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Section 1: 8-K (8-K)

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C.  20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

April 24, 2014

 

 

Janus Capital Group Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

DELAWARE

 

001-15253

 

43-1804048

(State or other jurisdiction

 

(Commission file

 

(IRS Employer

of incorporation)

 

number)

 

Identification Number)

 

151 DETROIT STREET

DENVER, COLORADO 80206

(Address of principal executive offices)  (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

(303) 333-3863

 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

o    Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

o    Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

o    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

o    Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

 

 



 

Item 5.07              Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

The Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Janus Capital Group Inc. (the “Company”) was held in Denver, Colorado, on April 24, 2014.  At that meeting, the shareholders considered and acted upon the following proposals:

 

Proposal No. 1:  Election of Directors.  By the vote reflected below, our shareholders elected the following individuals as directors for a one-year term:

 

 

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-
Votes

 

Timothy K. Armour

 

145,473,315

 

11,138,865

 

40,065

 

14,434,648

 

G. Andrew Cox

 

146,400,591

 

10,207,599

 

44,055

 

14,434,648

 

Jeffrey J. Diermeier

 

155,699,775

 

879,027

 

73,443

 

14,434,648

 

Eugene Flood, Jr.

 

155,685,511

 

868,760

 

97,974

 

14,434,648

 

J. Richard Fredericks

 

155,619,099

 

960,295

 

72,851

 

14,434,648

 

Deborah R. Gatzek

 

155,718,032

 

867,002

 

67,211

 

14,434,648

 

Seiji Inagaki

 

156,020,398

 

558,660

 

73,187

 

14,434,648

 

Lawrence E. Kochard

 

147,161,392

 

9,448,600

 

42,253

 

14,434,648

 

Glenn S. Schafer

 

154,379,619

 

2,198,016

 

74,610

 

14,434,648

 

Richard M. Weil

 

155,206,604

 

1,227,278

 

218,363

 

14,434,648

 

 

Proposal No. 2:  Ratification of the Appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as Independent Auditor. By the vote reflected below, our shareholders ratified the appointment of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent auditor for fiscal year 2014:

 

 

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Proposal 2

 

166,769,001

 

4,021,366

 

296,526

 

 

Proposal No. 3:  Non-binding Advisory Vote Related to Executive Compensation. By the vote reflected below, our shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers:

 

 

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-
Votes

 

Proposal 3

 

139,517,227

 

16,282,415

 

852,603

 

14,434,648

 

 

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SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

 

 

Janus Capital Group Inc.

 

Date: April 25, 2014

By:

/s/ David W. Grawemeyer

 

 

Executive Vice President and

 

 

General Counsel

 

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