Peter Briger is among the world billionaires and ranked no 962 by Forbes with an estimated wealth of $1.2 billion. He went to the famous Princeton University for his Bachelor of Arts Degree and later to Pennsylvania University for Masters Degree in Business Administration. Peter is the leading primary donor for the Entrepreneurs Funds of the Princeton Alumni that helps graduates with interest in business and has startup ideas to get capital and mentorship.
Peter Briger joined Goldman Sachs and the company in 1996 as a partner and worked for 15 years before venturing out in 2002 and joining the Fortress Investment Group. At Goldman Sachs, he worked in various management levels and also on the company committees including the Compliance and Global Controls Committee, The Japans Executives Committees and the Asians Management Committees. Peter managed as the co-head of Goldman Sachs groups like the Asians Real Estates and Privates Equities Business, the Special Opportunities for the Asians Funds, the Asians Distressed Debts, and Business, the Trading Businesses, the Fixed Incomes Principals and Investments Groups.
Fortress Investment Group since its inception has become a trendsetter, and in 2007 it took the mantle of leading the other private equity company to go public through its successful initial public offering. It’s listed in the New York Stocks Exchange. The firm operates as a diversified global investments company managing over 1,750 investor’s assets amounting to over $43 billion. The assets are in permanent capital vehicles, private equity, and hedge funds and it uses a strategy of the strong risk-adjusted returns. Fortress Investment Group has 900 employees and headquarters located in the city of New York. The firm main co-principals include Randal Nardone based in Newyork Offices, Peter Briger based in the San Francisco offices and Wes Eden’s found in the San Francisco.
Peter Briger has vast expertise and capable unique skills that he transferred to Fortress Investment Group as the Company Principal, and Co-Chairman and the Director of the board members. Peter is the company Firm Management Committee firm with core duties of overseeing the credit business and also creating new business relationships.
The company employees believe that Peter dedication to growth and investment in the company will enlarge its business portfolio and capture more on private equities, traditional assets management, and liquid markets. The SoftBank Group Corporation bought Fortress Investment Group at $3.3 billion, and Peter Briger remained as principal overseeing the daily running of the company independent entity.
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