The Business Leadership Of Wes Edens

Wes Edens is a renowned financial specialist, business visionary and business pioneer best known for helping to establish Fortress Investment Group, a private equity business, which primarily invests in transportation and infrastructure, real estate, health care, financial services and media. Fortress Energy, a public traded company founded in 2014 with the goal to produce modern infrastructure solutions to create clean energy while creating a positive and beneficial effect around the world. Additional to starting his own businesses, he is also best known for his ownership of the National Basketball Association’s Milwaukee Bucks. The team won its only NBA championship in 1971 but through the 2018-2019 season, the Bucks, led by Giannis Antaetokounmpo, boast the NBA’s winningest record. The group’s fortunes have turned significantly since Edens and his partners took control.


U.S senator, Herb Kohl agreed with Wes Edens and his partners that keeping the franchise in Milwaukee should always be top priority. After purchasing, both seller and buyers worked together alongside the Great Milwaukee Foundation in efforts to creating a new basketball stadium that will be able to host concerts, sports events and shows. The new arena will be bringing in millions of dollars into the Milwaukee region. Wes Edens is more than just a part owner of the Milwaukee Bucks but a mentor to the team. He has been working personally with these players to give free, all around counsel for their finances and wealth. Providing one-on-one custom designed to every member from a money related introduction. This was done to enable them to better understand finances and give guidances on spending and investment decisions for both their careers and years after.

Wes Edens is an active philanthropist. In addition his wife, Lynn,Edens has brought a similar measure of energy and effort by giving back on both a local and global level. Which include working together with Macalaster College to advance the institution’s objective, becoming ambassadors to Partners in Health, a company that provides healthcare for those in poor developing countries and being generous benefactors to various charitable causes.

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