Fortress Investment Group is a diversified investment firm with seasoned investment professionals who provide substantial experience in distressed investing. With a strong track record of growing assets, Fortress seeks to build a multi-strategy investor base. The New York Fortress offers investors a wide range of global investment strategies ranging from distressed credit and real estate to equities.
Returns on Fortress funds have been strong. Over the past three years, the average annualized return for the $9.5 billion FGH Capital funds has been 22.3% per year, and for the $9.5 billion FSIC Funds, it has been 25.6% per year, which in each case compares well with both the S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) and the MSCI World Equity Indexes. Fortress invests in corporate bonds and other fixed-income instruments in a number of its offerings: credit, real estate, liquid hedge funds, and other funds.
Fortress’ investors include the pension funds of the city of Detroit, the Employees Retirement System of the City of Baltimore, PGGM of the Netherlands, the Tennessee Teachers Retirement System, the Minnesota State Retirement System, the Louisiana Municipal Police Employees Retirement System, and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Fortress Investment Group impressive amount of active funds with a market capitalization of $2.8 billion has helped the company build an overall asset base of $29.2 billion, with $8.8 billion being the market value of private equity.
However, this asset base is said to be declining as the company generates less management fee income. The company’s mission is to preserve capital, generate exceptional risk-adjusted returns for clients, and facilitate positive environmental, social, and governance (ESG) outcomes.
Fortress’s mission is to generate superior risk-adjusted returns by deploying capital on behalf of its clients while simultaneously curtailing risk. To achieve its mission, Fortress employs a global operating philosophy and combines the experience of a boutique global investment firm with the scale of a global financial institution. Fortress’s principal investment and portfolio management teams collectively possess over 180 years of industry experience.
Fortress Investment Group is all about creating long-term, sustainable wealth through long-term strategic investments in established businesses to drive long-term, sustainable growth and enhancing shareholder value. Fortress Investment Group LLC engages in private equity and hedge fund businesses worldwide. The New York firm is involved in a leveraged buyout, growth capital, and corporate capital markets investment activities.