Fortress Investment Group is an investment management firm that specializes in alternative asset management in liquid hedge funds, credit funds, and private equity. The firm offers asset-based investing, mergers and acquisitions, and permanent capital investment strategies as part of the financial services the firm offers. Founded in 1998, Fortress Investment Group is headquartered in New York.
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Peter Briger currently serves as the Principal and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors at Fortress Investment Group. He began his career at the firm in 2002 and served several leadership roles in the company. When he joined Fortress Investment Group, he was a member of the firm’s Management Committee. In 2006, he was a member of the Board of Directors, which he later became Co-Chairman in 2009. Prior to Fortress Investment Group, Peter Briger formerly held a tenured position of 15 years at Goldman Sachs serving as a Partner in the firm.
Acquiring his foundation at some of the world’s top academic institutions, Mr. Briger quickly became an iconic leader in the finance industry. Graduating from Princeton University, he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1986. Continuing his higher education, he then attended Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He later graduated and earned his Master of Business Administration degree at the business school.
In an article dated May 15th of 2018, we take a closer look at Fortress Investment Group and its leadership. The article starts by introducing Fortress Investment Group in beginning as a “private equity firm.” It then goes into detail about the firm and the financial services it offers. Additionally, the article talks about the firm’s specialty as previously mentioned.
Next, the article talks about the founders of the firm. It names Randal Nardone, Wes Edens, and Rob Kauffman, two of which still currently hold active leadership roles at the firm. The article later indicates that, in 2002, the firm “added two key players,” Michael Novogratz and Peter Briger.
Further, in the article, the readers are given an in-depth look at Mr. Briger. As mentioned, before joining Fortress Investment Group, Mr. Briger was a Partner at Goldman Sachs for 15 years. His career at Goldman Sachs included “membership” to several committees. Notably, his attention was on Asian markets. Specifically, the article identifies his focus on Asia’s “real estate and debt vehicles.”
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