JanusINTECH Institutional Names Chad Gross to Its Public Funds Team

Company Release - 11/5/2008 4:15 PM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) has appointed Chad Gross as vice president and director of Public Funds with JanusINTECH Institutional.

Gross is responsible for marketing INTECH, Janus and Perkins-managed strategies to U.S. public funds with assets under $1 billion. He reports to Dan Charles, senior vice president and managing director of JanusINTECH Institutional.

"Chad brings a high level of expertise and a disciplined focus to the Public Fund marketplace," said Charles. "He has proven himself to be a tremendous asset to our public funds team and is the right person to lead our efforts in this important segment of the market."

Gross, who has been with Janus since 2006, is a former U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopter pilot. He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Texas Tech University.

"I am excited to step into this new role with Janus," Gross said. "Our robust suite of investment solutions, coupled with an outstanding team of service and support professionals, has enabled us to effectively partner with public fund plan sponsors."

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 2008, Janus managed approximately $160.5 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 includes Janus Capital Management LLC and Enhanced Investment Technologies, LLC (INTECH). In addition, Janus Capital Group owns 30% of Perkins, Wolf, McDonnell and Company, LLC.

JanusINTECH Institutional is the institutional business arm of Janus Capital Group; Janus Capital Management, LLC, INTECH and Perkins, Wolf, McDonnell and Company LLC, indirect subsidiaries of Janus Capital Group Inc, serve as investment advisers.

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Source: Janus Capital Group Inc.

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