Fortress Investment Group has been a trendsetter since its birth in 1998. It was the first large scale equity firm to go public on the New York Stock Exchange. The company was started by Randall Nardone, Wes Eden, and Rob Kaufman.
With headquarters in New York, it hires over 900 people. Fortress Investment Group specializes in asset-based investment, operation management, corporate mergers, acquisitions, capital market and has specific knowledge of companies.
Fortress Investment Group asset-based investment has a broad diversity which includes real estate, capital, and finance vehicles that create long term cash flow. Its expertise includes pricing, owning, financing and managing both physical and financial assets.
The company area of operation management provides tools that extract value from the investment it makes, but it excels at evaluating, operational, structural and strategic when managing portfolios.
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With regards to experience, the company specializes in the capital market which means that they’re well trained on how to secure financing via debit.
What makes Fortress Investment Group at the top of their game is their track record with diverse companies has given it a great deal of knowledge.
Hard driven, Fortress Investment Group expanded its first Fortress fund into a 2, 3, and 4 versions. In 2006 and 2005 Fortress Investment Group acquired a large ski resort in North America and the Canadian company Intrawest. The company was the first to go public then other investment firms followed. Within a decade they increased with funds such as Fortress Investment Fund V, Credit Opportunities Funds I through IV, the Fortress MSR. These funds all came online.
Fortress Investment further expanded when it went global with adding Italian NPL Opportunities Fund and several Asian funds including the Fortress Japan Opportunity Fund. The company then went on to purchase AIG’S American General Finance Service in 2010 that company became Springleaf Finance Service. Under Fortress Investment, AIG value soared more than 27 times with a value of 3.5 billion dollars.
With its leadership and innovation being recognized, Fortress Investment Group received the Credit-Focused Fund of the year by the Institutional Investor Magazine and the Discretionary Macro-Focused Hedge Fund of the year in 2012. Website: https://www.fortress.com/