In the worlds of entrepreneurship, business, and investing, Wes Edens has become a big name in the United States. He is known as one of the founders of Fortress Investment Group as well as being a leader in business. As the owner for the Milwaukee Bucks, a basketball team that is part of the NBA, and other sports-related ventures, he is also becoming a big name in athletics as well. He has impacted many people with his philanthropical efforts that are considered by some to be just as impressive as the accomplishments that he has made in the business world.
When it comes to investing, Wes Edens is known as one of the most creative and knowledgeable investors throughout the world. He managed to help the company grow from the boutique equity firm that it was founded as in 1998 to an alternative asset manager with more than $42 billion under its control globally. Some of the companies that have been acquired by Fortress Investment Group under the leadership of Wes Edens have made some major changes that have helped to transform their respective industries. Some of these industries include health care, media, real estate, and financial services. Read this article about Wes Edens at Wall Street Journal
One of the large investments that Wes Edens has been a part of through Fortress Investment Group is the purchase of Brightline, a passenger rail company. Brightline recently became a partner of the Virgin Group which led to them being rebranded as “Virgin Trains USA“. The company runs the first inner-city passenger train system that is completely privately funded as well as operated for the last 100 years. While many people may see trains as a thing of the past, the company formerly known a Brightline is showing that it has the potential to be the preferred transportation method of the future.
New Fortress Energy was created under the leadership of Wes Edens. They are working to provide solutions for infrastructure that will create clean energy that is reliable and better for the environment than other energy. The company built the first production facility for liquid natural gas in all of Florida.
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