Janus Capital Group
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Janus jumps into alternatives game
It is safe to say that until recently, Janus Capital Group Inc. would have been considered woefully behind the curve in the increasingly popular area of alternative investment strategies.
Janus bond funds are in the spotlight
Janus Capital Group Inc.'s new strategic partnership with a Japanese life insurer puts the focus squarely on its fixed-income funds, but financial advisers are having a hard time looking past Janus' reputation as an equity manager.
Janus to sell stake to insurer — but will it stem the bleeding?
Dai-ichi to buy up to 20% of struggling mutual fund company; 12 straight quarters of redemptions
Fee disclosures could put the squeeze on 401(k) fund firms
Asset managers that provide investments and nothing else may feel pricing pressure from index funds, plans sponsors
Role reversal? Pimco dons equities, Janus tries on bonds
Two prominent mutual fund companies are hard at work moving beyond the specialties that made them well-known in the first place.
Tide against Janus as outflows mount
Janus Capital Group Inc. (JNS), owner of the Janus, Intech and Perkins funds, said fourth-quarter profit fell 46 percent after stock markets declined and clients withdrew money for the 10th consecutive quarter. Net income fell to $35.7 million, or 19 cents a share, from $65.9 million, or 36 cents,
Freaky Friday? Pimco and Janus try different roles
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Janus faces tough slog as redemptions keep coming
Janus Capital Group Inc. (JNS), owner of the Janus, Perkins and Intech fund families, said third-quarter profit fell 16 percent as investors withdrew money for the ninth consecutive quarter. Net income fell to $27.4 million, or 15 cents a share, from $32.5 million, or 18 cents, a year earlier, the
Supreme Court blocks Janus market-timing lawsuit
In a much-awaited decision, the Supreme Court last week ruled in favor of the mutual fund industry in a case involving a company's responsibility for statements made in prospectuses, eliciting a huge sigh of relief from fund companies, broker-dealers and others involved in selling mutual funds
Supreme Court blocks market-timing lawsuit against Janus
The Supreme Court today ruled in favor of the mutual fund industry in a case involving responsibility for statements made in prospectuses. A big deal? SIFMA said a decision for the plaintiffis would have caused 'crippling uncertainty' in the securities market.
Janus CEO Weil faces uphill climb in second year on job
Sixteen months into the job, Richard Weil, chief executive of Janus Capital Group Inc., faces a host of challenges as he attempts to stop the downward slide at the money management firm
Merrill Lynch said to yank Janus funds from platform
Brokerage said to pull Twenty and Forty funds from offerings; 'outlfows are clearly getting worse'
Struggling Janus brings back familiar face
Janus Capital Group Inc., the Denver money manager struggling with client defections, will absorb the hedge fund founded by Dan Kozlowski as he returns to the company to lead an expansion in alternative investments. Kozlowski, 39, who left Janus in 2008 to found Plaisance Capital LLC, will continue
Janus: We are ‘not a target' in insider trading probe
Janus Capital Group Inc. has issued a statement clarifying that it isn't a target in the current insider trading probe, despite having received a subpoena last week as part of the investigation .
Probe highlights need of fiduciary standard, say advocates
Advocates of a universal fiduciary standard of care for all advisers and brokers are hoping that the recent insider trading probe will help their cause.
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