Peter Briger began his career with a fifteen-year tenure at Goldman Sachs & Co, eventually making partner in 1996. He graduated from Princeton with a Bachelor of Arts and he received his Master of Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business in the University of Pennsylvania. Since he became a part of Fortress in 2002, Peter Briger developed and has supervised a Fortress credit team of over 300 professionals. Peter Briger also holds a position as principal and co-chairman of the board of directors for Fortress Investment Group LLC and he has a place on the board of directors of the Princeton University Investment Company.
Ever since its conception in 1998, Fortress has made its mark on the investment world at large from its beginning as a private equity firm. As a diverse international firm commanding more than $43 billion in assets for investors and its three principals are Randal Nardone and Wes Edens, who are two of the company’s founders, and Peter Briger. Fortress’ main areas where they have experience are: asset-based investing, operations management, corporate mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, sector-specific knowledge of companies and institutions.
When it comes to asset-based investments, Fortress has been well-verses in setting prices, owning, financing and maintaining assets. Where operations management is concerned, Fortress makes certain the best value is pulled from its most complex investments by way of special tools used. It gives its portfolios the best possible assessments through operations, structure and strategy.
With more than twenty years of experience behind them, Fortress has set itself apart from other investment management firms through its knowledge that handles mergers and acquisitions with the best of care. The staff has done well to build strong business connections with board members, stakeholders and management.
Fortress’ expertise has led them to be particularly professional with protecting finances through debt and equity markets. Also, their deep experience with maintaining portfolios and portfolio companies has provided them with a massive amount of knowledge on a multitude of industries. A Force of Innovation: Two Decades of Fortress Investment Group