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Janus Capital Group Inc. Chief Executive Dick Weil confirmed that Bill Gross has put more than $700 million of his own money into the Janus Unconstrained Bond Fund, which Gross manages.

It had been reported that the Janus fund got a $700 million investment from a wealth management office in La Jolla where Gross’ financial adviser works.

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Gross left Pacific Investment Management Co. in late September for Janus. He began managing the Janus Unconstrained Bond Fund in October. The fund added about $360 million in assets in October, to grow to $443 million. It drew about $770 million more in November, and another $175 million in December, finishing the year at about $1.4 billion.

Newport Beach-based Pimco, meanwhile, saw its assets fall from nearly $2 trillion in September to about $1.68 trillion.

Weil’s confirmation of Gross’ investment came during Janus’s fourth-quarter and full-year earnings call Thursday.

Denver-based Janus said it drew $2 billion in deposits across all of its funds in the fourth quarter, the first quarterly net inflow since 2009.

Fourth quarter profit was $46.7 million, up 22% from the same period a year earlier.

Janus had $183.1 billion in assets under management as of Dec. 31, up about 5% year-over-year.