Janus Reports Restricted Stock Unit Award to President of Janus International

Company Release - 5/9/2011 4:05 PM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As required by New York Stock Exchange rules, Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) today reported a restricted stock award unit made to Augustus Cheh, who joined Janus in March of 2011 as the head of Janus’ international business. The 45,927 shares of restricted stock units were granted on March 29, 2011, in accordance with the Company’s stock granting procedures, and have a three-year vesting schedule beginning January 1, 2012, subject to certain Section 162(m) performance criteria.

In accordance with NYSE Rule 303A.08, the restricted stock unit grant requires a public announcement of the award and written notice to the NYSE.

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.

At the end of March 2011, JCG managed $173.5 billion in assets for shareholders, clients and institutions around the globe. Based in Denver, JCG also has offices in London, Munich, Milan, Melbourne, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Source: Janus Capital Group Inc.

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