Founded in 1998 and headquartered in New York, Fortress investment group LLC is a firm that specializes in provision of financial services. It is able to service loans and offer customers finance in major sectors of the economy. The firm has its operations and investments limited to North America, the Caribbean and Western Europe. When a firm is undergoing challenges, Fortress Investment Group, secures corporate ownership or control. For this, they prefer to have most of the shares and control within the firm.
The firm also invests in the undervalued and distressed assets. This includes intangible and tangible assets such real estates, natural resources and intellectual property. The firm mostly targets individuals but in other instances, it considers people with a large net worth. The firm also takes up interest in investing in fixed income and commodity markets around the world. It also comes up with hedge funds and helps to manage real estate funds and private equity funds. In other instances, the firm realizes capital through making debt investments and the asset based business.
The company through its private equity fund specializes in investing in assets. This makes it possible to expand its investments to a different range of assets. Its operations extend to cover market aspects such as financing, pricing and undertaking managerial duties of other firms and financial assets. These assets include real estates and capital assets.
Fortress boasts of a deep understanding of the companies it extends its investment to. To ensure successful investment with other firms and companies, fortress has a top investment professional team that has much knowledge on the market trends and operations. These experts also have good relationships with the top companies throughout the world.
The company has come up with the right tools that help to deal with structural, operation or strategic problems. These strategies and capabilities help the firm to place and earn income from the complex investments.
Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions
The firm has deep knowledge in undertaking mergers and acquisitions that give it the opportunity to work with senior management or stakeholders. Through this, they are able to plan and execute various investments
The firm has adequate knowledge in capital markets and this knowledge has enabled it to execute low –cost, low-risk financing for its investments. Having an access to debt and equity markets, this therefore facilitates its operations.