Fortress Investment Group is a leading global investment company that has more than $74.3 billion worth of assets. The company specializes in a wide range of investment options such as liquid markets, credit, private equity and much more. The company has more than 1,600 clients all around the world that includes private clients and institutions as well. Wes Edens, the founder and also the President of Fortress Investment Group, has contributed immensely to the success of the company. Ever since the company was set up, he has worked hard to take it to new heights. In fact, he was the executive behind the decision to the take the company public and it was the best decision for the company. He is currently responsible for the private equity department of the company and also its alternative investment business. Before starting Fortress Investment Group, he worked at Lehman Brothers and the BlackRock for a few years where he learned the tricks of the trade and gained knowledge.
Wes Edens is also the co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks that he brought along with Jamie Dinan and Marc Lasry. Recently, he also invested in a brand new eSport team with the name FlyQuest. The team would be competitive in the top competitions such as the North America League of Legends Championship Series he already has a plan ready for his team when it comes to making partnerships, getting sponsorships and also engaging their fans. Wes Edens has identified the growth of eSports and believes that they can provide excellent returns on investments. With his team, he also wants to expand the popularity of eSports globally.
Wes Edens regards the employees of the company as its driving force. The reason that the company is successful is that of its employees who work hard and are dedicated to the company’s goals. He believes that the employees should be challenged to increase their productivity but also recognizing their efforts, and hard work is also essential. Those who join the company can learn from experts and can grow in their careers. All employees are provided with the equal opportunity and are expected to respect each other. The head of the teams treat every employee as a family member and help each other while remaining competitive. Wes Edens want to build Fortress Investment Group as a company that is growth driven but also the one that takes care of its employees.