Janus Reports Restricted Stock and Stock Option Awards to Executive Vice President of Finance

Company Release - 6/14/2005 4:01 PM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 14, 2005--As required by New York Stock Exchange rules, Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) today reported awards of restricted stock and stock options made to the company's Executive Vice President of Finance, David R. Martin. As previously announced, Martin joined Janus on June 7.

The 36,137 shares of restricted stock, which were granted on Thursday, June 9, have a four-year vesting schedule with the first vesting event occurring on January 1, 2006. The 94,937 stock options, which were also granted on Thursday, June 9, have an exercise price of $15.22 and a 10-year term. One-fourth of the stock options vest annually, with the first vesting event occurring on January 1, 2006.

In accordance with NYSE Rule 303A.08, the restricted stock and stock option grants require a public announcement of the awards and written notice to the NYSE.

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. In addition, Janus Capital Group owns 30% of Perkins, Wolf, McDonnell and Company, LLC.

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    SOURCE: Janus Capital Group Inc.