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Fund Times: Big Management Changes at Janus

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Janus Capital Corporation on Thursday announced the resignation of two long-tenured managers: Blaine Rollins and Claire Young, effective June 30. In February 2006, David Corkins replaced Rollins as manager of the firm's flagship $11 billion  Janus Fund (JANSX), and Rollins was moved to the smaller ($147 million) Janus Triton  (JATTX). Research analysts Brian Schaub and Chad Meade will take over at Triton.

Young, manager of   Janus Olympus  (JAOLX) since September 1997, had fared better in her charge, despite having wildly volatile returns during the tech boom and bust years. Ron Sachs, of  Janus Orion  (JORNX), will replace her. He will continue to manage Orion, where he's delivered good returns in recent years following a rough start in the bear market.

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