While most probably know Randal Nardone for his work with Fortress Investment Group and the investment firm’s recent merger with Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, he has taken a unique path to this destination. Over the course of the past few decades, he has collected the expertise needed to guide the company forward.For Randal Nardone, this journey began when he received his B.A. and his J.D. from the University of Connecticut and Boston University School of Law, respectively. Once he completed his education, he was given the opportunity to join the esteemed Thacher, Proffitt & Wood firm. He would soon rise through the ranks and become a partner.Randal Nardone also became a member of the executive committee at this firm and this would set the tone for the remainder of his career.
Once he completed his duties at this firm, he would also join UBS and BlackRock in similar capacities. In fact, he has played a leadership role at a wide range of different firms over the course of his career.He is currently serving as Eurocastle Investment Limited’s director and he has worked in a similar capacity for a number of different firms. Alea Group Holdings enlisted him to sit on their board of directors. He served in this role for seven years (2007 to 2014) and Randal Nardone assisted numerous other companies during this time period.GAGFAH S.A. and Brookdale Senior Living Inc. also relied on his services and with these experiences, he is in a unique position to lead Fortress Investment Group into the future. He has been the chief executive officer of Fortress for the past five years and many of the company’s biggest triumphs have taken place under his watch.
Institutional Investor bestowed their Hedge Fund Manager of the Year award upon the firm in 2014 and Fortress also received a Management Firm of the Year award from HFMWeek. The company now possesses assets that total into the tens of billions of dollars and this is why SoftBank made the first step towards creating a powerful merger.Now that these two companies have joined forces, Randal Nardone’s unique expertise will certainly be of use. He has the necessary expertise in the world of private credit equity and his management skills are also going to be of great use. Nardone has been a reliable leader since his career began and he will be the perfect choice to lead Fortress Investment Group into the future.