Randal Nardone of Fortress Investment Group

Randal Nardone is the co-founder of the well-known Fortress Investment Group. Mr. Randal holds top positions at a couple of companies. For instance, he serves as the CEO, Director as well as the Principal at the FIG LCC. He is also a CEO at the Fortress Macro Advisors LCC. Apart from that, Randal holds the position of COO at Impac Commercial Holdings and as VP of the Newcastle Investment Holdings Corp. Randal once served as the interim CEO in 2011-2013 and was later made CEO in August 2013. Before he became the founder of Fortress in the year 1998, he was serving as the managing director of UBS for two years.

Prior to this, he was the principal of BlackRock Financial Management. Before that Mr. Randal Nardone was a partner as well as member of the Executive Committee at Thacher Proffitt & Wood. He has a B.A in English and Biology which he acquired from the University of Connecticut and a J.D. acquired from Boston University School of Law. Randal Nardone together with Wes Edens and Robb Kauffman were the founders of the Fortress Investment Group. They brought together the experience they had gained from working at different firms. Fortress Investment Group is a big firm and they strictly stick to their core competencies. It is mainly an asset-based investment firm. They bring out their significant experience of investing in different types of assets.

Before investing, Fortress ensures that they have a deep knowledge about the company or industry in which they are investing. That’s why they have a lot of investment professionals with sector-specific knowledge of big successful companies or prospective and established individuals worldwide. The firm made an agreement with SoftBank Group on February 2017 that SoftBank Group would buy this firm for $3.3 billion. The acquisition by SoftBank was later completed by 27th December that year. SoftBank now fully owns all of Fortress’ shares. The firm (Fortress) operates under SoftBank as an independent business whose headquarters is in New York. On acquiring the Fortress Investment Group, SoftBank vowed to maintain all the leadership and personnel procedures that has kept Fortress outstanding to date. Mr. Randal Nardone says that they are happy and ready to work with the SoftBank since they all have a common goal.

Vijay Eswaran’s Life

Originally born in 1960, Vijay Eswaran is a remarkable man who is currently living a life that many individuals dream they could have. As an individual who not only strives for knowledge, Mr. Eswaran also spreads his understanding of the world by being an author, philanthropist, and entrepreneur.

Taking his first steps towards where he is today, Mr. Eswaran understood early on the significance of school and graduated with his degree at the London School of Economics. Soon after he worked a series of odd jobs throughout Europe and it was at this time that he decided to spend 33 days in silence at the Franciscan Monastery. Later on, this experience is what lead him to write his first book of many which became known as the Sphere of Silence. Eventually, he returned to his studies to not only comprehend marketing specifically the binary system, but he also received both an MBA from the University of Southern Illinois as well as a professional qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

With all this in mind, Mr. Eswaran set out to found and eventually become the Executive Chairman of QI Group of companies. This multinational organization centers itself in Hong Kong as well as Kuala Lumpur and functions in over 25 countries. However, Vijay Eswaran always had a passion for entrepreneurship and worked jointly with the local government in Malaysia to start Quest International University Perak which is also known as QIUP. QUIP is a university that delivers first-rate, cost-effective, education that is consistently based on research and is set to develop into QI City. Thus it is clear that Mr. Eswaran is continuously thinking about the wellbeing and future of individuals whether it is through education or by setting up an organization to help the community like Vijayaratnam Foundations.