SBG and the subsidiaries of SBG own all of the outstanding Fortress Investment Group shares in the market. The regulators have approved this merger along with the share holders of the Fortress Investment Group.The Class A shares of the Fortress Investment Group were each converted in to the right to receive eight dollars and eight cents per share in cash. The merger proceeds are outlined in the Fortress Investment Group Definitive Proxy and are to be distributed in accordance with that. The Fortress Investment Group stock will no longer trade on the New York Stock Exchange and will be taken off the exchange. The Fortress Investment Group will still operate in New York as an independent business would operate.
Peter Briger, Wes Edens, and randy Nardone will all still run the Fortress Investment Group together as a team.The Fortress Investment Group has roughly $26.1 Billion in assets under management, and is an alternative asset management firm. The Fortress Investment Group was founded in 1998 and has roughly 1,750 clients, who are both institutional investors and private investors. The clients have access to a variety of different alternative investments, including Real Estate Investments, Private Equity Investments, Permanent Capital Investments, and Debt Capital Markets.
The SoftBank Group is a global technology company. It is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. It is a holding company that has a variety of subsidiaries, including internet service companies, artificial intelligence companies, clean energy technology providers, and IoT companies. The company is focused on buying and holding information based companies to drive the information revolution.The culture of the Fortress Investment Group will onto change much, as it is still run by the same group of people that founded it. Since it will still operate the same way, the company will continue to focus on distressed debt capital markets.