CEO Wesley Edens and the five Fortress principals are thinking about a move unprecedented in the industry: If the first hedge funds and private equity firms an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to complete. This case examines possible reasons for a leading alternative investment firm to go public, including the company’s own reasoning in terms of “people, durability, currency and capital”, but also creates the expectations of analysts in terms of objective evaluation and initial stock performanc. .. Read more »

CEO Wesley Edens and the five Fortress principals are thinking about a move unprecedented in the industry: If the first hedge funds and private equity firms an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to complete. This case examines possible reasons for a leading alternative investment firm to go public, including the company’s own reasoning in terms of “people, durability, currency and capital”, but also creates the expectations of analysts in terms of objective evaluation and initial stock performance.
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Malcolm P. Baker,
Carlos Galvez,
James Quinn
Source: Harvard Business School
20 pages.
Release Date: 3 January 2008. Prod #: 208080-PDF-ENG
Fortress Investment Group HBR case solution

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