Shareholders of Janus Capital Group Inc. (JCG) (NYSE: JNS) have approved all the matters under consideration at the company’s annual meeting. Also today, the company’s Board of Directors declared an annual dividend of $0.04 per share payable May 29, 2009, to stockholders of record on May 15, 2009. The $0.04 per share dividend is the same amount paid in 2008.
At the annual meeting, JCG shareholders:
- Elected five directors to three-year terms on the company’s Board of Directors: Steven L. Scheid, 55; Timothy K. Armour, 60; J. Richard Fredericks, 63; Lawrence E. Kochard, 52; and Landon H. Rowland, 71.
- Ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as independent auditor.
In addition, JCG has finalized the acquisition of an additional 3% interest in subsidiary INTECH for $25 million. JCG’s interest in INTECH is now approximately 92%. This acquisition is pursuant to contractual obligations with the INTECH founders.
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 March 2009, JCG managed $110.9 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.
James Aber, 303-336-4513