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Institutional Investor Background


Fortress Investment Group (NYSE: FIG) is a global alternative investment and asset management firm founded in 1998 by BlackRock veterans Wesley Edens, Robert Kauffman and Randal...

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Investor Regional and/or Country Focus: Global

Founders and Key Executives of Fortress Investment Group: Wesley Edens; Robert Kauffman*; Randal Nardone; Michael E. Novogratz; Daniel Mudd; Jude Driscoll; William F. Callanan

Entities related to Fortress Investment Group: Drawbridge Global Macro Funds; Fortress Partners Funds; Fortress Commodities Fund LP; Newcastle Investment Corp; Logan Circle Partners; Fortress Value Recovery Funds

Relevant Firms***: BlackRock; Galle Global Macro Partners LLC*; Logan Circle Partners; Minerva Capital Management*

*Denotes that the person or entity is no longer related to the firm.




Fortress Investment Group's Top 10 Equity Holdings (as of 2013-03-31)


Value
Company (Ticker) ($MM) Shares Change % Out
Charter Communications Inc (CHTR) 520.90 5,000 0 0.00
Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) 490.52 17,593,826 0 14.55
General Motors Co (GM) 375.29 13,490 0 0.00
American International Group Inc (AIG) 252.95 6,516,086 61,933 0.36
Walker & Dunlop Inc (WD) 209.30 11,647,255 0 33.65
SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd (BOX) 192.64 8,390,119 0 41.91
MetroPcs Communications Inc (PCS) 184.17 16,896 0 0.00
Dex One Corp (DEXO) 99.83 58,378 0 0.12
Dorchester Minerals LP (DMLP) 97.44 4,200 0 0.01
SPDR Industrial Sector (XLI) 51.75 1,240,000 1,240,000 0.14

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