The fortress investment group was founded in 1998 by Randal Nardone and Wes Edens among others. The company was created with the aim of offering alternative investment advice to clients, and their focus was on private equity investments. For the past two decades, the company has been growing and expanding their territory. Currently, they have more than 43 billion dollars in assets under their management. Randal Nardone has also managed to amass quite some wealth of his own. He is ranked as number 557 on the Forbes list of the wealthiest billionaires. He has a net worth of $1.8 billion. Here, is what Randal thinks about investing, and the value of diversifying one’s investment portfolio.
Randal Nardone started his journey as an entrepreneur in the University of Connecticut where he attained his BA. He worked for some financial institutions and private equity investment firms for some years before he got together with the co-founders at Fortress Group, and the idea of creating the group was born. Currently, the company has more than 2,000 institutions as part of their clients, and they have invested in different sectors. The sectors which are part of their investments include real estate, credit, private equity, and strategy. The company has expanded tremendously and currently; they have more than 1000 dedicated employees under their payroll.
The company offers services which start with appraisal, purchase, and management of vital investment assets for their clientele. They advise their clients and guide them towards the investments which have the potential to help them achieve long-term cash flow. The company has always used strategy in their investments. They take time and immerse themselves in the businesses and the industries where their clients also want to invest.
The biggest dream for Randal Nardone is to make the Fortress Investment Group the company of choice for people whose primary interest lies in private equities. The company is currently generating revenue to the tune of 500 billion dollars, and he believes that if the strategic growth plans they have made for the next ten and twenty year periods go as planned, the company will achieve even greater success. Read more on patch.com
David McDonald OSI Group Presidenet, has made a name for himself in the International Food Service Industry. Since his graduation from Iowa State University, Mr. McDonald has taken the lessons he learned from his early years growing up on an Iowa farm and has turned them into a multibillion-dollar international success story for the OSI Group.
David McDonald OSI Group, began his career with the company over thirty years ago as a project manager. Through those thirty years, hard work and a commitment to superior customer service have helped him climb the ladder within OSI to his current position as President of the OSI Group. Mr. McDonald has also been instrumental in growing the business as a top name in international food service providers. With over 20,000 employees across 65 facilities in 17 countries, David McDonald OSI Group, has established a reputation for hard work and customer service that has landed the OSI Group at the top of the charts for food service providers and profit margins.
David McDonald OSI Group, has a focused commitment to customer service and an understanding and respect of various cultures. David McDonald was instrumental in the expansion of the OSI through its partnerships with other providers and government agencies. Understanding that these partnerships are imperative the success of OSI, David McDonald has led the OSI to its most recent expansion to launching programs in China and the acquisition of Baho Foods. With a continued eye on growth and customer service, David McDonald looks forward to what comes next for the OSI Group.
Always one to look forward, David McDonald OSI Group, also remained committed to giving back to the original group from which he graduated. An avid supporter of Iowa State University, Mr. McDonald and his wife Melinda contribute regularly to the University and its programming. Specifically, David McDonald has played a large role in the growth and continuation of the Agriculture Entrepreneurship Initiative at Iowa State. Mr. McDonald has also been a generous donor to the Alpha Gamma Rho scholarship fund as well as playing a pivotal role in establishing internship opportunities for the students of ISU with the OSI Group.
David McDonald, OSI Group, has proven that the American Dream of hard work paying off is an achievable goal. Mr. McDonald remains committed to the customers and partnerships gained at the OSI Group. With his eyes always on the future of OSI, Mr. McDonald has not forgotten the Midwest core values in his quest for growth. His firm dedication to creating a product that exceeds customer expectations and creating lasting relationships has served David McDonald and the OSI Group well now and will continue to do so through their future endeavors. Expansion for OSI Group Continues Internationally
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Hussain Sajwani a very renowned entrepreneur and the founder of DAMAC properties located in Dubai. According to Hussain Sajwani, change is inevitable as it makes the world to have more relevance than it had before. Change is followed by both challenges and opportunities as well as the tools for the policymakers and business owners to use the switch to their advantage to make the World a better place.
In the world, there have been lots of developments and inventions in technology and science fields making the world to be more interconnected to various societies including the previously excluded ones. Technology has given people the opportunity to access significant information from any part of the world which enables them to invent and invest in new business.
The economic, social disparity, food insecurity, unfavorable climatic change, and geostrategic friction are some of the challenges resulting from evolution. Hussain Sajwani urges people to invest as a community, and these risks should not be a hindrance to making the world more interesting.
Dubai has enough human labor, natural resources and it’s strategically located hence the advantage in rapid technology adoption as well as innovating investing with One million Arab coders. Recently, various world countries formed union met in Dubai to formulate the objectives for the World Economic Forum Annual meeting for 2019. This union decided that they should invest in the Middle East since it has all the resources required to adopt equality, prosperity and unite people all over the world. The middle east has more than 65% of OPEC oil reserves, more than 40% gas reserves and an overall population of 400 million.
With the leadership of Hussain Sajwani, DAMAC properties have established 14,000 properties into the market. This number of homes is still not enough since there is rapid growth in population as investors from all over the world are starting businesses in Dubai. DAMAC Properties has completed more projects such as the DAMAC Heights which is their most prominent luxury residential tower situated at the foot of the Marina Promenade to accommodate more visitors and assuring them that their stay will be worthwhile.