S&P Upgrades Janus Capital Group to Investment Grade

Company Release - 1/10/2011 3:10 PM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) today issued the following statement on behalf of Dick Weil, CEO of Janus, following the announcement from S&P that it has upgraded the company’s credit rating to BBB- from BB+, with a stable outlook.

“We’re pleased that S&P recognizes the progress we’ve made in significantly deleveraging the firm’s balance sheet and creating a strong capital structure. Most importantly, Janus’ investment grade ratings from S&P and Moody’s reflect the firm’s commitment to being a stable and trusted partner to our clients through the expected volatility of a full-market cycle.”

About Janus Capital Group Inc.

Janus Capital Group Inc. (JCG) is a global investment firm offering strategies from three individual investment boutiques: Janus Capital Management LLC (Janus), INTECH Investment Management LLC (INTECH) and Perkins Investment Management LLC (Perkins). Each manager employs a research-intensive approach that is distinct within its respective asset class. This multi-boutique approach enables the firm to provide style-specific expertise across an array of strategies, including growth, value and risk-managed equities, fixed income and alternatives through one common distribution platform.

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