Established in 1998, Fortress Investment Group is a top notch, and highly diversified investment manager with about $ 40 million assets under its management. As of the end of 2017, the company registered tremendous growth thanks to the high qualifications of its leaders. More than that, this firm has continued to thrive under the management’s leadership dockets.
Moreover, Fortress Investment Group has often welcomed new partnerships depending on the objective they have to the business. That is why recently, the management announced its acquisition. Of course, for a company to receive buy out requests, there must be something positive it is up to. In the case of Softbank Group sealing a deal to acquire Fortress Investment Group, the explanation is vivid and cannot be doubted. To understand why Softbank Group decided to acquire Fortress Investment Group, let us peruse its portfolio;
Softbank is one of the largest companies in the world not only by revenue but also in service delivery. In fact, the company has been rated the 72nd largest according to one Fortune Magazine. Over and above, it is the seventh largest firm in Brazil. Following these features, it is evident that Softbank is in a position to acquire Fortress Investment Group. However, that is not the only point for acquisition. From the look of the entire transaction, the company has identified a particular market that requires its technological input. Therefore, to be successful in this project of finance, the company has decided to buy significant ownership shares from Fortress Investment Group.
First announced in early 2018, the transaction has been completed, and Fortress will continue to be led by the current management of Peter Brigers, Randal Nardone, and Wes Edens. Perhaps this is a strategically placed to maintain the firm’s ability to deliver its services exquisitely. From the look of the transition, Fortress Investment Group will continue to offer the same services henceforth. Here are some of the services the company has provided for years;
When it comes to service provision, Fortress Investment Group prides itself on having extensive industry knowledge in the companies it invests in. Over the years, the firm has developed a strong team of investment managers who boast of significant expertise alongside relationships that can contribute to the growth of the company.
The General Observation
Although Fortress Investment Group is shifting to Softbank Group, the company will retain its leadership and ensure that its purpose in the financial services industry is fulfilled.