Janus Reports Restricted Stock Award to Co-Head of Equity Trading

Company Release - 8/12/2008 4:15 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 Daniel Royal, who joined Janus in June of 2008 as Co-Head of Equity Trading.

The 6,750 shares of restricted stock were granted on Friday, August 1, in accordance with the Company's stock granting procedures, and have a three-year vesting schedule beginning July 1, 2009.

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 Capital Group Inc. Shelley Peterson, 303-316-5625