Fortress Investment Group was gladly founded in 1998as a private equity firm. Since then, the firm has been such a great pacesetter in the market world. In 2007, Fortress was highlighted for its initial public offering, as the first huge firm in the field of private equity to become public on New York Stock Fortress Investment Group is a very diverse company in investment management directing more than $43 billion number of assets for more than 1,750 investors from different capacities. This entails hedge funds, private equity, and permanent capital vehicles. The company uses a very bold strategy for the many investors through long-term engagements. The headquarters are at New York with more than 900 employees scattered in various offices.
Fortress Investment is proud to behold very exceptionally skilled executive. Three principals who are based in New York and San Francisco manage it. These are Randal Nardone, Peter Briger, and Wes Edens. The major areas of expertise at Fortress Investment Group include asset-based investing, capital markets, operations management, sector-specific knowledge of institutions and companies, and acquisitions & mergers. Through the arm of asset-based investments, Fortress has private and credit funds. These are made up of very diverse assets, which entails capital, real estate, financial vehicles. In this, Fortress is able to price, own, manage, and finance all the financial and physical assets. Under the area of mergers and acquisitions, Fortress Investment Group has developed great expertise in managing the same. For operations management, Fortress Investment has grown a number of tools in building the value and evaluating the strategic, operational, and structural portfolios. Fortress Investment Group has profound experience in specializing in capital markets. In this area, the company secures financing through equity and debt markets. Their last involvement in the management of portfolio companies due to their great knowledge of institutions and industries. Their employees are well equipped with knowledge and skills to serve the customers in these areas.
Fortress Group announced their acquisition by the SoftBank Group Corporation. However, it will continue to operate as a separate firm from the SoftBank. They have reached put to the stakeholders and the employees on the entire matter.