Janus Aspen Global Technology Portfolio (JGLTX)

Investing in Companies that Benefit from Technology Innovation



Inception Date1/18/2000
NAV (As of 4/28/17)$9.95
Total Net Assets (As of 3/31/17)$294.56M
Annual Expense Ratio
(As of fiscal year end 12/31/15)
GROSS 0.81%
NET 0.81%

Morningstar Fee Level
(As of 3/31/17)
Fee Level Group
(out of 390 funds)
Specialty Institutional

Performance (As of 3/31/17)
1 Year30.76%
3 Year14.49%
5 Year15.18%
10 Year11.16%
Morningstar (As of 3/31/17)
CategoryUS Fund Technology
Overall Rating™
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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.

Returns greater than one year are annualized.

Net expense ratios reflect the expense waiver, if any, contractually agreed to through 5/1/18.

Client Commitment

This global growth portfolio invests in companies that create and benefit from advances in technology. We invest in companies we believe to be resilient and smaller positions in companies that have optionality-meaning large potential upside under a specific scenario. This portfolio seeks to provide strong long-term returns with volatility characteristics on par with its peers.

Why Invest in the Portfolio


Technology is dramatically impacting every sector of the global economy. The Portfolio seeks to invest in growth companies driving this innovation or benefiting from advances in technology. Common characteristics of an investment include a culture of innovation, long-term focus and attractive relative valuation.


Our dedicated team of technology analysts is embedded deeply within the sector, approaching research as an industry participant. In this complex and rapidly growing sector, it is critical to have experienced investors working to evaluate the impact of disruptive technologies and actively aim to identify both winners and losers.


The Portfolio takes a thoughtful approach to portfolio construction as the managers invest in companies believed to be resilient, as well as smaller positions in companies that have optionality-meaning large potential upside under a specific scenario. Through deep research and disciplined portfolio construction, the Portfolio seeks to deliver strong, risk-adjusted returns over time.


Brad Slingerlend, CFA

Brad Slingerlend, CFA

Portfolio Manager since 2011
Industry since 1998

Brinton Johns

Brinton Johns

Portfolio Manager since 2014
Industry since 2000

Denny Fish

Denny Fish

Portfolio Manager since 2016
Industry since 2004


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