Janus Unveils Two Fund Offerings

January 6, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – Janus Capital Group has launched the Janus Global Bond Fund and Janus Emerging Markets Fund.

Janus Global Bond Fund, launched in December 2010, is co-managed by portfolio managers Gibson Smith and Darrell Watters, and will utilize a fundamentally driven process focused on credit-oriented investments around the world. The primary benchmark for Janus Global Bond Fund is Barclays Capital Global Aggregate Bond Index.

Janus Emerging Markets Fund, also launched in December 2010, will invest in emerging market securities and will be benchmarked to the MSCI Emerging Markets Index.  The fund is managed by co-portfolio managers Wahid Chammas and Matt Hochstetler. Chammas, who also serves as co-portfolio manager of Janus Europe Fund, is based in London.

The portfolio managers will invest in securities of issuers in emerging market countries including, but not limited to, those that are primarily listed on the trading market of an emerging market country or are incorporated or have their principal business activities in an emerging market country. They seek quality companies with sustainable competitive advantages and high or improving returns on capital.