Fortress Investment Group is Reaching International Clients with Softbank

FIG is a company that specializes in long-term investment vehicles. The company has 3 major divisions that are permanent capital, credit, and private equity divisions. Within these divisions, it specializes in operations management, capital market, specific knowledge of firms as well as mergers and acquisitions. Peter Briger one of the principals at Fortress Investment Group is in charge of the Credit division which includes funds like Fortress Japan Opportunity Funds, Drawbridge Real Assets Funds among others.


The Private Equities division at FIG is run by Wes Edens and Randal Nardone and the division makes money from holdings in which it has a controlling share. These holdings include Holiday Retirement, Aircastle, Brookdale Senior Living and New Fortress Energy. In the Capital Markets division, there are five capital vehicles that are traded publicly and they include New Senior Investment Group, New Media Investment Group as well as Eurocastle Investment Limited.

In 2017 the company was acquired by SoftBank which is based in Japan. The acquisition was deemed by both sides as mutually beneficial Softbank made it possible for Fortress Investment Group to access a wider international market. On the other hand, SoftBank would benefit from the Knowledge and Experience that Fortress investment Group possesses on investment. SoftBank parted with $3.3 billion in the acquisition and it was the companies first investment in the area of asset management.

Softbank is a major investor in the Information Revolution and has managed the Vision Fund that backs one of a Saudi Desert project that will see the construction of a solar power generation plant. The fact that the investment firm has made an investment in Japan might have been one of the things that made the deal possible. Morgan Stanley and JP Morgan Securities acted as advisors to Fortress investment group during the acquisition process. The FIG principals speaking on the deal made it clear that the deal was going to be a great opportunity to increase its revenue and grow.

About Fortress Investment Group (FIG)

FIG was founded in 1998 by Randal Nardone, Rob Kauffman, and Wes Edens. In 2007 the company went public becoming the first in its industry to do that.



The Legitimate Answers Behind Freedom Checks Question

Matt Badiali’s Freedom Checks sure do attract a lot of questions. Badiali’s videos advocating freedom checks have spiked the number of people researching his name. It definitely garners a lot of interest, but it also loses a lot of investors. They look at the way the video is presented and read scam. The ones that research though find something deeper. They discover who Badiali is and what freedom checks are really about.

The answer to the first questions is investment guru. Matt Badiali is an expert investor in market of natural resource companies. In fact, he goes around and investigates natural resource companies. Badiali is a geologist and his expertise allows him to make actionable projections about the market to other investors. His advice and prospects usually bring great returns, which his why his readership on Banyan Hill Publishing is so high. His understanding of the market is what led him to the freedom check investment, which he projects as a profitable based on the rise in U.S. natural resource business.

The answer to the second question is MLP investment. Master Limited Partnerships are tradeable commodities that afford companies working capital and the functionality of a publicly traded entity. The payoff is that investors get a percentage, and the company gets a tax break. The tax break is in the form of a smaller taxed income, just 10% of the company’s revenue. This occurs because the company has to disburse 90% to stakeholders. Matt Badiali’s freedom checks are that percentage payment. Depending on the company it is monthly to quarterly payout but arrives in the form of a personal check allocated for return of capital.

Freedom checks are a genuine investment opportunity from a sincere investor. They are akin to stocks and carry the same risks and rewards. Above all they are not a scam and provide the payouts Badiali boasts about. Just remember, the payout matches the amount of stocks purchased.

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