Janus Capital Group

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Ticker: JNS

Initial purchase: 2/26/2015

Cost basis: $16.85

Current Portfolio Status: Hold

Dividend Reinvestment: N

Dividends paid quarterly in Feb, May, Aug, Nov

Shares held on account at Motif

Janus Capital Group, Inc. is a publicly owned asset management holding company with approximately $167.7 billion in assets under management. It also provides retirement planning, investment planning, tax planning, investment for college, and tax planning services to its clients. The firm primarily provides its services to investment companies, retail investors, institutions, and individuals. Through its subsidiaries, it manages equity, fixed income, money markets, and balanced mutual funds for its clients and invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. The firm was formerly known as Stilwell Financial Incorporated. Janus Capital Group was founded in 1969 and is based in Denver Colorado with additional offices in the United States, Hong Kong; London; Milan; and Tokyo, Japan.

Has relationship with WFC, et.al.

Note: 3 October 2016, announced merger with Henderson Group plc.  The new entity will be called Janus Henderson Global Investors.  Headquarters will be in London with the combined company applying for a primary listing in New York, keeping Henderson’s Australian listing (HGG.AX) but delisting in London.  Terms of the deal will provide Janus shareholders with 4.719 shares of the new company for each share held and is expected to complete 2Q 2017.  Henderson pays dividends twice yearly in May (final) and September (interim).

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