Janus Capital Group to Announce First Quarter Results Thursday, April 27, 2006

Company Release - 4/7/2006 8:00 AM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 7, 2006--Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) will release its first quarter financial results before the market opens Thursday, April 27, 2006. The company will discuss its results in a conference call that day at 10 a.m. EDT. The call-in number will be 877-301-7574. Anyone outside the U.S. or Canada should call 706-643-3623.

The slides used during the presentation will be available in the investor relations section of the Janus Capital Group Web site, www.janus.com/ir, approximately one hour before the call. For those unable to join the conference call at the scheduled time, an audio replay will also be available on www.janus.com/ir.

About Janus Capital Group Inc.

Founded in 1969, Denver-based Janus Capital Group Inc. (Janus) is a recognized leader of growth and risk-managed investment strategies. Our commitment to deliver for investors is rooted in our research-intensive approach and relentless passion to gain a competitive edge.

At the end of 2005, Janus managed approximately $148.5 billion in assets for more than four million shareholders, clients and institutions around the globe. Outside the U.S., Janus has offices in London, Milan, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Janus Capital Group consists of Janus Capital Management LLC, Enhanced Investment Technologies, LLC (INTECH), and Capital Group Partners, Inc. (doing business as Rapid Solutions Group). In addition, Janus Capital Group owns 30% of Perkins, Wolf, McDonnell and Company, LLC.

    CONTACT: Janus Capital Group Inc.
             Blair Johnson, 720-210-1439

    SOURCE: Janus Capital Group Inc.