Nov 30 Janus Capital Group's Intech Investment
Management unit said its chief executive Jennifer Young has
stepped down. Replacing her is Adrian Banner, who will continue
as its chief investment officer, Intech said.
Intech, a quantitative investing specialist based in
Florida, announced the change in a statement on Friday but did
not give a reason for it. A Janus executive referred questions
to Intech, where executives did not immediately respond.
With $41.9 billion under management at September 30, Intech
accounted for about a quarter of the $158.2 billion in assets
under management at Denver-based Janus.
Returns at Intech have been among the stronger results
reported by Janus, which is best known for its equity funds and
describes Intech as offering "mathematical equity strategies."
But through June 30, Intech had reported at least four quarters
of net outflows, according to Janus' most recent investor
presentation. Intech reported a net inflow of investor cash for
the three months ended September 30.
Young joined Intech in 1999 and was named co-CEO in 2009.
She became chairman and CEO at the start of this year, according
to a company biography. Banner joined Intech in 2002 and was
named co-CIO in 2009.
In its statement, Intech said Young "will serve as a
consultant to Intech in the coming months to ensure a smooth
transition of responsibilities."