Wes Edens is a successful American businessman who works as the co-founder of Fortress Investment Group and the New Fortress Energy. He is also the owner of the Milwaukee Buck’s a basketball team certified and plays in the NBA which is based in Wisconsin as well as the League of Legends. He also has shares in one of the celebrated clubs in the English Championship team Aston Villa in July 2018. Wes Edens was born on October 30, 1961, and currently resides in the city of New York. He is a family man and is married to a lovely wife, Lynn Edens and have four children.
His daughter Mallory caught the attention of the media when she appeared as a representative of the Milwaukee’s Buck. In his free time, he enjoys horse jumping and climbing mountains for leisure activities. Wes Edens grew up as a skier, a very competitive one for that matter. He went to Oregon State University where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Finance and Business Administration in the year 1984. His career began three years later, which is in the year 1987 when he worked as a partner and a managing director until 1993 at Lehman Brothers. He went to Black Rock’s private equity division and remained as the managing director up until 1997.
At the Fortress Investment Group, he acts as one of the five principle owners alongside Peter Briger, Robert Kauffman, Michael Edward, and Randal Norde. It was formed in the year 1998. Fortress has been growing, and in 2007 The Wall Street Journal described the style of Eden as creative financing and based on constraining bets. In the year 2009, they sold 8 percent of the company’s share at six hundred million US dollars to the public. In the year 2009 Wes Edens became the Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Fortress. Between 205 and the year 2016, he served as the chairman of the Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors. Other groups he served as the chairman include Nationstar which was formerly known as Centex Home Equity Company and Springleaf Financial Services.
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