Wesley Robert the Strategic Investor

Wesley Robert the Strategic Investor

Wesley Robert Edens also known as Wes Dens is one of the richest men in the world. He was born on 30th October in 1961 and raised in the New York city. He is a private investor based in the United States of America. Wesley also owns a basketball team known as the Milwaukee Bucks located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This team has attained the requirements to become a National Basketball Association(NBA). He co-founded this team with Marc Lasry. Alongside his great partners Peter Briger, Robert Kauffman, Randal Nardone and Michael Edward they co-founded the Fortress Investment Group in 1998.

The Oregon State University graduate has made tremendous growth both in his career and financially. He undertook his bachelor’s degree in Finance and Business Administration and graduated in 1984.His career took off in 1987 at Lehman Brothers, while he was here he worked tirelessly and in 6 years he became a partner and a director until 1993.Afterwards he joined BlackRock’s private Investors and he worked as a partner and a director. In 1998 he joined up with his partners in cofounding Fortress Investment Group.

Wesley is a risk take in his business ventures and an innovative financing. By 2007 the company took an initiative to become a public company and held private and public assets. In 2006 Nomura Holdings bought 15% of Fortress the five partners became billionaires. In 2009 Eden was made a Co-chairman of the Board of Governors. In his tenure he worked to lower the price of their products. He later on became the Chairman of Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure.Eden led Fortress in acquiring 80% of Springleaf Financial Services which boosted the profit tremendously. Springleaf helped Fortress improve their financial services. Eden has other leadership positions outside Fortress such as he is the Chairman to Nationstar Mortgage. Eden is married to Lynnand together they have four children. He likes mountain climbing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Powered by Wordpress, Redesign Theme by Tioreo