Three Things To Know About Wes Edens

Wes Edens is an established, investor, the founder and co-chairman of fortress investment group, a leading New York investment manager. He is also the owner of an impressive list of high-end investments. He is co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks, an NBA franchise, along with Mark Lasrey. His principal interests are hedge funds and private equity. The suave businessman received an impressive review by Forbes for his innovation and knack for growing businesses.

Background

The 57-year-old studied Finance and business at Oregon State University. Wes Edens has a rich career background in finance. He worked and was the partner at Lehman brother and Blackrock private equity from 1987 and 1996 respectively. His tenure in both was the firm foundation upon which he launched his success as the founder of one of the leading alternative asset finance firms in the world. He along with four other partners founded fortress Investments in 1998. The firm expanded rapidly and today manages both private and public equities, hedge funds and real estate. Hea also holds several positions of leadership outside Fortress. For instance, he is the chairperson of Nation start mortgage, a leading home financier.

Achievements

Wes Edens has established a reputation as a leader and manager because of his expertise and experience in various management positions.he is the co-chief executive Officer and board chairperson at fortress. One of his most significant career successes was his influence in the purchase of stakes in Springfield Financial services. This deal made Fortress the highest stakeholder in Springleaf. It also earned enormous profits for fortress. Fortress’s success and expansion owe a lot to Wes’ knack for winning corporate strategies. He is also the board chairperson at media investment group, drive shack and Onemain holdings.

Investments

Blessed with an innate knack for businesses Wes Edens has diversified his investment base to include video gaming. He is the owner of the League of legends. The league of legends is a successful gaming platform with a broad and active base. It is one of the most popular gaming platforms in the USA. He is also co-owner of the Milwaukee busks, a leading NBA franchise, along with Mark Larsey.  Weeden is a force in the world of business and finance. He has served in various capacities as a manager and leader. His influence at Fortress investment has earned the firm a unique status as a reliable asset manager in the world.