DENVER, June 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE:JNS) today announced two promotions effective July 1, 2016 with the aim of strengthening its equity investment team.
Cody Wheaton has been promoted to co-Portfolio Manager on Janus Enterprise Fund and the associated mid cap growth strategy. Brian Demain is the lead Portfolio Manager and has worked with Cody on Janus’ mid cap growth strategy for more than 10 years.
In addition, Scott Stutzman has been promoted to co-Portfolio Manager on Janus Venture Fund and Janus Triton Fund, and the associated small company and small-mid cap growth strategies. Scott has worked with Jonathan Coleman, the lead Portfolio Manager on the Triton and Venture funds, for more than nine years.
"To provide consistently better financial outcomes for our clients, it is crucial to attract, retain and nurture the best investment talent," said Enrique Chang, President and Head of Investments at Janus. "These promotions recognize the outstanding work of Cody and Scott as equity analysts and assistant portfolio managers."
Cody, who joined Janus in September 2001, has been an Assistant Portfolio Manager on the Janus Mid Cap Growth strategy since 2014 and is an equity research analyst, primarily focusing on small- and mid-cap stocks within the financials and consumer sectors. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 15 years of financial industry experience.
Scott became an Assistant Portfolio Manager in January 2014. Since joining Janus as a research analyst in January 2007, Scott has focused on small- and mid-cap companies in the industrials, healthcare and consumer sectors. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has almost 15 years of financial industry experience.
About Janus Capital Group, Inc.
Janus Capital Group Inc. (JCG) is a global investment firm dedicated to delivering better outcomes for clients through a broad range of investment solutions, including fixed income, equity, alternative and multi-asset class strategies. It does so through a number of distinct asset management platforms, including investment teams within Janus Capital Management LLC (Janus), as well as INTECH Investment Management LLC (INTECH), Perkins Investment Management LLC (Perkins) and Kapstream Capital Pty Limited (Kapstream), in addition to a suite of exchange-traded products. Each team brings distinct asset class expertise, perspective, style-specific experience and a disciplined approach to risk. Investment strategies are offered through open-end funds domiciled in both the U.S. and offshore, as well as through separately managed accounts, collective investment trusts and exchange-traded products. Based in Denver, JCG has offices located in 12 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia; the firm had complex-wide assets under management and ETP assets totaling $191.3 billion as of March 31, 2016.
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