL DRIVE, SUITE 400

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA 19406

(ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICE) (ZIP CODE)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code: (610) 230-2800

 

 

Send Copies of Communications to:

ALLAN J. OSTER, ESQ.

1000 CONTINENTAL DRIVE, SUITE 400

KING OF PRUSSIA, PA 19406

 

BARBARA A. NUGENT, ESQ.

STRADLEY RONON STEVENS & YOUNG, LLP

2600 ONE COMMERCE SQUARE

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA 19103

(NAME AND ADDRESS OF AGENT FOR SERVICE)  

 

 

It is proposed that this filing will become effective: (check appropriate box)

 

  x immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)
  ¨ on [date] pursuant to paragraph (b)
  ¨ 60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
  ¨ on [date] pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)
  ¨ 75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)
  ¨ on [date] pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of rule 485.

If appropriate, check the following box:

 

  ¨ This post-effective amendment designated a new effective date for a previously filed post-effective amendment.

 

 

 


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, Nationwide Variable Insurance Trust (a Delaware Statutory Trust) certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this registration statement under Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment Nos. 156, 157 to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the Township of Upper Merion, and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, on this 3rd day of January, 2013.

 

NATIONWIDE VARIABLE INSURANCE TRUST
BY:  

/s/ Allan J. Oster

Allan J. Oster, Attorney-In-Fact for Registrant

PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, THIS POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NOS. 156, 157 TO THE REGISTRATION STATEMENT OF NATIONWIDE VARIABLE INSURANCE TRUST HAS BEEN SIGNED BELOW BY THE FOLLOWING PERSONS IN THE CAPACITIES INDICATED ON THE 3RD DAY OF JANUARY, 2013.

 

Signature & Title
Principal Executive Officer

/s/ Michael S. Spangler*

Michael S. Spangler, President and
Chief Executive Officer
Principal Accounting and Financial Officer

/s/ Joseph Finelli*

Joseph Finelli, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer

/s/ Charles E. Allen*

Charles E. Allen, Trustee

/s/ Paula H.J. Cholmondeley*

Paula H.J. Cholmondeley, Trustee

/s/ Phyllis Kay Dryden*

Phyllis Kay Dryden, Trustee

/s/ Barbara L. Hennigar*

Barbara L. Hennigar, Trustee

/s/ Barbara I. Jacobs*

Barbara I. Jacobs, Trustee

/s/ Keith F. Karlawish*

Keith F. Karlawish, Trustee

/s/ Douglas F. Kridler*

Douglas F. Kridler, Trustee

/s/ David C. Wetmore*

David C. Wetmore, Trustee and Chairman

 

*BY:  

/s/ Allan J. Oster

  Allan J. Oster, Attorney-In Fact


EXHIBIT LIST

 

Exhibit

No.

  

Exhibit

EX-101.INS    XBRL Instance Document
EX-101.SCH    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
EX-101.CALC    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase
EX-101.DEF    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase
EX-101.LAB    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase
EX-101.PRE    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase