Fortress Investment Group was formed in 1998 as a private equity firm. It excelled in most of its transactions thereby establishing itself as a trendsetter. In 2007, it was highlighted as the first private equity firm to offer large-scale services in the NYSE. Later, it diversified in the global investment matters. For instance, it directs 43 billion dollar assets that belong to 1750 investors. They include hedge funds, private equity, and permanent capital vehicles. Moreover, it employs an adjusted return that is based on strong risks. This enables investors to invest in its business for a long time. Its headquarters are in New York where nine hundred people have been employed.
All the three principals of Fortress Investment Group are based in New York. They include Randal Nardone, Peter Briger, and Wes Edens. Furthermore, it specializes in various areas. They include capital markets, operations management, asset-based investing, and corporate mergers and acquisitions. Other areas entail companies and institutions that require specific knowledge in the given sector. Its expertise is significant in the management, finance, price, and ownership of the physical and financial assets. In the operation management, Fortress Investment Group uses great tools from the investment it makes. During its portfolio management, it evaluates strategic, operational, and structural facts. They are mostly based on the ground.
For the past twenty years, Fortress Investment Group is experienced in Acquisitions and Mergers. Its employees have a good relationship with the corporate members and the other stakeholders. Its experience enables the capital markets to list it annually. Furthermore, it secures its financing from equity markets and debts. Fortress Investment Group’s long experience in the management of portfolio companies has enabled it to acquire great institutional knowledge. It covers many industries that offer diverse services.
All its employees contain quality knowledge that is useful in their particular area of deployment. The goal of its establishment was to create a new investment firm. It would then be an alternative strategy to the private equity and cutting-edge vehicles. A growth in the assets was witnessed in the past five years were 400 million dollars increased to 3.9 billion dollars. By 2007, they accumulated to 32.6 billion dollars.