Fortress Investment Group, LLC (NYSE: FIG)
Founded in 1998, Fortress Investment Group is a publicly owned global aternative investment management firm. Fortress provides its services to pension funds, endowments and foundations, financial institutions, funds of funds and high net worth individuals. Fortress manages hedge funds and publicly traded alternative investment vehicles. Fortress earns management fees, incentive revenues based on fund performance (it takes some 20% of profits), and investment income on its own capital investments. Fortress invests in the public equity, fixed income and alternative investment markets of the United States and across the globe. Fortress is headquartered in New York and has affiliates with offices in Dallas, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Rome, San Francisco, San Diego, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto.