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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, 2015

 

 

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, 2015.  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

 

151,449,574

 

6,430,144

 

57,107

 

11,036,631

 

G. Andrew Cox

 

156,485,896

 

1,327,810

 

123,119

 

11,036,631

 

Jeffrey J. Diermeier

 

157,342,804

 

462,679

 

131,342

 

11,036,631

 

Eugene Flood, Jr.

 

157,398,166

 

417,245

 

121,414

 

11,036,631

 

J. Richard Fredericks

 

157,386,307

 

428,811

 

121,707

 

11,036,631

 

Deborah R. Gatzek

 

157,329,684

 

477,668

 

129,473

 

11,036,631

 

Seiji Inagaki

 

157,435,585

 

440,658

 

60,582

 

11,036,631

 

Lawrence E. Kochard

 

156,620,846

 

1,192,489

 

123,490

 

11,036,631

 

Glenn S. Schafer

 

157,397,419

 

466,557

 

72,849

 

11,036,631

 

Richard M. Weil

 

157,158,835

 

659,040

 

118,950

 

11,036,631

 

Billie I. Williamson

 

157,395,473

 

419,194

 

122,158

 

11,036,631

 

 

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 2015:

 

 

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Proposal 2

 

167,573,100

 

1,169,648

 

230,708

 

 

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

 

136,594,262

 

21,087,289

 

255,274

 

11,036,631

 

 



 

Proposal No. 4: Approve and Adopt an Amendment to the Amended and Restated Janus 2010 Long-Term Incentive Stock Plan. By the vote reflected below, our shareholders approved and adopted an amendment to the Amended and Restated Janus 2010 Long-Term Incentive Stock Plan to increase authorized shares and increase grant limits:

 

 

 

For

 

Against

 

Abstain

 

Broker Non-
Votes

 

Proposal 4

 

135,058,564

 

22,567,013

 

311,248

 

11,036,631

 

 

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 28, 2015

 

By:

/s/ David W. Grawemeyer

 

 

 

 

Executive Vice President and
General Counsel

 

 

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