Fortress Investment Group was established in 1998 as a private equity investment firm focusing on cash flow generating assets and asset-based businesses around North America, Caribbean and Western Europe. The company has its headquarters in the New York, United States of America. The company serves institutional clients and private investors both locally and worldwide. It has branches in Europe, Asia and Australia.
The company is managed by a management board which comprises of the founders who were Wesley Eden, Peter Birger and Randal Nardone. The founders also serve as the top executive officers in the company. The company has 915 qualified asset manager and 205 investment professionals based in its New York City offices. It currently manages assets on behalf of 1800 institutional clients and private investors globally.
In 2007 Fortress Investment Group became the first private equity firm in America to be traded publicly in New York Stock Exchange. By the end of 2016, the company was managing a portfolio of about $70.2 billion. By 2016, the company had revenue of $1.1 Billion
Recently, the company was acquired by SoftBank, a Japanese Company for $3.3 billion. It continues to operate as independently. With opportunities in the investment banking market growing in daily basis, Fortress Investment Group seeks to take advantage of the growing market gap and make a fortune out of it. The company has been of benefit to the public as it offers job opportunities as well as financial services. The Company is working towards creating strong adjusted risks for their clients over a long term.
Fortress Investment Group believes that the performance of its client’s investment is the single most aspect that it should consider in its operations. The company continues to launch new funds on an opportunistic basis and does so through the following funds; Fortress Japan Opportunistic Fund targeting Japanese Investment Opportunities only, Fortress Secured Lending Fund, Fortress Real Estate Fund, and Fortress Credit Opportunities Fund.
With the professionalism and the diversity that the company is built on, it shows that it is one of the best secure companies to invest on in order to expand your businesses scope.