Wes Edens is widely known for his work at the Fortress Investment Group. The Fortress Investment Group is one of the leading global investment management firms around the world. This is due to the fact that they look after creative investments and are an alternative to traditional asset management. They have over 1750 institutional clients who trust them to operate with their funds.Wes Edens is the reason that the Fortress Investment Group currently manages over $72 billion. He worked with five other partners to create the business in 1998. Since then, they have drawn private investors from all around the world to trust them in the areas of credit and real estate, private equity and permanent capital.
Wes Edens recently reported that the Fortress Investment Group sold a nonvoting minority share of their company to a Japanese investment firm for $3.3 billion.Wes Edens has worked with the Fortress Investment Group to build the five core competencies that make up the business. They are proud that their investments are asset-based, guided by industry knowledge, well structured would operations management, based in capital markets, and counsel by corporate mergers.Wes Edens is currently valued at $2.5 billion. Forbes.com is reporting that he is in the top 300 most wealthy people of the world. He is only 45 years old and is married to a beautiful woman and has four wonderful children. He owns the Milwaukee Bucks which played for the national basketball Association. He also owns one of the best teams that plays in the game League of Legends.
At the Fortress Investment Group he helps run the Board of Directors as the cochairman. He is in charge of the Fortress Investment Groups investments in the areas of private equity, healthcare, real estate, transportation, and infrastructure. He has gained the respect of those around the world for his ability to price, finance, and appoint people to oversee the day-to-day operations of both his commercial and residential real estate.He convinced the Fortress Investment Group that it was in their best interest to sell a portion of their company to the public. In order to get an 8% share of the company, the public had to invest $600 million. It is his job to oversee this portion to make sure that everybody becomes wealthy in the process. Besides conducting business horse jumping and mountain climbing is how he deals with stress.