Janus Capital Group
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Public pensions put Pimco on watch after Gross exit
Fund managers looking for signs of stability at both Pimco and Janus following dramatic move.
Two high-profile adviser terminations take center stage
This week's must-read stories for advisers include employment drama at LPL and Merrill, Bill Gross speaking out, and a renewed push for more women in advice.
Gross exposes $42 trillion bond market's key flaw in exit
One man shook a $42 trillion bond market last week, highlighting just how vulnerable bond prices are to shocks. Bill Gross's surprise departure on Friday from Pacific Investment Management Co. sparked sell-offs in some of his biggest wagers, such as inflation-protected U.S. government bonds. The
Gross' last defiance stuns Pimco, Allianz
Even the executives at Allianz SE didn't know.It was 2:28 p.m. in Munich on Friday, and Bill Gross, in charge of $2 trillion as chief investment officer at Pacific Investment Management Co., had just announced that he was joining Janus Capital Group Inc., a struggling stock fund manager. With
Pimco likely to pick Dan Ivascyn to succeed Gross
Deputy chief investment officer has inside track to succeed 'Bond King' as CIO
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
Pimco is king of bond funds. Janus is known as an equity specialist. But in a bid to attract more investors, each fund firm is starting to work the other side of the street. | Extra Dividend stocks that could pop this year »
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.