As a champion in the finance and investment sector, Fortress Investment Group has led by being a perfect example in matters concerning leadership. The investment management company is one of the firms with the most efficient leaders globally. This is on one aspect that has made Fortress’ star to remain shining in the finance sector all time through, despite the economic challenges with which the industry has been faced. The leaders of Fortress Investment Group, led by the three principals; Wes Edens, Randal Nardone and Peter Briger, have moved an extra mile to ensure that the company’s performance is flawless.This has made the company be highly recognized in the industry, and many other firms try to emulate them.
For instance, numerous firms imitated the bold move that Fortress Group made in 2007, of going public. Being a private equity firm of considerable magnitude, the move was unprecedented and fortunately turned to be a success for the company. It didn’t take long before other players in the finance and investment sector upheld the move, and even declared their initial public offers. Some of these companies were Och-Ziff Capital Management Group, Blackstone Group, Oaktree Capital Group, Apollo Global Management, Ares Management and the Carlyle Group. Fortress Investment Group enjoys the privilege of having on board a large crew of employees who are so proactive towards serving their highly esteemed clients.
Most of the personnel include professionals from the different economic sectors that the company penetrates. This ensures that Fortress has the sufficient expertise required to manage investments for all investors from any sector of the economy. Again the personnel has been sufficiently trained in how to establish and maintain professional relationships with stakeholders and management of other organizations. This is an aspect that has assisted the company to get into partnerships and other business relationships more easily.For example, in 2017, Fortress Investment Group engaged in an acquisition that will see the company explore and invest in the telecommunication industry. That transaction saw Fortress get purchased by an international company located in Japan for a total of $3.3 billion. The whole transaction was cash-based, but the leadership of the company remained with its three principals.