Successful billionaire Wes Edens, Founder of Fortress Investment Group and sitting chairman amasses enormous returns with alternative assets investments under management is creating a portfolio that is one of the largest and most respected within the investment industry. Wes Edens is the Chief Investment Officer at Fortress and currently is the Head and President of Private Equity. Since December 2017, Wes Edens has held the position of Co-Chief Executive Officer as well. Wes Edens was educated at Oregon State University and received a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance. He also completed his education with a Master’s in Business Administration from Oregon State University as well.
Over a long illustrious career at various appointments within numerous financial investment firms, Wes Edens has produced a track record of profitable investment management that has provided a platform and foundation for an illustrious career in the investment markets. Currently, as a founder of Fortress Investment Group a company that is leading the industry in the alternative asset management area, Wes Edens is providing a blueprint for other investment firms to follow as a catalyst and trailblazer in profitable returns on investment in alternative assets. Fortress Investment Group specializes in distressed, illiquid credit Investments, and undervalued assets, which is a market that has become a renowned leader and investor that has established a track record for generating top-tier returns on investments for all of his clients and other institutional investment partners.
The company currently employs over 500 professionals that are dedicated to providing the highest level of insight and analysis on opportunities both domestically and globally within the credit and distress cycles around the world. Wes Edens has become renowned for his leadership and advancement within this realm of investment and become the go-to investor in the world by evaluating and acquiring these alternative assets. Through the leadership of Wes Edens, Fortress provides loans and funding for middle market companies that invest in alternative asset industries and numerous classes of assets they provide the necessary capital to expand into areas that are not AAA in status. In fact, Fortress has made substantial returns by investing in rescue, distressed environments, refinancing, buyouts, and growth environments that can seem risky but the rewards are very high and lucrative. The leadership of successful billionaire Wes Edens has provided Fortress Investment Group with a strong foundation and profitable returns on investment through investments in alternative assets.