Risk management is one of the most challenging factors that a significant number of organizations are unable to manage. This makes the companies continue experiencing losses on a continuing basis. Companies operating in the financial industry tend to face more risks than other companies because the financial sector is prone to volatility and constant changes in the market. Fortress Investment Group has been able to manage its losses through various strategic plans that have prevented the company from experiencing extreme losses. This has been done through strategic diversification policies.
Diversification is the process of investing in different areas such that an organization has all its resources spread in various regions. This means that a company develops a broad portfolio that has a large number of investments. This strategy restricts the company from investing in a single venture, which could lead to devastating losses if the investment experiences market volatility. Fortress Investment Group has invested its resources in different investment opportunities, which makes the company have an extensive portfolio that has been spread across various properties in the industry.
One of the main areas where the company has significantly invested a considerable amount of its resources is in the real estate industry. The company has a large number of real estate properties in various parts of the country, some of which are positioned in some of the lucrative areas around the country. Fortress Investment Group has some luxurious properties in New York City and some in London among other profitable fields. The company does not have real estate companies but goes further to own some of the companies that trade real estate properties in the New York Stock Exchange. This is a clear illustration that the company has significantly invested in real estate properties.
The company has diversified assets in other areas including owning huge amounts of shares in a significant number of companies that operate in the stock exchange. Fortress Investment Group has gone ahead to invest in other valuable assets such as infrastructure projects across the country and the rail network. Surprisingly, Fortress Group has gone further to invest in the healthcare industry.
Randal Nardone is the brain behind the achievements of Fortress Investment Group. When Randal came up with the idea of forming Fortress Investment Group, he was aware that he would face the same problems that other successful businesspersons faced. However, the experience he gained when working in the money market was an added advantage because he knew all the tricks. Through his experience entrepreneurship, Nardone collaborated with other like-minded businesspersons to start Fortress Investment Group. Randal is the current Chief Executive Officer of the group, and his managerial expertise has helped the group’s success tremendously.
Many clients choose Fortress as their strategic investment company to help them revive their poor performing businesses. Its two decades since the formation of Fortress group and Randal has contributed in many broad steps the group has taken thanks to his experience and knowledge. Even though Randal Nardone is a financial expert, he did not intend to specialize in finance. He had studied and mastered law but practiced it in financial matters. This exposure to business led to his change of career from law to business.
Randal Nardone together with Peter Briger and Wes Edens who are the firm’s principals facilitated a merger between Fortress and Softbank. The merger involved the acquisition of Fortress by Softbank for $3.3 billion. However, the three vowed to continue working with Fortress and half of their salary will go to Funds managed by Fortress. Additionally, the professionals in the in the company were retained to foresee the Fund’s performance. Under the merger, the two companies agreed that Fortress would continue to operate independently under Softbank umbrella maintaining its headquarters in New York.
Randal Nardone who doubles as the co-founder and the Chief Executive officer of Fortress Investment Group’s experience in finance extends to over thirty years. He was a partner and board member of Thacher Profitt and Wood Law Company before forming Fortress. Later, Nardone joined Blackrock Financial Management, a related financial firm contrary to his law specialty as its co-principal a position he held until 1997. He then joined UBS for a short while before forming Fortress the following year where he is working to date.
Fortress Investment Group has an incredible financial background. This provide a tremendous opportunity for it to grow and develop since it can be manage to establish more branches across the world. Nardone has been among the great contributors in the success of Fortress Group.
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Ted Bauman writes for Banyan Hill Publishing. He serves as the editor for the Bauman Letter and the Alpha Stock Alert. Before coming to Banyan Hill in 2013, Mr. Bauman worked in various capacities within the non-profit sector. Mr. Bauman holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the State University of New York and an MBA from Georgia State University. He also studied both economics and history at the University of Cape Town in South Africa.
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