Wes Edens is the Chairman and Founder of Fortress Investment Group which is one of the leading alternative investment management company in the world. At the company, he has served as Chief Investment Officer and head as well as principal in the department of private equity, and he also specialized in traded alternative investment businesses. Under his management, Fortress Investment Group has invested in a private train business called the Brightline. With his indisputable experience and expertise in investment, the company has put in $1.5 billion and looks forward to spending approximately $3.2 billion on the Brightline train.
The train happens to be the state’s only privately owned and functions through passenger railroad which makes it unique. For the company to have trusted Wes Edens with the idea means that he is a reliable individual as well as convincing to have made the other founders come on board. Additionally, he is an optimist and believes that the business will pick and thrive considering that it has brought a solution to a market where people are torn between driving for long distances and flying for short distances. With such a particular aspect, the Fortress Investment Group looks forward to reaping big from this investment as the targeted market gets satisfied with the services that get offered.
Wes Edens is a diverse entrepreneur and does not settle for anything that does not promise to bring reasonable results. In that case, he has met his match Nassef Sawiris with whom they have agreed to acquire majority shares of Aston Villa an English soccer team. The two will own a 55% stake in the group which is equivalent to thirty million pounds. In that case, it is evident that Wes Edens goes for deals that are promising and sensible and as well works with people with a similar vision.
The management of Aston Villa is glad to have Wes Edens and his partner on board and are optimistic it will regain its previous positions with such support. Therefore, he as well seems to take pleasure in restoring the glory of others while still benefiting on one hand which is a good thing. Additionally, that could be a way of him giving back considering that all that some need is a little support which goes a long way. His achievements are therefore not in vain as he gets to share them with others directly or indirectly while still utilizing his experience and expertise in field of investment.