JanusINTECH Names Rob Hamilton to Its Public Funds Team

Appointment Reflects Firm's Focus on Bolstering the Institutional Business

Company Release - 11/2/2006 4:45 PM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) has appointed Rob Hamilton as Vice President and Director of Public Funds with JanusINTECH Institutional Asset Management.

In this new position, Hamilton is responsible for new business development within Janus' institutional business. Specifically, Hamilton will market INTECH and Janus-managed strategies to public funds in the eastern United States.

Based in Westport, Connecticut, Hamilton reports to Jack Swift, Managing Director of JanusINTECH Institutional Asset Management.

"Rob is a seasoned professional with over 37 years in the institutional marketing industry," said Swift. "His extensive experience and relationships in the public funds market will make Rob a critical part of our long-term success in the institutional space."

Prior to joining Janus, Hamilton spent seven years as Executive Director of Public Funds with GE Asset Management. He also has held various positions in institutional sales with Strong Capital Management, Voyageur Asset Management, NWQ Investment Management, Hamilton Investment Group, Paine Webber Mitchell Hutchins and Drexel Burnham Lambert.

Hamilton holds a master's degree in business administration from the University of Southern California.

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 September 2006, Janus managed approximately $158.3 billion in assets for more than four million shareholders, clients and institutions around the world. 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.

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Source: Janus Capital Group Inc.

Contact: Janus Capital Group Inc. James Aber, 303-336-4513