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Randal Nardone, Fortress Investment Group Randal Nardone and Fortress Investment Group Starts an Open-end Asset Fund

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

In early September 2018, Premier Gazette reported Fortress Investment Group started an open-end asset fund for intellectual property investments and asset debts. The reason, to meet the current demand for the fund in which the firm’s Principles Randal Nardone, Peter Briger, and Wes Edens estimate to increase by $500 million. Now that SoftBank is owner of the investment management company, the three executives are in control of the day-to-day operations and decisions to continue its growth. Although, they have a controlling interest, the owner of SoftBank, Masayoshi Son expected the fund closing in October of this year. This fund is attracting companies with its benefits compared to pension plans, insurance, and sovereign wealth funds. Visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fortress_Investment_Group

Premier Gazette defines an open-end asset fund as a mutual fund that is restriction free on its shares issued for bonds or stocks. Its structure provides investors a way to invest conveniently and to pool their money in diverse portfolios. Most investors prefer the fund because it doesn’t require a large investment amount of cash to enter. Another great benefit is that it helps investors reach their desired goals of growth and income thresholds. Sources are saying Randal Nardone and Fortress Investment Group will close the fund by the end of the year at $5.5 billion.

Open-end asset funds involve risks, such as non-regulation and questionable interest rates. Randal Nardone, Edens, and Briger are extending Fortress Investment Group’s credit opportunities to new buyers, besides their current investors to balance risks. A risk of interest is open-end investments don’t allow trading on an exchange and priced at a day end value because it’s not a liquid.

Since Randal Nardone and the co-founders of Fortress Investment Group established the investment managing firm, they have partnered with other investment firms. With all their partnerships with other companies, they remain in control of management and operations. When Masayoshi Son purchased the firm, its funds, and subsidiaries last year, he agreed to Nardone, Edens, and Briger keeping their management team and running the business as when the company organized 20 years ago.

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