Wes Edens is one of the men responsible for Fortress Investment Group, which is an alternative investment business that was started up back in 1998 by Rob Kauffman, Randal Nardone, and Wes Edens. Together, these men co-founded what is one of the largest investment companies in the United States today with more than 40 billion dollars in assets floating around. Wes Edens has been major responsible for the overall development of the company, which he still maintains on the board of directors. By 2007, when Fortress Investment Group became public, Wes was already a billionaire, with a stake in the company worth over 2 billion dollars. According to Wes, his success comes from a strong motivation to succeed and an impatience to finish new tasks as fast as he can. On top of his huge financial success, Wes is also a successful philanthropist, giving back to the community through support in various different ways.
Despite being a huge success in the financial department, Wes Edens has many other business ventures still on his minds. Over the past decade, Wes has become much more involved with sports, which is a personal passion of his. Currently, Wes is the owner of various sports teams that play in different arenas, including professional basketball, with the Milwaukee Bucks, professional e-sports, with FlyQuest, and Aston Villa, a soccer team that Wes bought into with another billionaire.
Perhaps the most ambitious project for Wes yet is the construction of the Brightline train system in the US, the first ever private train system being built to help reduce traffic times throughout the country. For now, Brightline is being built throughout Florida to help reduce the massive congestion on the roads, which causes commuters to spend more than two hours driving instead of the 30 minutes it would take under normal traffic conditions.
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