Fortress investment group is a leading highly diversified global investment company that applies its vast experience and expertise across a range of investment strategies – private equity, credit, liquid markets and traditional asset management on behalf of over 1500 institutional investors and private clients worldwide.
Randal Nardone founded the company, Wes Edens, and Rob Kauffman in 1998 all of which had vast financial experience from positions at Lehman Brothers, Goldman Sachs, BlackRock Financial Management, and UBS. Their goal was to create a new type of investment firm, “an alternative-asset” strategy that raised private equity and invested it into cutting-edge vehicles.
There are core areas of expertise that fortress investment group specializes in, and they include
- Operation management
- Capital markets
- Asset-based investing
- Corporate mergers and acquisitions
In operation management, fortress investment group has developed robust tools for extracting value from the highly intricate investments it makes from which it excels at evaluating operational, structural and strategic laid down facts when managing portfolios
Its asset-based investments are carried out via private equity and credit funds of which are made up of a broad diversity of pricing, financing and overseeing the management of physical assets among which are real estate, capital, and financial vehicles that create long-term cash flow.
Throughout its existence, Fortress investment group has the \developed extensive expertise I managing mergers and acquisitions. It has also developed good relations among its employees, corporate board members, management professionals and other corporate stakeholders.
It is also to be noted that the fortress investment group is a specialist company about capital markets. This is made possible by the company’s deep understanding in securing finances via debt and equity markets all of which are low-cost and low-risk financing for its investments.
Fortress investment group also has in-depth knowledge of industries in which it invests. This it achieves by a well-developed team of investments professionals with significant sector-specific expertise and relationship with leading companies, institutions, and individuals worldwide.
In the recent years’ fortress investment group has had the following achievements;
- Launched asset-based income fund and intellectual property fund
- The appointed investment manager of the third party originated JP funds
- Launched fortress Credit Opportunities Fund IV,
- Launched Fortress Japan Opportunity Fund III,
- Fortress Asia macro funds transitioned to Graticule Asset Management Asia L.P,
- Launched fortress Real Estate Opportunity Fund II,
- Agreed to manage Mount Kellett investment funds and related accounts.