An American businessman, Wes Edens has built a successful career as an investor and sports team owner. Edens is the Co-founder of Fortress Investment Group, an investment management firm based in New York City. Edens is perhaps most known for his work in sports. He is currently co-owner of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks. He also owns his own soccer team called FlyQuest, a team that is part of the League of Legends. View Wes Edens’s profile on Linkedin
Wes Edens is working hard to build one of the NBA’s best teams. The team has one of the leagues great young talents in Giannis Antetokounmpo, also known as the greek freak. The team is continuing to make moves that make them one of the best teams in the league. As a result of the teams growth, Edens has worked to build one of the leagues most attractive stadiums. The team now plays in the Fiserv Forum, a half-billion dollar arena that seats nearly eighteen thousand people. This amazing arena includes tons of great amenities which include great food, great spots for social gathering and an amazing panoramic view of the city. Had Edens not invested the five hundred and fifty million dollars into the stadium, the team might be elsewhere today.
Money was no object when it came to building this stadium. Wes Edens has proven he is willing to do whatever it takes to keep the Bucks in Milwaukee. Forme Bucks owner Herb Kohl pledged $100 million for the arena. The pledge was quite small in comparison to the funds given by Wes Edens. His work allowed the team to replace the BMO Harris Bradley Center. With a new stadium Edens has taken the Bucks to a new levels. The team is currently valued at nearly double that amount of the stadium at $1.075 billion dollars. Wes Edens has built a successful franchise that is on the rise in the NBA.