Fortress Investment Group Is One of the Most Renowned Investment Firms in the World
Fortress Investment Group intends to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns for its long-term institutional and retail clients by investing in attractive income-generating private equity strategies with superior opportunities for capital appreciation, income, and capital preservation, and through prudent investment management of its credit and special situations portfolio. Fortress Investment Group will strive to deliver this consistently by attracting experienced and successful professionals who are well connected to the senior management team and the firm’s investment teams.
FIG New York invests directly and indirectly primarily in the US-based distressed debt and other credit securities across a wide variety of asset classes. Fortress Value strategy seeks to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns in various private equity and debt investment strategies and direct equity investments. The investment strategy includes investment in non-regulated hedge funds, direct equity, equity derivatives, other private credit strategies, and real estate, with targeted deployment across a broad spectrum of industries and geographies.
In the financial sector, it was one of the first to bring hedge fund investing into asset management, along with George Soros, Cliff Asness, Ray Dalio, and Dan Loeb. Fortress specializes in small and large private equity investments and for decades has been recognized for its conservative approach to public and private investments. In 2014, the firm raised $3 billion and expanded its business to include hedge funds.
Since 2013, it has continued to expand its capabilities with the acquisition of Seadrill Financial and the special situations hedge fund, Mesoblast. From its sponsor’s financial strength and global scale, Fortress Investment Group LLC, a global investment management firm, runs approximately $60 billion of assets under management. Fortress invests in distressed investments such as secured debt and senior loans of financial institutions and special situation investments such as private equity and credit.
The transparent structure aligned with the risk profile of the underlying portfolio has enabled investors to see the results of the entire credit fund portfolio. Fortress Investment Group New York has assembled a portfolio of companies expected to generate net returns of approximately 18% for the third quarter of 2018. A number of these investments have or will benefit from the administration’s tax legislation.