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GemCom, LLC

FVIT WMC Research Managed Risk Portfolio

Class II shares


1-877-881-7735

www.Forethought.com


Summary Prospectus     October 17, 2013


Before you invest, you may want to review the Fund’s prospectus, which contains more information about the Fund and its risks. The Fund’s prospectus and Statement of Additional Information, both dated October 17, 2013, are incorporated by reference into this Summary Prospectus. You can obtain these documents and other information about the Fund online at www.geminifund.com/ForethoughtDocuments. You can also obtain these documents at no cost by calling 1-866-672-3863 or by sending an email request to orderFVIT@geminifund.com.


Investment Objectives:  The Portfolio seeks to provide income and capital appreciation while seeking to manage volatility.


Fees and Expenses of the Portfolio:  This table describes the fees and expenses that you may pay if you buy and hold shares of the Portfolio.  The table and the example do not include any fees or sales charges imposed by your variable insurance contract. If they were included, your costs would be higher. Please refer to your variable annuity or insurance contract prospectus for information on the separate account fees and expenses associated with your contract.  


Shareholder Fees

(fees paid directly from your investment)

Class II shares

Maximum Sales Charge (Load) Imposed on Purchases (as a percentage of offering price)

None

Maximum Deferred Sales Charge (Load) (as a percentage of redemption proceeds)

None

Maximum Sales Charge (Load) Imposed on Reinvested Dividends and Other Distributions

None

Redemption Fee (as a percentage of amount redeemed)

None

Annual Portfolio Operating Expenses

(expenses that you pay each year as a
percentage of the value of your investment)

 

Management Fees

0.85%

Distribution and Service (12b-1) Fees

0.25%

Other Expenses(1)

0.15%

Total Annual Portfolio Operating Expenses

1.25%

Fee Waiver and/or Reimbursement(2)  

(0.05)%

Total Annual Portfolio Operating Expenses After Fee Waiver and/or Reimbursement

1.20%

(1)

Estimated for the current fiscal year.

(2)

The Portfolio’s adviser has contractually agreed to waive its fees and to reimburse expenses, at least until April 30, 2015, to ensure that total annual portfolio operating expenses after fee waiver and/or reimbursement (exclusive of any front-end or contingent deferred loads, brokerage fees and commissions, Acquired Fund Fees and Expenses, borrowing costs (such as interest and dividend expense on securities sold short), taxes and extraordinary expenses, such as litigation) will not exceed 1.20% of average daily net assets attributable to the Portfolio’s shares.  The expense reimbursement is subject to possible recoupment from the Portfolio in future years on a rolling three year basis (within the three years after the fees have been waived or reimbursed) if such recoupment can be achieved within the foregoing expense limit.  This agreement may be terminated only by the Portfolio's Board of Trustees, on 60 days’ written notice to the adviser.


Example:  This Example is intended to help you compare the cost of investing in the Portfolio with the cost of investing in other mutual funds.

The Example assumes that you invest $10,000 in the Portfolio for the time periods indicated and then redeem all of your shares at the end of those periods.  You would pay the same expenses if you did not redeem your shares.  However, each insurance contract and separate account involves fees and expenses that are not included in the Example.  If these fees and expenses were included in the Example, your overall expenses would be higher.  The Example also assumes that your investment has a 5% return each year and that the Portfolio's operating expenses remain the same.  Although your actual costs may be higher or lower, based upon these assumptions your costs would be:

1 Year

3 Years

$122

$392





Portfolio Turnover:  The Portfolio pays transaction costs, such as commissions, when it buys and sells securities (or "turns over" its portfolio). These costs, which are not reflected in annual portfolio operating expenses or in the Example, affect the Portfolio's performance. A higher portfolio turnover rate may indicate higher transaction costs. As the Portfolio is new and has no shares outstanding, it does not have a portfolio turnover rate at this time.


Principal Investment Strategies:  The Portfolio is managed in a balanced investment strategy in which the adviser allocates the assets of the Portfolio to investment strategies managed by sub-advisers. Wellington Management Company, LLP (“Wellington Management”) manages an equity strategy and a fixed income strategy (collectively referred to as the “Wellington Management Allocation”). Milliman Financial Risk Management LLC (“Milliman”) manages the Portfolio’s investments in futures and other derivatives to seek to manage the risk characteristics of the overall Portfolio.  


The adviser seeks to achieve the Portfolio’s investment objective by allocating, under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the Portfolio’s net assets to the Wellington Management Allocation. Under normal circumstances, the adviser generally expects to allocate approximately 65% of the Wellington Management Allocation to the equity strategy, and approximately 35% of the Wellington Management Allocation to the fixed income strategy, although the adviser may modify the target allocation from time to time.


Wellington Management’s equity strategy seeks to provide long-term total returns by investing primarily in equity securities of U.S. companies and, to a lesser extent, foreign companies.  In managing the equity strategy, Wellington Management will allocate the Portfolio’s assets across a variety of industries, selecting companies in each industry based on the research of Wellington Management’s team of global industry analysts. The Portfolio will typically seek to maintain representation in each major industry represented in the S&P 500 Index. Wellington Management may invest up to 15% of the Portfolio’s net assets allocated to the equity strategy in securities of foreign issuers and non-dollar securities.


In analyzing a prospective investment for its equity strategy, Wellington Management utilizes what is sometimes referred to as a “bottom-up” approach, which is the use of fundamental analysis to identify specific securities for purchase or sale. Fundamental analysis of a company involves the assessment of such factors as its business environment, management quality, balance sheet, income statement, anticipated earnings, revenues and dividends, and other related measures or indicators of valuation and growth potential.


Wellington Management’s fixed income strategy seeks to provide long-term total returns by investing in a broad range of high-quality U.S. fixed income securities.  The investment universe primarily includes U.S. government and agency securities, mortgage and structured finance securities, and investment-grade U.S. dollar-denominated corporate and sovereign securities.  The fixed income strategy does not invest in below investment grade securities or securities denominated in foreign currencies.  The fixed income strategy may invest in fixed income-related derivatives, including, but not limited to futures contracts, forward transactions and swap agreements.  


The Portfolio's adviser seeks to reduce return volatility by employing Milliman to execute a managed risk strategy. The sub-adviser’s managed risk strategy consists of using hedge instruments to reduce the downside risk of the majority of the Portfolio's securities. These hedge instruments may include: equity futures contracts, treasury futures contracts, currency futures contracts, and other hedge instruments judged by the sub-adviser to be necessary to achieve the goals of the managed risk strategy. The sub-adviser may also buy or sell futures contracts based on one or more market indices in an attempt to maintain the Portfolio’s volatility at the targeted level in an environment in which the sub-adviser expects market volatility to decrease or increase, respectively. The sub-adviser selects individual futures contracts that it believes will have prices that are highly correlated (negatively) to the Portfolio's positions. These instruments are selected based on Milliman’s analysis of the relation of various equity indexes to the Portfolio’s holdings. In addition, Milliman will monitor liquidity levels of relevant futures contracts and transparency provided by exchanges as the counterparties in hedging transactions.  The sub-adviser adjusts futures positions to manage overall net Portfolio risk exposure.


During periods of rising security prices, the amount of futures contracts increases over time to preserve gains on the Portfolio's positions. It is anticipated that during a market decline, gains on the Portfolio’s futures positions will help offset losses in the value of the Portfolio’s securities. Following declines, a downside rebalancing strategy will be used to decrease the amount of futures contracts used to protect the Portfolio. The sub-adviser also adjusts futures positions to realign individual hedges when the adviser rebalances the Portfolio's asset allocation profile. Depending on market conditions, scenarios may occur where the Portfolio has no long or short positions in any futures contracts.


Milliman will regularly adjust the level of exchange-traded futures contracts to seek to manage the overall net risk level of the Portfolio. Even in periods of low volatility in the equity markets, Milliman will continue to use the hedging strategy to seek to preserve gains after favorable market conditions and reduce losses in adverse market conditions. In situations of extreme market volatility, the exchange-traded equity index futures could significantly reduce the Portfolio’s net economic exposure to equity securities. The Portfolio’s investment in exchange-traded futures and their accompanying costs could limit the Portfolio’s gains in rising markets relative to those of equity and fixed income securities, or to those of unhedged funds in general.


The adviser utilizes a “manager of managers” structure in which the adviser retains sub-advisers to select investments for the Portfolio.  The Portfolio and the adviser were granted an exemptive order from have requested that the Securities and Exchange Commission grant an exemptive order (the “Manager of Managers Order”) that would allows the adviser to hire a new sub-adviser or sub-advisers without shareholder approval. Within 90 days after hiring any new sub-adviser, the Portfolio’s shareholders will receive information about the new sub-advisory relationship.




Principal Investment Risks:  As with all mutual funds, there is the risk that you could lose money through your investment in the Portfolio.  Many factors affect the Portfolio's net asset value and performance.  The following is a summary description of principal risks of investing in the Portfolio.


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Asset Allocation:  The Portfolio’s percentage allocations among its investments could cause the Portfolio to underperform relative to relevant benchmarks and other mutual funds with similar investment objectives.

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Credit Risk: Issuers might not make payments on debt securities, resulting in losses. Credit quality of securities may be lowered if an issuer's financial condition changes, also resulting in losses.

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Derivatives Risk: The Portfolio’s use of derivatives may reduce the Portfolio’s returns and/or increase volatility. Volatility is defined as the characteristic of a security, an index or a market to fluctuate significantly in price within a short time period. Derivatives are also subject to counterparty risk, which is the risk that the other party in the transaction will not fulfill its contractual obligation. A risk of the Portfolio’s use of derivatives is that the fluctuations in their values may not correlate perfectly with the overall securities markets. The possible lack of a liquid secondary market for derivatives and the resulting inability of the Portfolio to sell or otherwise close a derivatives position could expose the Portfolio to losses and could make derivatives more difficult for the Portfolio to value accurately. Derivatives may give rise to a form of leverage and may expose the Portfolio to greater risk and increase its costs. Recent legislation calls for new regulation of the derivatives markets. The extent and impact of the regulation is not yet known and may not be known for some time. New regulation may make derivatives more costly, may limit the availability of derivatives, or may otherwise adversely affect the value or performance of derivatives.

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Futures:  A futures contract is considered a derivative because it derives its value from the price of the underlying security or financial index. The prices of futures contracts can be volatile, and futures contracts may be illiquid. In addition, there may be imperfect or even negative correlation between the price of a futures contract and the price of the underlying securities.

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Hedging:  Futures contracts may not provide an effective hedge of the underlying securities or indexes because changes in the prices of futures contracts may not track those of the securities or indexes they are intended to hedge. In addition, the managed risk strategy may not effectively protect the Portfolio from market declines and will limit the Portfolio’s participation in market gains. The use of the managed risk strategy could cause the Portfolio to underperform as compared to the equity and fixed income securities in certain rising market conditions.

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Equity Risk:  The net asset value of the Portfolio will fluctuate based on changes in the value of the equity securities in which it invests.  Common and preferred stock prices can fall rapidly in response to developments affecting a specific company or industry, or to changing economic, political or market conditions.

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Fixed Income Risk:  The value of bonds and other fixed income securities will fluctuate with changes in interest rates.  Typically, a rise in interest rates causes a decline in the value of fixed income securities.

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Foreign Currency Risk:  Foreign equity securities denominated in non-US dollar currencies will subject the Portfolio to currency trading risks that include market risk and country risk.  Market risk results from adverse changes in exchange rates.  Country risk arises because a government may interfere with transactions in its currency.

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Foreign Investment Risk:  Foreign investing involves risks not typically associated with U.S. investments, including adverse fluctuations in foreign currency values, adverse political, social and economic developments, less liquidity, greater volatility, less developed or less efficient trading markets, political instability and differing auditing and legal standards.  

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Limited History of Operation:  The Portfolio has a limited history of operation for investors to evaluate.  

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Management Risk:  The strategies employed by the Portfolio’s sub-advisers may not produce the desired results, and may result in losses to the Portfolio.

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Market Risk:  Overall securities market risks may affect the value of individual equity and fixed income securities.  Factors such as foreign and domestic economic growth and market conditions, interest rate levels, and political events may adversely affect the securities markets.  

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Short Positions:  Losses from short positions in futures contracts occur when the underlying index increases in value. As the underlying index increases in value, the holder of the short position in the corresponding futures contract is required to pay the difference in value of the futures contract resulting from the increase in the index on a daily basis. Losses from a short position in an index futures contract could potentially be very large if the value of the underlying index rises dramatically in a short period of time.




Performance: Because the Portfolio has less than a full calendar year of investment operations, no bar chart or Average Annual Total Returns table is presented for the Portfolio at this time. In the future, performance information will be presented in this section of this Prospectus. Also, shareholder reports containing financial and performance information will be mailed to shareholders semi-annually.  Updated performance information will be available at no cost by calling the Portfolio toll-free at
1-877-881-7735.


Investment Adviser:  Forethought Investment Advisors, LLC


Investment Adviser Portfolio Managers:  Eric Todd, CFA, President of the adviser, and Cameron Jeffreys, CFA, Vice President and Senior Research Analyst of the adviser, have served as portfolio managers since the Portfolio commenced operations in 2013.


Sub-Adviser:  Wellington Management Company, LLP


Sub-Adviser Portfolio Managers: Cheryl M. Duckworth, CFA, Managing Director and Associate Director of Global Industry Research affiliated with Wellington Management and located outside the U.S., supervises and coordinates a team of global industry analysts that manage the equity portion of the Wellington Management Allocation and has served in this capacity for the Portfolio since its inception in 2013. Ms. Duckworth joined Wellington Management as an investment professional in 1994.


Mark D. Mandel, CFA, Senior Vice President and Director of Global Industry Research of Wellington Management, supervises a team of global industry analysts that manage the equity portion of the Wellington Management Allocation and has served in this capacity for the Portfolio since its inception in 2013. Mr. Mandel is not involved in the day-to-day management of the Portfolio. Mr. Mandel joined Wellington Management as an investment professional in 1994.


Michael E. Stack, Senior Vice President and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager of Wellington Management, has served as portfolio manager for the fixed income portion of the Wellington Management Allocation since its inception in 2013.  Mr. Stack joined Wellington Management as an investment professional in 2000.  


Glen M. Goldman, Vice President and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager of Wellington Management, has served as portfolio manager for the fixed income portion of the Wellington Management Allocation since its inception in 2013.  Mr. Goldman joined Wellington Management as an investment professional in 2007.


Sub-Adviser:  Milliman Financial Risk Management LLC


Sub-Adviser Portfolio Manager:  Adam Schenck, CFA, FRM is the Portfolio Manager of the sub-adviser and has served as a portfolio manager since the Portfolio commenced operations in 2013.


Purchase and Sale of Portfolio Shares:  Shares of the Portfolio are intended to be sold to certain separate accounts of the participating life insurance companies, as well as qualified pension and retirement plans and certain unregistered separate accounts.  You and other purchasers of variable annuity contracts, variable life contracts, and participants in pension and retirement plans will not own shares of the Portfolio directly.  Rather, all shares will be held by the separate accounts or plans for your benefit and the benefit of other purchasers or participants. You may purchase and redeem shares of the Portfolio on any day that the New York Stock Exchange is open, or as permitted under your insurance contract, separate account or retirement plan.


Tax Information:  It is the Portfolio's intention to distribute income and gains to the separate accounts.  Generally, owners of variable insurance contracts are not taxed currently on income or gains realized by the separate accounts with respect to such contracts. However, some distributions from such contracts may be taxable at ordinary income tax rates. In addition, distributions made to a contract owner who is younger than 59 1/2 may be subject to a 10% penalty tax. Investors should ask their own tax advisors for more information on their own tax situation, including possible state or local taxes. Please refer to your insurance contract prospectus or retirement plan documents for additional information on taxes.

Payments to Other Financial Intermediaries:  The Portfolio or the adviser may pay an insurance company and other intermediaries for the sale of Portfolio shares and/or other services.  These payments may create a conflict of interest by influencing the insurance company or other intermediary and your salesperson to recommend a variable contract and the Portfolio over another investment.  Ask your salesperson or visit your financial intermediary’s website for more information.