Janus Capital Group Inc. Announces Pricing of 10-year Senior Notes

Company Release - 7/28/2015 5:23 PM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) announced today that it priced its underwritten public offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of its 4.875% senior notes due August 1, 2025. The Company expects to use the net proceeds, together with other funds available, to repurchase, including by redemption or otherwise, the outstanding $344.5 million of 6.700% Notes due 2017. Pending such use, it expects to use the proceeds for general corporate purposes, including increased investments in existing subsidiaries or affiliates, investments in developing products and the payment of fees and expenses related to this offering. The offering is expected to close on or about July 31, 2015, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Wells Fargo Securities, LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering; Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated is acting as senior co-manager for the offering; and HSBC Securities (USA) Inc. and SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc. are acting as co-managers for the offering. The offering is being made only by means of a base prospectus and accompanying prospectus supplement, copies of which may be obtained by contacting J.P. Morgan Securities LLC at 383 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10179, Attention: Investment Grade Syndicate Desk – 3rd Floor, or by calling collect (212) 834-4533; by contacting Citigroup Global Markets Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling 1-800-831-9146; or by contacting Wells Fargo Securities, LLC at 608 2nd Avenue, South Minneapolis, MN 55402, Attn: WFS Customer Service, or via phone at 1-800-645-3751, or by email at [email protected]. An electronic copy of the base prospectus and prospectus supplement may also be obtained at no charge at the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at http://www.sec.gov.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor will there be any sale of these securities, in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

About Janus Capital Group Inc.

Janus Capital Group Inc. (JCG) is a global investment firm dedicated to delivering better outcomes for clients through a broad range of actively managed investment solutions, including fixed income, equity, alternative and multi-asset class strategies. It does so through a number of distinct investment platforms, including investment teams within Janus Capital Management LLC (Janus), as well as INTECH Investment Management LLC (INTECH) and Perkins Investment Management LLC (Perkins), in addition to certain exchange-traded products under the VelocityShares brand. Each team brings distinct asset class expertise, perspective, style-specific experience and a disciplined approach to risk. Investment strategies are offered through open-end funds domiciled in both the U.S. and offshore, as well as through separately managed accounts, collective investment trusts and exchange-traded products.

At the end of June 2015, JCG managed approximately $189.5 billion in assets for shareholders, clients and institutions around the globe. Based in Denver, JCG also has offices in London, Milan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Melbourne, Paris, The Hague, Zurich, Frankfurt, Dubai and Taipei.

Certain statements in this press release constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Janus Capital Group Inc. (Company) to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Statements preceded by, followed by or that otherwise include the words “believes,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “intends,” “projects,” “estimates,” “plans,” “may increase,” “may fluctuate,” “forecast” and similar expressions or future or conditional verbs such as “will,” “should,” “would,” “may” and “could” are generally forward-looking in nature and not historical facts. Any statements that refer to expectations or other characterizations of future events, circumstances or results are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on the beliefs and assumptions of Company management based on information currently available to management.

Various risks, uncertainties, assumptions and factors that could cause future results to differ materially from those expressed by the forward-looking statements included in this press release include, but are not limited to, risks specified in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014, included under headings such as “Risk Factors” and “Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations” and in other filings and furnishings made by the Company with the SEC from time to time. In light of these risks, uncertainties, assumptions and factors, the forward-looking events discussed in this press release may not occur. Many of these factors are beyond the control of the Company and its management. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date stated, or if no date is stated, as of the date of this press release. Except for the Company's ongoing obligations to disclose material information under the applicable securities law and stock exchange rules, the Company undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to any forward-looking statements, to report events or to report the occurrence of unanticipated events.

Janus Capital Group Inc.
Investor Relations Contact:
John Groneman, 303-336-7466
[email protected]
or
Media Contact:
Erin Freeman, 303-394-7681
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Source: Janus Capital Group Inc.