One of the best performing investment management companies that is based in New York City is the Fortress Investment Group – this investment group was first founded in 1998 by three key people: Wes Edens, Rob Kauffman and Randal Nardone. They are located in 1345 Avenue of the Americas New York City and they are an investment management firm that is focused on credit liquid markets, private equity, and traditional asset management.
Recently, the Soft Bank Group Corporation has completed and accomplished their ongoing merger for the acquisition of the Fortress Investment Group LLC for a total of 3.3 billion dollars in cold cash. Right after the closing of the transaction, the Soft Bank Group and all its owned assets now owns all outstanding shares of the Fortress Investment Group. The completion of this merger is predeceased by a completion and satisfaction of the set conditions that were coming to the end of the transaction – and it was duly signed by the Fortress Group by July of 2017.
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Right after the acquisition was closed, each of the shares of Class A funds of Fortress are going to be converted into the rights of Soft Bank Group for 8.08 dollars per share in cold cash. The Fortress Investment Group, even if they were newly acquired by the merger of Soft Bank Group, the Fortress Company will still operate as an independent business that is still headquartered and based in New York. The key people of Fortress Group are still going to continue to be the leaders of the company and the Soft Bank Group will still be committed and loyal to maintaining the existing business model of Fortress – and they will respect the brand, the employee, the workforce, the work environment, and the culture that has been instilled in the Fortress Group because these were the elements that have lead them to success.
The acquisition of Soft Bank Group on the Fortress group will be a sure success – the combination and corroboration of these two giant companies are sure to work together like a well-oiled machine and will propel towards success and excellence in their industries.
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In just twenty years in operation, Fortress Investment Group has not only revolutionized the investment market but also has become a trendsetter. From just a private equity firm, the company made history as the first private company (equity firm) to go public in NYSE. From that historic stride, the company has revolutionized asset management to more dependable and a reliable practice.
The origin of Fortress Investment Group stretches back in 1998. The three initial founders, Rob Kauffman Wesley E. and Randal N. had such a big and clear dream. The company has grown to be the solution providers in the following financial areas. First, the company specializes in asset-based investing. This genre of investing is one of the main areas the company has specialized over the years and they have been successful. Second, the company has a lot of expertise in operation management. With the right personnel and the right business models, the company has been able to maximize on the possibilities of all what they have invested. Third, as a company, Fortress Investment Group has been able to facilitate one of the best and smooth corporate merges in the last twenty years as well as acquisitions. Finally, the company has been instrumental in capital markets and this expertise has benefited the company’s clients.
It is without a doubt that the company has one of the best finance pundits in leadership. With the initial, three founders who were financial experts before the formation of this company, Fortress Investment Group has been able to bring on board Michael Novogratz. He is an experienced fund manager with vast experience. Additionally, the company also brought Peter Briger. He also has a vast knowledge in financial markets and more specifically the Asia market.
As a company, the firm is always in constant research to evaluate the investment opportunities for their investors. One of the recent investment is iPass. The technology is revolutionary and the company saw the potential in the technology, evaluating the possibilities and potentiality of the investment. With these expansions on investment, the over 1,750 investors are assured of returns.
The company currently direct over $43 billion in all spheres of operations. Therefore, the company is synonymous with success.