Joe Fagan

Former Soccer Star, Now Soccer Fan


May 11, 2019

Wes Edens Makes a Name for Himself through His Career

Wes Edens is an investor, entrepreneur, and at the Fortress Investment Group, he is the co-founder. Also, at the Milwaukee Bucks, he is the owner of the basketball team. From all the endeavors that he has had in the past, he has ensured that he made an impact. In 1998, that’s when Wes took part in co-founding the company, and he has overseen its growth from private equity to become a global management firm. It has a different partner all over the world, making the assets that they manage to be $42 billion. Over the years, Fortress Group has invested in so many different areas like healthcare, energy, real estate, infrastructure, and media.

Under the leadership of Wes Edens. The company has undertaken a different project like in Miami and Florida rail lines, and Financing Brightline. Also, he took part in the establishment of the New Fortress energy so that the process of providing energy was made easy through the use of new and modern infrastructures. Apart from him being good in his career, he likes to invest in sports. In 2014, that’s when he purchased Milwaukee Bucks, a move that oversaw the club’s fortunes boosted. Currently, they are on the same level as teams that were above them.

The goal that he has for the team is that they will be able to return on the position they had on the premier league back in 1992. In 2016, the interest that he has shown in sport was possible for Wes Edens to receive the e-sports market share worth $500 million. Together with the help of his wife they have come up with ways that they can give back to the community. They offer their support socially and financially in the foundation that cares about improving education worldwide. That is how Wes Edens shows his philanthropic side. The other thing is that he came up $2 million to take care of the Edens professorship at the Global Health College. Their main focus is that they will eliminate the challenges and diseases. They plan to do so by offering the hospitals with needed facilities.

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