Janus Announces Investment Team Appointments

Company Release - 11/6/2007 6:24 PM ET


Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) today announced that effective November 7, 2007, veteran portfolio manager Marc Pinto will manage Janus Growth and Income Fund and its related products for intermediary and institutional clients. In addition, Director of Research Jim Goff and Janus' research analyst team will manage Janus Fundamental Equity Fund and its related products for intermediary and institutional clients, including a product for non-U.S. investors called Janus Capital Funds Plc - Janus US Fundamental Equity Fund. The Janus Growth and Income and Janus Fundamental Equity products were previously managed by Minyoung Sohn, who has decided to leave Janus.

The company also said it will ask the trustees of the Janus Funds to approve the merger of Janus Fundamental Equity Fund into Janus Research Fund. In addition, Janus will recommend renaming the related Fundamental Equity products for intermediary and institutional clients worldwide as Janus Research. In the U.S., these changes will be subject to approval by the shareholders of each fund.

A 13-year Janus veteran, Pinto will remain co-portfolio manager of Janus Balanced Fund and its related products and will continue to manage certain institutional large-cap growth disciplines.

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 2007, Janus managed $208 billion in assets for more than four million shareholders, clients and institutions around the globe. Outside the U.S., Janus has offices in London, 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.

Please consider the charges, risks, expenses and investment objectives carefully before investing. For a prospectus containing this and other information, please call Janus at 1-800-525-3713 or download the file from janus.com. Read it carefully before you invest or send money.

Janus Capital Funds Plc is a UCITS established under Irish law; it is not available to U.S. or UK persons. Issued by Janus Capital International Limited, authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority and in Hong Kong by Janus Capital Asia Limited, licensed and regulated by the Securities and Futures Commission.

Janus Funds distributed by Janus Distributors LLC (11/07)

Source: Janus Capital Group Inc.

Contact: Janus Capital Group Inc. Shelley Peterson, 303-316-5625