Wes Edens the successful investor, businessman and co-founder of Fortress Investment Group LLC was ranked 962 on the World billionaires list. The billionaire list was calculated in 2008 values when he at the time had a net worth of $1.2 billion. Wes Edens established his great wealth as a shrewd businessman and skilled investor that held various positions within numerous organizations and investment firms to create a level of skill and expertise that has created profitable returns on investment. Currently, Wes Edens is the Chief Investment Officer and Head of Private Equity at Fortress Investment Group where he is also Co-Chief Executive Officer. As a skilled and strategic leader and entrepreneur, Wes Edens has established a reputation of providing excellent analytical analysis over various distressed and underperforming alternative asset groups to amass a portfolio that is one of the strongest diversified investment portfolios in the world.
Fortress Investment Group specializes in various alternative asset classes such as distressed assets, undervalued assets, and illiquid capital investments. In fact, Fortress Investment Group stands alone as the leader in this area of investment which has creates opportunities to a produce enormous portfolio of investment windfalls for it private equity investors. As a result of the skillful leadership of Wes at Fortress Investment Group has continued to grow a solid long-term portfolio built on solid investments and analysis that generate solid returns on investment. Wes Edens has a personal take-home pay of 52.4 million dollars per year and that figure includes compensation of 13.4 million and 41 million in dividends from stock.
Wes Edens is also the co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks and has developed a cachet of being one of the more visible billionaires in the world. Wes Edens has provided trusted leadership at Fortress Investment Group and is maintaining the thriving organization that will continue to produce superior levels of return on investment and creates avenues for success over the long run. With investments in various areas of the alternative asset industry Fortress stands alone as the leader in this sector and is currently capitalizing on the opportunity to dominate with little resistance. Wes Edens is a successful businessman and investor that has arrived at billionaire status and continues to expand upon his investment empire and eventually rise up the ranks of the world billionaires list from 962 to become one of the more wealthy individuals in the world.