Janus Capital Group Inc. Announces the Appointment of Seiji Inagaki to the Board of Directors

  Janus Capital Group Inc. Announces the Appointment of Seiji Inagaki to the
  Board of Directors

Business Wire

DENVER -- January 23, 2013

Janus Capital Group Inc. (“JCG”) (NYSE: JNS) announced today that Seiji
Inagaki will join the JCG Board of Directors, effective January 22, 2013. Mr.
Inagaki’s appointment to JCG’s Board of Directors is in connection with the
strategic alliance JCG and The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited
(“Dai-ichi Life”) entered on August 10, 2012 and is intended to help further
promote the aims of the strategic alliance between the two firms.

Mr. Inagaki has been an Executive Officer and General Manager of the
Investment Planning Department of Dai-ichi Life since April 2012, and has
worked in many different capacities for Dai-ichi Life over his 26-year career
with the firm. He earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Keio University
in Japan and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

“Mr. Inagaki brings his knowledge of the global markets, risk management and
experiences in the financial services industry to the table, and we are very
happy that he is joining the board of directors," said Glenn Schafer, Chairman
of the Janus Capital Group Board of Directors.

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
mathematical equities, fixed income and alternatives through one common
distribution platform.

At the end of September 2012, JCG managed $158.2 billion in assets for
shareholders, clients and institutions around the globe. Based in Denver, JCG
also has offices in Frankfurt, The Hague, Paris, London, Milan, Munich,
Zurich, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Melbourne, Dubai and Taipei.

Contact:

Janus Capital Group Inc.
John Groneman, 303-336-7466