Blaine Rollins has joined 361° Capital as a managing director, senior portfolio manager and member of the investment committee. He was previously an executive vice president and portfolio manager at Janus, running a number of funds, including the Janus Fund and the Janus Balanced Fund. Rollins was with Janus for 16 years and began his career at AMG as an analyst.

As a member of 361° Capital’s investment committee, Rollins will play a significant role in managing a number of portfolios, but will concentrate on the firm’s first mutual fund, the 361° Absolute Alpha Fund, a multi-manager, long/short equity fund.

“In addition to his extensive portfolio management experience, Blaine brings an array of capabilities that align exceptionally well with our investment approach,” said Tom Florence, chief executive officer. “He is an accomplished portfolio manager and has proven capabilities in quantitative research, hedging and trading strategies. He will be a great addition to our team.”