Peter Briger is one of the most successful financial executives in today’s world and is listed by Forbes as the 400 most successful and talented business professionals globally. He is also the co-chairman and principal of Fortress Investment Group. The thinking out of the box approach of Peter Briger is what has helped him take Fortress Investment Group to new heights of success. Recently, Fortress Investment Group was taken over by Softbank Group and he is helping the Fortress Investment Group to use the resources of Softbank globally to reach out to new potential clients. It would help the business of Fortress Investment Group as well as to grow exponentially.
Peter Briger has studied MBA from the Wharton School of Business and has done his bachelor’s in arts from the Princeton University. Fortress Investment Group is heavily involved in the real estate as well as credit funding business and he is responsible for its business expansion and management. Under his leadership, Fortress Investment Group has gone to become one of the leading private equity firms in the world. It is also involved in the alternative asset management business, and he has helped in the expansion of its business. Currently, he is responsible for managing over $70 billion that Fortress Investment Group is managing for its clients. Peter Briger has helped Fortress Investment Group to convert millions of distressed assets into cash thereby minimizing the losses for the firm.
Peter Briger is also a well-known philanthropist and believes in giving back to his community and those in needs. He is on the board of an NGO with the name Tipping Point that offers support to the low-income groups in San Francisco. He has also donated about $600 million to help conserve the central part. He also donates annually to different educational programs for children from the low-income families. He also supports the professorship program at the Princeton University that offers financial support to entrepreneurs who lack the resources to take their ideas and projects forward. Apart from funding, he also supports them with ideas and resources, something that he believes was not provided to him.