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Fortress Investment Group

Investor type Private Equity Firm
Founders Peter Briger Randal Nardone Wes Edens


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Total investments 54
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 50
Rounds per year 2.16
Lead investments 17
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 22
Key employees 11
Stages of investment
Early Stage Venture
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Financial Services
  • Mobile
  • FinTech
  • Software
  • Enterprise Software

Fortress Investment Group appeared to be the VC, which was created in 1998. The main office of represented VC is situated in the New York. The company was established in North America in United States.

The average startup value when the investment from Fortress Investment Group is more than 1 billion dollars. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. Opposing the other organizations, this Fortress Investment Group works on 15 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments. The high activity for fund was in 2015. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The top amount of exits for fund were in 2014. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The real fund results show that this VC is 39 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other companies.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 3-4 partakers. Despite the Fortress Investment Group, startups are often financed by Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Westlake Ventures, Westlake Venture Partners, Tamir Koch. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Overstock, Zanadu Capital Partners, Tencent Holdings.

The fund was created by Peter Briger, Randal Nardone, Wes Edens. We also calculated 12 valuable employees in our database.

For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight Lyft, Theranos, Nubank. Moreover, a startup needs to be at the age of 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has specific favorite in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are FinTech, Mobile.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Vice Media

Media and Entertainment
Video Streaming
$30M14 Feb 2023 New York, New York, United States

Aura Network Systems

Data Center
Data Integration
$75M14 Nov 2022 Reston, Virginia, United States

Credit Key

Financial Services
$100M19 Oct 2022 Los Angeles, California, United States


Advanced Materials
Consumer Electronics
$50M26 Jul 2022 Milpitas, California, United States

Walton Global

Asset Management
Real Estate
Real Estate Investment
$100M03 Jun 2022 Calgary, Canada

Bloom Group SA

Financial Services
$411M26 May 2022 London, England, United Kingdom

Covered Care

Financial Services
Health Care
$8M25 May 2022 Dallas, Texas, United States

Federated Wireless

Cloud Computing
$14M02 May 2022 Arlington, Virginia, United States

Vox Funding

Financial Services
$40M26 Apr 2022 New York, New York, United States
News Raises $120M in Debt and Revolving Facility

– is a Mclean VA-based secure digital identity network which simplifies how individuals prove and share their identity online.
– The company secured $100m in debt financing from funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group LLC and $20mln revolving credit.
– The new investment will be used to accelerate growth along with the development of its secure digital identity network for all consumers.


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