Janus Capital Group Stockholders Elect Directors, Approve Incentive Compensation Plan and Independent Auditor

Janus Capital Group Board Declares Annual Dividend

Company Release - 5/1/2008 4:05 PM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Stockholders of Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) today approved all the matters under consideration at the company's annual meeting. Also today, the company's Board of Directors announced that it has declared an annual dividend of $0.04 per share payable May 30, 2008, to stockholders of record on May 16, 2008. The $0.04 per share dividend is the same amount paid in 2007.

    At the annual meeting, Janus Capital Group stockholders:

    --  Elected five directors to three-year terms on the company's
        Board of Directors: Paul F. Balser, 66; Gary D. Black, 48;
        Jeffrey J. Diermeier, 55; Glenn S. Schafer, 58; and Robert
        Skidelsky, 69;

    --  Approved the Janus Capital Group Inc. 2008 Management
        Incentive Compensation Plan;

    --  Ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as independent
        auditor.

    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 March 2008, Janus managed $187.6 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, Hong Kong and Singapore. Janus Capital Group consists of Janus Capital Management LLC and Enhanced Investment Technologies, LLC (INTECH). In addition, Janus Capital Group owns 30% of Perkins, Wolf, McDonnell and Company, LLC.

Source: Janus Capital Group Inc.

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