Managing assets for the corporations as well as high net worth individuals is a responsibility that needs to be taken care of with utmost sincerity. There’s a lot at stake in the business of investment management. The large-scale corporations and high net worth individuals hire investment managers to not only manage the assets and investments in a systematic and organized manner but also to minimize the risks involved.As one of the leaders in the field of managing alternative assets, Fortress Investment Group’s primary focus has been to identify industries that are in its primitive stages of growth and primed to grow exponentially in the near future. Many of the market predictions in the past by Fortress Investment Group have helped its clients to make millions in profits. It does so while ensuring that there is a threshold of risk that it does not cross for its clients, whether it is managing a hedge fund or managing mutual fund.
Fortress Investment Group has also been able to consolidate its position in the last few years when it comes to providing assistance with real estate related investments and credit fund. Peter Briger holds the position of Principal of Fortress Investment Group and is also the co-chairman of its board. He joined the company back in 2002 after he left Goldman Sachs where he worked for more than 15 years. His principal area of work at Fortress Investment Group is credit and the real estate market. Peter Briger not only helped the company gain considerable profits in the past years, but he has also been involved in much philanthropic work. Peter Briger also believes in giving chances to young talents.
It is the reason why he started a funding program for entrepreneurs at the Princeton University where he was a student. The entrepreneur program allows young entrepreneur at Princeton University to kick-start their start-ups. Those who are still students and those who have graduated from the college within the last five years are eligible for the fund. He has already made a few funds and is on the verge of doing it again. According to Peter Briger, the main reason behind started such as fund was to encourage young people to be creative and not let lack of funds be a problem when it comes to executing some great ideas. Peter Briger has also been named as one of the top 400 business professionals in the world by Forbes.