Investing capital in intensive businesses makes Wes Edens a significant business icon in the world. Wes is associated with Fortress Investment Group which was founded in 1998. Fortress core business at the beginning was a private entity, a division he was in charge for ten years before Soft Bank Corporation bought it in 2017. However, the deal was to the advantage of Wes Eden and his two colleagues since they remained principals, and was paid $3.3 billion. In addition, Fortress Investment Group affairs are run privately mostly controlled by principals.
Sports investment environment is one of the most fluctuating. But, Wes Edens has a unique character of determination, tolerance, and endurance to complicated business scenarios. In the year 2014, he dared the field, parted with $550 million, and acquired the NBA Milwaukee bucks a team in the America first league. He also features in the league of legends backing Esports as the owner of Flyquest. The recent deal to buy co-own 55% shares from the struggling English Premier League side Aston Villa worth $39 million is another impressive investment affair that he hopes to turn around and reap fortunes.
Wes Edens is the owner of a Brightline train, which is the only private train open to the public. The train is a beautiful idea and again asserts his boldness. The railway first drove between Fort Lauderadale , and West Palm Beach. Moreover, it spilt to Miami and now ready to extend to Orlando. The train has given variety to passengers who could have waited either for the public train or drive long distances. The train makes, between 16, and 12 trips a day in every stop, which elaborates the efficiency of the train. This is an entirely new venture for Wes Edens. However, the financial muscle, and the determination to expand is evident from the way he is spreading the venture in major cities. Any average investor cannot do this, it requires a lot of resilience and capital.
Wes Edens has proven to be a guru in the world of finance, and business who has demonstrated resilience even in a harsh business environment. From selling fortress, and remaining one of the principals, acquiring a struggling NBA Milwauke , plus shares in struggling Aston Villa, and eventually investing uniquely in the transport sector through Brightline Train.