Janus Unveils Two Fund Offerings

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. According to a press release, it will utilize a 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 co-managed by Wahid Chammas and Matt Hochstetler. Chammas, who also serve as co-portfolio managers of Janus Europe Fund, based in London.

The portfolio managers will invest in securities in emerging market countries. The announcement released today says they seek quality companies with sustainable competitive advantages and high or improving returns on capital.