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Overview and Strategies
While each Janus Fund has unique objectives, they all use the same research-oriented, hands-on investment approach to picking great companies.
Select a tab below to see performance, strategies, ratings or prices for the full fund list. Click a fund name to get more details on that specific fund, including portfolio holdings and fund manager information.

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Fund Name (inception date)
Overview
Summary
Janus Fund
Inception date: 02/1970
Classic growth investing, the Janus way
For 40+ years, this traditional growth fund has exemplified Janus' research and stock-picking abilities.
Janus Enterprise Fund
Inception date: 09/1992
Mid-sized companies with full-sized potential
This mid cap growth fund seeks "smart growth" companies with healthy balance sheets, experienced and savvy management teams and strong prospects for sustainable and predictable growth.
Janus Preservation Series - Growth
Inception date: 05/2011
Potential for growth and a measure of protection for your investment
Allows investors to participate in the stock market - and the growth it potentially offers - while seeking to cap downside losses by actively allocating its assets between Cash and Equity Components based on a risk allocation methodology.
Janus Research Fund
Inception date: 05/1993
The market's great growth opportunities, identified by Janus analysts
This diversified growth fund packages a broad selection of our analysts' highest conviction ideas from the economy's most dynamic growth areas.
Janus Triton Fund
Inception date: 02/2005
Hands-on research uncovering dynamic, smaller companies
A unique growth fund that focuses on smaller companies with the potential to grow into the mid-cap space in an attempt to capture a longer period of growth in a company's life cycle, as compared to purely small cap funds.
Janus Twenty Fund*
Inception date: 04/1985
Big picture thinking in a focused portfolio
Invests in 20-30 growth companies, including many market leaders whose products & services are being used more often every day.
Janus Venture Fund
Inception date: 04/1985
Small stocks, big potential
This growth fund focuses on small stocks, where there's less Wall Street coverage and more opportunity for a research edge.
Fund Name (inception date)
Overview
Summary
Janus Global Life Sciences Fund
Inception date: 12/1998
Investing in breakthroughs in healthcare and life sciences
This fund seeks companies around the world that are dedicated to improving the quality of life for a growing and aging world.
Janus Global Technology Fund
Inception date: 12/1998
Investing in the businesses behind the technology
This fund pursues global, forward-thinking companies that are working to advance the frontiers of technology in profitable ways.
Fund Name (inception date)
Overview
Summary
Janus Balanced Fund
Inception date: 09/1992
Asset allocation, simplified
This fund combines the growth potential of stocks with the balance of bonds, so you don't have to.
Janus Contrarian Fund
Inception date: 02/2000
Unconstrained alpha seeking strategy
This fund takes a contrarian approach to investing by identifying and attempting to capitalize on high-quality businesses that the manager believes are undervalued by the market.
Janus Growth and Income Fund
Inception date: 05/1991
Janus growth in a more conservative package
The manager leverages Janus' in-depth research to build a diversified portfolio of core holdings and opportunistic stocks with additional investment in income-oriented securities.
INTECH U.S. Core Fund
Inception date: 02/2003
Provides market exposure with excess return potential
INTECH's risk-managed active approach focuses on adding value by selecting stocks with unique volatility characteristics and low correlations to one another.
Large-Cap Core Equities with Dynamic Volatility Management
A U.S. large-cap core equity fund seeking to provide excess return over a full market cycle with up to 40% less volatility than the Russell 1000® Index. INTECH applies a mathematical investment approach designed to seek alpha during normal market environments and reduce downside risk during periods of market crisis, potentially improving risk-adjusted returns. The goal of INTECH's dynamic volatility management approach is to provide investors with a smoother path to long-term capital appreciation.
Fund Name (inception date)
Overview
Summary
Perkins Global Value Fund
Inception date: 06/2001
Focused on value. Unrestricted by geography
Investors seeking to take advantage of the potential opportunities offered by global value stocks.
Perkins International Value Fund
Inception date: 04/2013
Uncommon Value
Investors looking to diversify their portfolio by adding exposure to non-U.S. companies believed to be undervalued
Perkins Large Cap Value Fund
Inception date: 12/2008
Built on over 30 year value investing foundation
Investors seeking to take advantage of the potential opportunities offered by large-sized value stocks
Perkins Mid Cap Value Fund*
Inception date: 08/1998
Seeking value in out-of-favor companies
This fund seeks to uncover fundamentally strong mid-sized companies with a catalyst for growth not yet recognized by the market.
Perkins Select Value Fund
Inception date: 12/2011
Uncommon Value
Seeks to identify companies with favorable reward to risk characteristics by conducting rigorous downside analysis before determining upside potential.
Perkins Small Cap Value Fund
Inception date: 10/1987
Overlooked today, ready for growth tomorrow
This fund searches for small, out-of-favor companies misunderstood by the broader investment community.
Perkins Value Plus Income Fund
Inception date: 07/2010
Uncommon Value
This fund combines the expertise of two investment managers, Janus and Perkins, normally investing 40-60% of its assets in equity securities and investing the remainder in fixed-income securities and cash.
Fund Name (inception date)
Overview
Summary
Janus Asia Equity Fund
Inception date: 07/2011
Asian equities excluding Japan
This fund uses Growth at a Reasonable Price (GARP) approach to identify mispriced stocks within Asia, excluding Japan.
Janus Emerging Markets Fund
Inception date: 12/2010
Searching for quality companies in emerging markets
A dedicated emerging markets fund that offers a diversified portfolio built across global sectors
Janus Global Research Fund
Inception date: 02/2005
High-conviction ideas from many corners of the market
This fund pulls together some of the best ideas from Janus' research analysts into a single package.
Janus Global Select Fund
Inception date: 06/2000
High conviction, global growth portfolio
Seeks to identify mispriced companies globally across the market cap spectrum that are executing on a strategy to improve economic profit margin.
Janus International Equity Fund
Inception date: 11/2006
Seeks industry leaders in a risk aware portfolio
This Fund seeks international companies that have a sustainable competitive advantage, high or improving returns on capital and long-term growth.
Janus Overseas Fund
Inception date: 05/1994
Overseas growth with an information advantage
This growth fund invests in overseas companies based on their individual merits instead of their geography or industry sector.
Janus Preservation Series - Global
Inception date: 12/2011
Potential for growth and a measure of protection for your investment
Allows investors to participate in the stock market - and the growth it potentially offers - while seeking to cap downside losses by actively allocating its assets between Cash and Equity Components based on a risk allocation methodology
Equity Income from Global Markets with Dynamic Volatility Management
A global developed markets equity fund seeking to provide excess returns over a full market cycle with up to 45% less volatility than the MSCI World High Dividend Yield Index, while generating monthly distributions. INTECH applies a mathematical investment approach designed to seek alpha during normal market environments and reduce downside risk during periods of market crisis, potentially improving risk-adjusted returns. The goal of INTECH's dynamic volatility management approach is to provide investors with a smoother path to long-term capital appreciation.
Emerging Markets Equity with Dynamic Volatility Management
An emerging markets equity fund seeking to provide excess return over a full market cycle with up to 45% less volatility than the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. INTECH applies a mathematical investment approach designed to seek alpha during normal market environments and reduce downside risk during periods of market crisis, potentially improving risk-adjusted returns. The goal of INTECH's dynamic volatility management approach is to provide investors with a smoother path to long-term capital appreciation.
International Equities with Dynamic Volatility Management
An international developed markets equity fund seeking to provide excess return over a full market cycle with up to 45% less volatility then the MSCI EAFE® Index. INTECH applies a mathematical investment approach designed to seek alpha during normal market environments and reduce downside risk during periods of market chrisis, potentially improving risk-adjusted returns. The goal of INTECH's dynamic volatility management approach is to provide investors with a smoother path to long-term capital appreciation.
Fund Name (inception date)
Overview
Summary
An alternative fund seeking absolute returns with low correlations to stocks and bonds.
We believe that constructing a portfolio of non-traditional return drivers distilled from traditional asset classes will produce "true diversification" which offers clients the potential to grow their capital with lower volatility.
Janus Global Real Estate Fund
Inception date: 11/2007
Accessing global real estate markets using a fundamental approach
This Fund seeks to deliver superior returns by investing in companies that we believe practice disciplined capital allocation and have a clear ability to grow income and create value.




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Investing involves risk, including the possible loss of principal and fluctuation of value.

There is no assurance that the investment process will consistently lead to successful investing.

*Janus Twenty and Perkins Mid Cap Value Fund are closed to new investors.

INTECH Investment Management LLC, Perkins Investment Management LLC and Janus Capital Singapore Pte. Limited are indirect subsidiaries of Janus Capital Group Inc. and serve as the sub-adviser on certain products.

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