The Fortress Investment Group was founded in 1998 as a private equity entity. The company has been doing well in the sector of alternative investment under the watch of its three principals; Randal Nardone, Peter Briger, and Wes Edens. In 2017, for instance, it became the first significant private equity entity to get listed on the New York Stock Exchange. The company handles several areas of specialization including investing in assets, capital markets, and corporate acquisitions and mergers. It also specializes in managing operations and disseminating knowledge on specific institutions and companies.
One of the most profound investment areas is the asset-based investments, which the investment group invests in using credit funds and private equity. Some of the investments include financial vehicles, real estate, a variety of assets, and capital investment that has a long-term cash flow potential. The company has shown expertise in the owning, pricing, managing, and financing a variety of financial and physical assets.
The investment group also handles operations management matters. Fortress Investment Group has come up with robust tools to give investors value from the investments it makes. Each of the investments goes through structural, operational and strategic evaluation to ensure feasibility and increase the value to the customers. The primary goal of the investment group is to create a successful alternative asset strategy by increasing private equity and investing it into quality investment vehicles. Fortress Investment Group managed to get funding of over $2.7 billion since its establishment.
In May of 2015, Fortress Investment Group acquired Liberty Group Publishing. The company is the fastest and the largest growing community newspaper publishers in the United States. The investment group also acquired CoreVest American Finance, a company that provides debt products for the real estate investor. It offers single term loans and portfolio analysis for stabilized rental properties. CoreVest also provides short-term credit for firms that need to make acquisitions. Fortress Investment Group continues to make inroads in the financial investment and private equity sectors across the United States and beyond. It has amassed assets, robust investments and offers firms great insights into investing.