Founded in 1998, Fortress Investment Group LLC, holds approximately $43.6 billion in assets as of December 31, 2017. This number is not by luck, Fortress has become one of the leading, diversified global investment managers across the globe. This firm holds the title as the first to sell shares to the public, as an U.S. hedge fund manager, in 2007. You would have to expect this is partly why SoftBank Group Corporation has decided to buy into Fortress Investment Group for upwards of $3.3 billion in cash, to make it the world’s largest private equity fund. Yes, cash! This Japanese company very much intends for Fortress Investment Group to work closely with their new technology investment fund and possibly doubling Fortress’s assets in the near years. SoftBank’s decision rides the heels of Masayashi Son’s announcement to team up with Saudi Arabia to set up a $100 billion technology fund.
Fortress Investment Group is employing about 953 asset managers and 2,439 employees across the globe, with high satisfaction reviews from their talent. According to their online reviews, the past and current employees have described their time there to be, nothing less than, competitive, fast paced, and very educational. This is the perfect environment for innovation and growth, individually and as a team. The skills of new and past leadership include high academic careers and experienced professional records. Their employees across the globe have been chosen not only from their skills but because they understand the core competencies of Fortress Investment Group. The core competencies for this high end investment firm are asset-based, industry knowledge, operations management, corporate mergers and acquisitions and capital markets.
This private equity firm is in the business of financial loan servicing and reaches to investments in energy, power equipment and more. Their categories of service are private equity, private capital vehicles, credit hedge funds and credit private equity. The firm is sufficiently running accounts for small and large businesses in multiple areas of the world. This finance expert and giant has serviced pricing, financing and owning of physical and financial assets. The management areas include but are not limited to real estate and capital assets and ofcourse, financial assets secured by diversified longstanding cash flows. Their team of experienced investment professionals combined with the highly refined tools at their fingertips allows Fortress to find the best low-risk, low cost financing for their investors. If you haven’t been convinced that Fortress Investment Group is the place for you to work and invest, well, you must have missed the last 400 words prior to this sentence.