Fortress Investment Group is a leading global investment and management group founded as a Private Equity Firm in 2007. It was the first large firm to be traded publicly. The investment group is structured on diversity and specialized expertise. The firm provides a range of investment strategies such as credit, private equity fund, liquid markets, and traditional asset management to over 1,500 investors both institutional and private on an international level.
Services offered by Fortress
Fortress, also known as FIG is headquartered at the East Coast in New York with an employee base of around 915 in asset management and 205 investor professionals globally. Fortress Investment Group provides its services to investors at the debt stage, early-stage ventures, late stage ventures, Private Equity, secondary market, and Post IPO stages. The Private Equity Fund and Credit Funds are centered on asset-based investments with the advantage of the firm’s experience in investing profoundly and in various asset types. The expertise is crucial in pricing, ownership, financing, and management of the financial and physical assets, such as real estate, capital assets and financial assets that rely on secure and long-term cash flow.
Fortress Investment Group also has an in-depth knowledge of its client base to execute expert services. They also maintain operating portfolios of the companies through its qualified professionals who adhere to specific sectors and forge relationships with diverse institutions, companies, and individuals globally. Fortress Investment Group has access to the debt and equity capital markets with expertise in securing low-risk and low-cost financing opportunities for its investments. As of 2018, Fortress Investment Group had raised a total fund of $2.7 billion through its investment strategies.
Fortress is up-to-date with required operational tools for assessment, strategic and structural challenges. These tools are essential in engaging and extraction of maximum value from complex investments. The Investment Group has a history of acquisitions, such as the Corevest American Finance announced in 2017 and Liberty Group Publishing announced in 2005 as well as mergers. The firm works with corporate boards of directors, management teams, and stakeholders to ascertain the best structures and execution of any investment.