, portfolio manager of the flagship Janus Fund
, is leaving the Denver firm to pursue other opportunities, Janus officials said in a news release
on Friday morning.
Corkins' impending exit was first reported by
The Rocky Mountain News
, which cited anonymous sources.
Corkins, a 12-year Janus veteran, also runs the Janus Adviser Large Cap Growth Fund
, Janus Aspen Large Cap Growth Portfolio
and related products for retail and institutional clients.
, who manages the Janus Enterprise Fund
, will succeed Corkins at the helm of the funds. Coleman, in turn, will be succeeded by Brian Demain
as portfolio manager of the Janus Enterprise Fund and the company's mid-cap growth portfolios.
The changes will take effect November 1, company officials said.
Corkins' departure is the latest in a string of portfolio manager exits from Janus. According to the Rocky Mountain News
, Janus has lost about half of its fund managers since early last year.
At the end of this year, star portfolio manager Scott Schoelzel
is leaving the firm.
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