He’s is known among his many business peers as an entrepreneur who isn’t afraid to lay down a financial bet that big industry can pay off. Wes Edens, co-founder of Fortress Investment Group has worked diligently at discovering and selling business. He often finances them with his well-known equity firm out of New York. Of the many titles Edens has worn, his organization is now branching into the railroad world. It’s the type of large industry, Wes Edens has continued to seek out and wins. Back when he co-created Fortress Investment Group in 1998 in New York, he soon made a mark in the finance world of investing. He has creative talents most only dream about. He has maneuvered his way into big business. Wes Edens has done substantial work as a philanthropist where his giving and sharing has made a global impact. Now his firm manages nearly 42 billion in assets with no signs of slowing down.
Wes Edens has also joined the world of sports. Today, he is a co-founder of the Milwaukee Bucks where he hopes his team can get them to their first championship in years. Edens has dabbled in finance, real estate, railroads, and healthcare, to mention a few. His firm put up the money when it comes to creating a better and more reliable passenger train in Florida called the Brightline. He’s struck a partnership with the popular brand Virgin Group. They’ve agreed to operate and finance a 100-year-old system that needed new routes along between Las Vegas and Southern California. Wes Edens is now commanding the helm of a portfolio addition called New Fortress Energy. His mission to give more to the infrastructure in terms of solutions that are badly needed. It will change the way things have run by choosing to operate on much cleaner fuel than before.
Wes Edens’s passions lie within the sports and creation areas. He’s made himself known by his consistent investments that are shaking things up more than ever. His next venture involves the gaming world of e-sports. It’s a fast-moving market that took in nearly 500 million so far and keeps growing.