Fortress Investment Group is a worldwide investment manager specializing in private equity, long-term capital investment and management, real estate investment and, credit. The firm has a client base of 1,750 investors comprising of both individual businesses and corporate firms. Additionally, Fortress Investment Group manages an estimated $41.4 billion worth of assets for it global clients. The company has maintained it efficient services through its highly qualified and experienced team of 205 skilled investment experts. Fortress Investment was founded in 1998 and, it has its headquarters in New York City, New York. The company has satellite offices in Hong Kong, Philadelphia, the Caribbean and Western Europe.
Besides the experienced and an expert team of investment professionals, Fortress Investment Group is backed by three able principals. The first one is Randal Nardone, who doubles up as founder and member of the company’s management committee. He is also the current Chief Executive Officer. The other principal is Wes Edens. He is a founder member and is entrusted to run the equity division. Wes has a long and extensive experience in finances. The third one is Peter Briger. He has served for a long time in the credit section of Goldman, Sachs. He joined Fortress Group in 2002. He is in charge of the credit division.Fortress Investment Group has unrivaled competencies in several areas of investment and strategy including operations management, asset based financing, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and, sector knowledge of institutions and companies.
The company undertakes its asset-based investments through credit funds and private equity. The assets on focus include capital, real estate, and long-term financial vehicles with promising cash flow. Some of the asset-based investments under Fortress include the New Residential Investment Corp, Fortress Transportation, and Infrastructure Investors, New Senior Investment Group, New Media Investment Group Inc. and, Eurocastle Investment Limited. The company is equal to the task when it comes to owning, pricing or, managing both financial and physical assets.Fortress Group is also an expert in management of operations. The company targets the investments with a high likelihood of making good returns. The firm is excellent at conducting informed, value based assessment on operational, strategic and, structural aspects of management in all portfolios.