Janus shareholders were feeling very cooperative at their annual shareholders meeting. All matters put before them by the Janus board were approved. Five directors were elected; the new management compensation plan was approved; and Deloitte & Touche was approved as independent auditor.
Company Press Release
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stockholders of Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS) today approved all the matters under consideration at the company’s annual meeting. Also today, the company’s Board of Directors announced that it has declared an annual dividend of $0.04 per share payable May 30, 2008, to stockholders of record on May 16, 2008. The $0.04 per share dividend is the same amount paid in 2007.
At the annual meeting, Janus Capital Group stockholders:
* Elected five directors to three-year terms on the company’s Board of Directors: Paul F. Balser, 66; Gary D. Black, 48; Jeffrey J. Diermeier, 55; Glenn S. Schafer, 58; and Robert Skidelsky, 69;
* Approved the Janus Capital Group Inc. 2008 Management Incentive Compensation Plan;
* Ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as independent auditor.
About Janus Capital Group Inc.
Founded in 1969, Denver-based Janus Capital Group Inc. (“Janus”) is a recognized leader of growth and risk-managed investment strategies. Our commitment to deliver for investors is rooted in our research-intensive approach and relentless passion to gain a competitive edge.
At the end of March 2008, Janus managed $187.6 billion in assets for more than four million shareholders, clients and institutions around the globe. Outside the U.S., Janus has offices in London, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore. Janus Capital Group consists of Janus Capital Management LLC and Enhanced Investment Technologies, LLC (INTECH). In addition, Janus Capital Group owns 30% of Perkins, Wolf, McDonnell and Company, LLC.
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