Janus Reports Restricted Stock Award to Investment Analyst

Company Release - 1/18/2008 5:00 PM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

As required by New York Stock Exchange rules, Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) today reported a restricted stock award made to Brad Slingerlend, an investment analyst who rejoined Janus in November 2007.

The 36,213 shares of restricted stock, which were granted Tuesday, January 8, have a four-year vesting schedule, beginning October 1, 2008.

In accordance with NYSE Rule 303A.08, the restricted stock grant requires a public announcement of the award and written notice to the NYSE.

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.

Source: Janus Capital Group Inc.

Contact: Janus James Aber, 303-336-4513 or Shelley Peterson, 303-316-5625