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Alex Pall is thrilled by the New Dawn for ‘Chainsmokers’

Notably, it is a remarkable breakthrough for the ‘Chainsmokers’ the band on the release of their new track. The anticipated hit track features the band’s current star, Halsey. Besides, the presence Andrew Taggart in the song is a significant achievement unlike in the previous releases. Andrew Taggart is one half of the duo with Alex Pall. As such, a human component is vital in the combination of electronic soundscapes to make singing more fulfilling for the pair.

The band aims at customizing their brand name and bringing about their acknowledgment as real artists who are thoughtful and can express feelings. Together, Alex and Andrew are working towards exposing their greatness each day, unlike some artists who prefer performing behind big music drops. During the interview, the duo touched on issues regarding the new track, career establishments as well as plans regarding the growing size of their audience in the music industry.

According to Alex Pall, his career in music lies in his DJing passion from an early age. He would spend most of his time as a DJ around New York City. It was at one time when he was at an art gallery when he decided to pursue dance music. Through this path, his manager introduced him to Andrew, and that’s just how the two started their journey together.

Andrew’s interest in DJing and love for electronic music was a perfect match to Alex’s passion. The music ambitions and future goals of the pair was the driving force towards their most significant moves in realizing their dreams. Also, it was very crucial in establishing themselves in the music industry. Alex Pall adds that his excellent skills in marketing and useful links to securing DJ gigs were quite essential in the brand. On the other hand, Andrew’s skills in production came in handy for their prosperity.

However, Pall believes that being a DJ duo and performing in the electronic music genre is both an advantage and a challenge when it comes to establishing a strong brand name as well as a competitive advantage in the market. He notes that what matters is the quality of what the customer gets at the end of the day. Pall also insists on differentiation and setting a gap between other brands. The band seeks to perform by who they are rather than going by what others are doing.

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Wes Edens’s Accomplishments at Fortress Group

Wes Edens is a private equity investor, American businessperson, and sports team owner. He co-founded Fortress Investment Group together with four other executives. Wes Edens is the co-owner of Milwaukee Bucks. This National Basketball Association business is located in Milwaukee. Wes is the owner of League of Legends Flyquest team. He went to Oregon State University where he received a degree in Bachelor of Science in Finance and Business Administration.Wes Edens commenced his career journey in 1987. This was at Lehman Brothers where he served as managing director and partner all the way to 1993. After that, he moved to BlackRock Asset Investors private equity division at BlackRock. He worked here until the year 1997 still as a managing director and partner. Wes joined Fortress as a confounder in 1998. Among other principals whom they co-founded the company with were Peter Briger, Randal Nardone, Michael Edward, and Robert Kauffman. Wes’s investment view was analyzed through an article called The Wall Street Journal in 2007.

Wes has been living in 6,000 square foot apartment with four bathrooms for more than 20 years. Fortress Investment Group was founded in the year 1998. It manages a great multitude of assets for diverse clients, which includes both private and public investors. Other services entail asset management strategies, hedge funds, credit, and private equity among others. It manages funds that are worth 73 million shares for Springleaf. Fortress has proudly retained its ownership over the years. Wes runs the private equity business at Fortress. He is behind the great success that the company invested in 2010. He led the purchase of AIG American Finance that enabled the company to be the major stakeholder for Springleaf Company.

Wes is the chairman of the subprime lender Springleaf Financial Services docket. This enabled Fortress to get 80 percent of the Springleaf for $125 million in 2010 that was used to build the financial services in the sector of private equity in the firm. Fortress now manages around $14.3 billion worth of assets for its clients. All these accomplishments are due to the commitment and dedication of the executives and other concerned members. Additionally, Wes Edens is recognized as the chairman of the Nationstar Mortgage. Fortress Company acquired this subprime equity mortgage lender for homes for $575 million in the year 2006.Wes is a proud family man with one wife and four children. He enjoys mountain climbing and horse jumping during his leisure times. These make him relax and have a cool time outside regular work.

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Randal Nardone: Helping Businesses Gain A Brighter Future

In a bid to help other people gain financial freedom, Mr. Randal Nardone co-founded Fortress Investment Group. Basically, he had the idea of helping others gain a good chance of a brighter future. Today, he serves as the Director, Principal, Co-Founder, and CEO at an investment management firm, Fortress Investment Group LLC – an organization focused on providing people with all the chances they require to be successful.Mr. Randal Nardone is an alumnus of the University of Connecticut from where he graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in English and Biology. He also attended Boston University School of Law from where he got a J.D. In 1998, he joined Fortress to become its co-founder and principal and by 2007, he had grown a net worth of $1.8 billion and was featured on Forbes’ magazine’s “World’s Billionaires” list.

Since November 2006, Mr. Nardone has served as a member of the firm’s board of directors but has remained in its management committee since 1998. Currently, he serves as the Vice President and Secretary of Newcastle Investment Holdings Corp.He is also a Member at FOE II (New) LP and a COO (Chief Operating Officer) and Secretary at Impac Commercial Holdings, Inc. Mr. Randal Nardone Co-founded FM Falstaff Advisors LLC which he now serves as both a Principal and CEO.While partnering with the law firm of Thacher Proffitt & Wood, Mr. Nardone served as a member of its executive committee. He also served as Principal of BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. before joining UBS in 1997. From May 1997 to May 1998, he was MD at UBS before coming to co-found Fortress in 1998.

It was not until August 2013, that he was appointed CEO of the company. Before then, he had served as interim Chief Executive Officer for about 2 years (December 2011 to July 2013).Even after co-founding Fortress Investment Group LLC in 1998, Randal Nardone has served as a Director at SeaCube Container Leasing Limited from June 2007 to January 2008 and Aircastle Limited since October 2004.He also worked with doBank S.p.A as a Director. From January 2011 to June 2014, Mr. Nardone was a Director of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. before retiring in July 2014, He had been serving as a Director of GAGFAH S.A. Since, June 2005, he has remained the director of New Media Investment Group Inc. Mr. Randal is a member of the Board of Directors of several firms and organizations including Seacastle, Inc., Florida East Coast Holdings Corp., Fortress Investment Group LLC, Eurocastle Investment Ltd., Florida East Coast Railway Corp., and Springleaf REIT.

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