Janus Reports Restricted Stock Unit Award to Interim Chief Executive Officer

Company Release - 8/6/2009 4:05 PM ET

DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As required by New York Stock Exchange rules, Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) today reported a restricted stock unit award made to Timothy K. Armour, who joined Janus in July of 2009 as interim Chief Executive Officer.

The 39,155 shares of immediately vested restricted stock units were granted on Friday, July 24th, in accordance with the Company's stock granting procedures. The restricted stock units will be converted to Janus common stock when he is no longer providing services to Janus.

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

About Janus Capital Group Inc.

Janus Capital Group Inc. (JCG) is a global investment firm offering strategies from three individual investment boutiques: Janus Capital Management LLC (Janus), INTECH Investment Management LLC (INTECH) and Perkins Investment Management LLC (Perkins). Each manager employs a research-intensive approach that is distinct within its respective asset class. This multi-boutique approach enables the firm to provide style-specific expertise across an array of strategies, including growth, value and risk-managed equities, fixed income and alternatives through one common distribution platform.

At the end of June 2009, JCG managed $132.6 billion in assets for shareholders, clients and institutions around the globe. Based in Denver, JCG also has offices in London, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore.


    Source: Janus Capital Group Inc.
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