Wes Edens Investments
Wes Edens Investments
Wes Edens is a known businessman based in America. He was born on October 30, 1961 and grew up in New York City. He is a private investor who graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Finance and Business administration. He is married to Lynn Edens with four children.
Throughout his life, he managed to pursue several fields and business. He has founded several businesses majorly private investment, sports club and Fortress Investment group. His interest was mainly on sports hence he supported and funded many football clubs and even owned some of them.
Fortress Investment Group
Wes Edens together with other five partners founded the group in 1998. The company made a large breakthrough to the public in 2007 and sold shares worth $600 million in 2009. The group ventured in several assets ranging from private equity funds, healthcare, transportation, media and real estate. Later he became the company vice chairman he managed to uplift the company when it underwent the subprime mortgage crisis. The Fortress Investment Group is the one that is behind the transformation of the rail transport system in united states. He has shown his vision and innovation in the transportation industry that no American Enterprise has never seen. This is all about Virgin train at Miami and surrounding areas. Fortress Investment Group also focusses in gas-to-power industry where it has several terminals of liquefied gas based in the following states Jamaica, Ireland and Mexico. That are to be completed in the near future. The Group also has supported and made donations to Jamaican children and youth funds organization.
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Wes Edens being a sports fan, he has channelled some of his business to sports. From basketball clubs to English football clubs (Aston Villa).
Wes Edens foundations and companies in the United States has contributed to the growth of the economy. Through his foundations, he created job opportunities for the youth thus raising the living standards of the of the residents. His passion for funding and owning sports club nurtured talents among the youths and promoted unity among the fans.