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SoftBank Group Corp Acquires Fortress Investments Group at 3.3 Billion

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SoftBank Group Corp., SBG is now the sole owners of Fortress Investment Group LLC. The company spent close to $3.3 billion in full payment for their purchases in cash. SoftBank Group Corp. is now entirely in charge of all the shares of Fortress inclusive of all their different headquarters. Before the acquisition, the two companies had drafted various agreements about the transactions and different conditions that they buyers had to meet. The company will even be handing over their shareholders to SoftBank Group Corp. They also presented them with all their receipts for different regulations that governed their operations.

Following the acquisition, outstanding shares that belong to Fortress Class A will now have a value of $8.08 for every stock. The new management will now continue with such similar operations according to transaction procedures written in a Definitive Proxy by Fortress. They also have the opportunity to access other documents such as Merger Agreements.

The common stocks that Fortress offers to the general public will soon exit the list of the New York Stock Exchange. Additionally, the acquisition will lead to the transfer of financial results from Fortress Investment Group to SoftBank Group. These financial statements will now reflect in the business performance of the new management.

However, Fortress Investment Group will continue with its other operations as an independent subsidiary of SoftBank. The company will put up their head offices in New York. The corporate leaders at Fortress such as Randy Nardone, Wes Edens and Pete Briger will continue to steer the branch in their standard positions of leadership. The reason why SoftBank resolved to this strategy is that they want to keep building the business models, business culture, excellent leadership and even their brands instead of eroding the foundation of Fortress.

The SoftBank Group will continue to provide Information Revolution with heightened technology to their clients across the globe. The company also has branches which specialise in offering telecommunications, intelligent robotics, internet services, Internet of Things, clean energy technology needs and much more. The firm also has an affiliate, the SoftBank Vision Fund. With this, they get to fuel investments all over the world for various businesses and technological ventures. Their first trial had a capital commitment of more than USD 93 billion.

Similarly, SoftBank will keep thriving in global investments just like Fortress Investment Group LLC. Fortress left a record of $36.1 billion as the total value of their assets hence making them the best company in the industry. The company has a notable performance in managing investments in real estate, private and public capital equities and much more. Some of the staff in their leadership team includes Peter Lionel Briger Jr who serves with Wesley R Edens as the Chairmen, Randal Alan Nardone who is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. David Nichols Brooks as the Secretary, Vice President and General Counsel of the firm, The treasurer, Daniel Neal Bass and Gordon E Runte as the Managing Director and the other leaders are confident that SoftBank will carry on with their excellent work.  Hidden Fortress: Behind SoftBank’s $3.3B buy of the asset manager