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INTECH Enhances Research Capabilities With New Team Of Three Ph.D. Hires.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Oct. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- INTECH Investment Management LLC ("INTECH" or "The Company") today announced that it has formed a new research focused group to supplement its portfolio management team with the addition of three new hires: Gaurav Thakur, Ph.D., Onur Ozyesil, Ph.D., and Lin Zhao, Ph.D. In their newly created Associate of Research roles, Thakur, Ozyesil and Zhao will support the research and analytics efforts that underpin INTECH's development of more efficient portfolios for its clients. In addition, their joining will enable the Company's portfolio management professionals to devote increased attention to optimizing portfolios, working with clients, and developing new strategies. All three new hires are based at INTECH's research headquarters in Princeton, NJ.

"We are very excited to welcome such a highly capable and intellectually inquisitive group to INTECH," said Adrian Banner, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer at INTECH. "Gaurav, Onur and Lin will work hand-in-hand with me and the portfolio management team as we apply rigorous mathematical research and in-depth data analysis to portfolio construction and execute on our scientifically based investment philosophy."

John Brown, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Client Development at INTECH, added, "as we continue to grow and develop investment solutions for a wide variety of global clients, this new team will support and empower our research efforts while enabling the firm to provide an even higher level of service to our clients."

Prior to joining INTECH, Gaurav Thakur, Ph.D. was a Senior Data Scientist at Digital Signal Corporation, where he worked on designing a decision-making software system based off of a Bayesian statistical algorithm he created. Before that, he was a senior engineer at MITRE Corporation, where he worked on sensor modeling. Thakur holds a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Princeton University.

Onur Ozyesil, Ph.D. was a visiting researcher at The Coordinated Science Laboratory of UIUC, before joining INTECH, where he researched optimal linear transforms for communication with partial information. In addition, he has taught multiple courses, most recently dealing with Multidimensional Calculus and Partial Differential Equations at Princeton University. Ozyesil holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Applied and Computational Mathematics from Princeton University.

Before entering into her role at INTECH, Lin Zhao, Ph.D. delivered interactive lectures to students of multivariable calculus, among other subjects. Her extensive research has focused on computational differential equations, which involves modeling, analyzing, programming and collaborating on solving complex problems. Zhao holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Mathematics from Dartmouth College.

About INTECH Having utilized the same disciplined and mathematical investment process for more than 25 years, INTECH has been managing equity portfolios for an array of institutional clients across the globe. INTECH delivers solutions to address its clients' specific investment objectives. This includes relative-risk equity strategies, with a focus on long-term returns in excess of the target benchmark, as well as absolute-risk equity strategies, with a focus on reducing the absolute risk of the portfolio through low and managed volatility strategies. The company's global headquarters is located in West Palm Beach, Florida, with its research headquarters in Princeton, New Jersey, and an international headquarters in London. As of June 30, 2015, INTECH had approximately $50.8 billion under management and 83 employees worldwide. INTECH has been named a "Best Places to Work in Money Management" company by Pensions & Investments in 2013 and 2014. INTECH is an independently managed subsidiary of Janus Capital Group Inc. (NYSE: JNS), based in Denver.

About Janus Capital Group Inc. Janus Capital Group Inc. (JCG) is a global investment firm offering strategies from three individual investment boutiques: Janus Capital Management LLC (Janus), INTECH Investment Management LLC (INTECH) and Perkins Investment Management LLC (Perkins). Each manager employs a research-intensive approach that is distinct within its respective asset class. This multi-boutique approach enables the firm to provide style-specific expertise across an array of strategies, including growth, value and risk-managed equities, fixed income and alternatives through one common distribution platform. At the end of June 2015, JCG managed $189.5 billion in assets for shareholders, clients and institutions around the globe. Based in Denver, JCG also has offices in London, Milan, Munich, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Melbourne.

Contact: Josh Clarkson, Prosek Partners: 212-279-3115 ext. 259

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