Denver-based Janus Capital International has opened an office in Paris, its sixth office in Europe, Investment Europe reports. The firm currently also has offices in London, Frankfurt, Milan, The Hague and Zurich.

In an interview, Augie Cheh, president of Janus Capital International, said the office "marks an important step in our international growth". Agar will be supported by Julien Froger on the wholesale and retail segment, and by Olivier Systchenko with institutional clients. Julie Tedeschi will continue to support the team in client relationship management from London.

Denver, Colorado-based Janus has $164bn in assets under management and 1,122 employees worldwide at the end of March.

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