Janus Venture Fund (JAVTX)
Moderate Small-Cap Growth Equities

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FUND FACTS (JAVTX)

Inception Date4/30/1985
NAV (As of 3/27/15 )$67.35
Total Net Assets (As of 2/28/15)$2.90B
Annual Expense Ratio
(As of fiscal year end 9/30/14)
GROSS 0.93%
NET 0.93%

Performance (As of 12/31/14)
1 Year10.21%
3 Year22.29%
5 Year18.83%
10 Year10.01%
Morningstar (As of 2/28/15)
CategorySmall Growth
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Returns quoted are past performance and do not guarantee future results; current performance may be lower or higher. Investment returns and principal value will vary; there may be a gain or loss when shares are sold. For the most recent month-end performance click here.

Net expense ratios reflect the expense waiver, if any, Janus Capital has contractually agreed to through 2/1/16.

Client Commitment

A moderately positioned small-cap growth fund seeking to provide consistent relative returns with lower volatility than the index. Invests in small-cap companies with differentiated business models and sustainable competitive advantages that we believe are positioned to grow market share regardless of economic conditions.

 

Why Invest in the Fund

UNIQUE BUSINESS MODELS

Seeks small cap companies that are differentiated from competitors - differentiated business model, innovative approach or unique products or services - that are using their competitive advantages to grow over a multi-year time frame.

DEEP, SPECIALIZED TEAM

In-depth fundamental research supported by broad team of analysts and team small-mid specialists, identifies small-cap companies early in their life cycle.

MODERATE APPROACH TO GROWTH

Offers potential for capital appreciation through exposure to small and fast growing companies with a focus on resilient business models positioned to weather a variety of market environments.

Results

Top Decile Risk-Adjusted Performance with Bottom Decile Volatility
5-Year risk/reward rankings in Morningstar Small Growth Category (675 funds) as of 12/31/14
Based on the Fund’s “parent” share class (typically that with the longest history). Performance varies by share class.

FUND MANAGEMENT

Jonathan Coleman, CFA

Fund Manager since 2013
Industry since 1994

FUND NEWS

New York Times profiles PM Jonathan Coleman niche for small caps.

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