JanusINTECH Institutional Names New Consultant Relations Director

Company Release - 4/15/2008 9:00 AM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) has appointed Dan Porter as vice president and director of Consultant Relations with JanusINTECH Institutional. Porter, who is based in Kansas City, MO, will report to Carolyn Patton, CFA, senior vice president and managing director, head of global consultant relations with JanusINTECH Institutional. This position is a new role and expansion of the global consultant relations team which is now comprised of eight professionals.

"Dan is well respected among the consultant community and is a welcome addition to our team. He has extensive expertise across multiple equity styles and asset classes," said Patton.

Porter will provide institutional investment consultants, both manager research professionals and field consultants, with guidance on the JanusINTECH Institutional products. He will also serve as an internal resource for institutional sales, portfolio management and client service professionals, facilitating their interactions with the institutional consultant community.

"JanusINTECH offers top-notch investment management and a wide array of institutional products," said Porter. "I'm looking forward to this new and exciting opportunity."

Porter has 25 years of industry experience, including a senior consultant position at Demarche Associates. Most recently, Porter was a director with MacKay Shields, LLC, where he was responsible for consultant distribution of domestic and international equity, fixed income, single-strategy hedge funds, and high yield strategies. Porter received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Pittsburgh State University and a master's degree in business administration from Rockhurst University.

JanusINTECH Institutional is the institutional business division of Janus Capital Group. Janus Capital Management, LLC serves as the investment adviser, and on certain products, INTECH and Perkins, Wolf, McDonnell and Company, LLC serve as the sub-adviser. JanusINTECH Institutional includes approximately 41 professionals dedicated to servicing the needs of institutional clients and consultants.

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 December 2007, Janus managed approximately $206.7 billion in assets for more than four million shareholders, clients and institutions around the world. 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.

Source: Janus Capital Group Inc.

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