Wes Edens Looking for Investment Opportunities to Grow Fortress Investment Group
The problem with the financial markets is that they are hard to predict, and no matter how much one can try, it is always almost impossible to predict accurately. However, by following the market for years and ensuring that the various financial parameters are considered from time to time, it becomes easier to safeguard the investments from imminent risks and take the hints from the signals that the market gives out from time to time. It helps in not only protecting the investments, minimizing the risks, but also helps in getting better returns. Professional investment management companies are necessary for the organizations to manage their funds in a strategic manner, which would help them generate long-term growth as well as protect from the uncertain economic climate.
One of the top investment firms based out of New York City is the Fortress Investment Group, and its Chairman is Wes Edens. He has been working in the financial industry for quite a while. Soon after completing his studies, he joined the Lehman Brothers. But, he soon quit and joined a small investment company Black Rock, and it was there that he was able to raise his first fund. But, he then decided to do something of his own and created his own company with the name Fortress Investment Group in the year 1998. The company today has more than 160 investors that include institutions and private clients as well. He started the firm with an investment of just $400 million and a few employees.
But, they manage assets worth $72 billion and have more than 1200 employees working for them.Wes Edens is highly respected as one of the most successful investors of all times. He has an extensive and impressive track record proving that he is one of the experts in the field. He is also looking for new places to invest in. Recently, he invested in Jamaica Liquefied Natural Gas project and is quite excited about it as he wants to expand his business there. He feels that Jamaica has a lot to offer to investors and it is all about finding the right opportunities. All of his investment strategies have worked quite well, and he hopes that it will be that way too in the future. Wes Edens, who is also the co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks, recently bought FlyQuest and is among the ten teams that are selected to the members of the League of Legends.