Fortress Investment Group LLC is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides its services to pooled investment vehicles, pension and profit sharing plans, corporations, institutional managed accounts and structured products, banking or thrift institutions, investment companies, charitable organizations, and state or municipal government entities. It launches and manages hedge funds, balanced mutual funds, and private equity funds. The firm invests in the public the private equity and alternative investment markets across the globe. It invests in distressed and undervalued assets and tangible & intangible assets such as real estate, capital assets, natural resources, and intellectual property. The firmís alternative investments include investment in currency, commodity, real estate markets, and distressed real estate loan acquisitions. It employs value strategy to make its investments. The firm employs a fundamental analysis with bottom-up approach to create its investment portfolio. Fortress Investment Group LLC was founded in 1998 and is based in New York, New York with additional offices in United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia.