Janus Capital Group Shareholders Elect Directors, Approve Incentive Plan; Janus Capital Group Board Declares Annual Dividend

Company Release - 5/10/2005 4:30 PM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2005--Shareholders of Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) today approved all three matters under consideration at the company's annual meeting. Also today, the company's Board of Directors announced that it has declared an annual dividend of $0.04 per share payable July 29, 2005, to stockholders of record on July 15, 2005. The $0.04 per share dividend is the same amount paid in 2004.

    At the annual meeting, Janus Capital Group shareholders:

    --  Elected three directors to three-year terms on the company's
        Board of Directors: Paul F. Balser, 63; Gary D. Black, 45; and
        Robert Skidelsky, 66;

    --  Ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as independent
        auditor; and

    --  Approved the company's 2005 Long Term Incentive Stock Plan.

    About Janus Capital Group Inc.

Based in Denver, Colorado, Janus Capital Group Inc. is a leading asset manager offering individual investors and institutional clients complementary asset management disciplines through the firm's global distribution network. Janus Capital Group consists of Janus Capital Management LLC, Enhanced Investment Technologies, LLC (INTECH) and Capital Group Partners Inc. In addition, Janus Capital Group owns 30% of Perkins, Wolf, McDonnell and Company, LLC.

    CONTACT: Janus Capital Group Inc.
             Investor Relations Contact:
             Tamar Gerber, 303-336-4092
             or
             Media Contact:
             Blair Johnson, 720-210-1439

    SOURCE: Janus Capital Group Inc.