Fortress Investment Group, an Expert Financial Investment Manager
Fortress Investment Group is a well-established investment manager in the global market. Currently, the group manages more than $41.4 worth of assets under its diverse investment portfolio. The group has a total of approximately 1,750 individual and institutional customers under its name. Additionally, the company is one of the leading employers, with a staff of 915 personnel to manage its assets, and an additional team of 205 professionals in diverse investment areas. Fortress Investment Group was founded in 1998 by its three co-principals; Wes Edens, Peter Briger and, Randal. It is headquartered in New York, with satellite offices across the world.
Fortress Investment Group specializes in asset-oriented investments through credit funds and private equity. The most preferred investment areas include long-term financial vehicles, real estate. The company takes advantage of its in-depth knowledge of finances, price valuations, acquisitions and, management of physical assets.
Fortress Investment Group is also an expert in the management of business operations. Through a strong and dedicated team of expert professionals and, visionary leaders, the company has developed an effective mechanism that ensures optimum returns for every investment it puts a stake. The company conducts thorough ground research on operational, structural and strategic perspective when selecting an investment portfolio.
Since its establishment, the group has made notable achievements in expanding its operations. In 2002, Peter Briger launched the credit business. Since its launch, Fortress’s Credit business has continued to grow at an impressive rate. The credit team has focused on global investments, especially on undervalued, illiquid or financially depressed companies. Some of the most conspicuous investments by the credit group include the Asian Financial Crisis as well as the RTC Workout. The Fortress Credit team has demonstrated an unprecedented ability to operate in extreme operational complexities through successful handling of complex business deals.
Besides Fortress’s Credit business, the group has also proved to be a leader in the management of publicly traded financial vehicles for a long duration. Some of the assets under the group’s control include a real estate investment trust, New Residential Investment Corp, Fortress Transportation, and Infrastructure Investors LLC, New Senior Investment Group, New Media Investment Group Inc and, Eurocastle Investment Limited.