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

Company Release - 4/25/2006 5:05 PM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 25, 2006--Shareholders of Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE:JNS) today approved the two 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 May 31, 2006, to stockholders of record on May 15, 2006. The $0.04 per share dividend is the same amount paid in 2005.

    At the annual meeting, Janus Capital Group shareholders:

    --  Elected three directors to three-year terms on the company's
        Board of Directors: Michael D. Bills, 48; Landon H. Rowland,
        68; and Steven L. Scheid, 52; and

    --  Ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as independent

    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.
             Investor Relations:
             Steve Belgrad, 303-394-7706
             Blair Johnson, 720-210-1439

    SOURCE: Janus Capital Group Inc.