Institutional Investor magazine named Fortress Investment Group as the 2010 Credit-Focused Hedge Fund Firm at their 9th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards. These awards recognize firms that are across the sector of hedge fund distinguished by their contributions, achievements, and exceptional innovation in that year.
Fortress’ Credit team of more than 300 investment professionals manages more than 13 billion dollars on behalf of private clients and institutional investors all over the world. Gareth Henry, who was the managing director of Fortress at that time, was also recognized as a Rising Star” by the Institutional Investor.
Gareth Henry was responsible for raising capital as well as building and maintaining client relationships in the African, Middle Eastern, and European markets. The Rising Stars named by Institutional Investor are professionals whose contributions to, and accomplishments in the industry make them better than their peers, which positions them as the leaders in the industry.
It’s a New York City-based investment management firm; as of March 31, 2011, the firm had about 43.1 billion dollars in assets. Founded in 1998, Fortress offers traditional and alternative investments.
About Gareth Henry
Gareth Henry attended the University of Edinburgh (Edin) in Scotland, where he studied actuarial mathematics. After graduating in 2000, Henry worked at Watson Wyatt in management research for a few years. Henry then joined Schroders, a U.K-based global investment firm; he worked for the management group for several years. In 2007, he went to the U.S. and started working for Fortress Investment Group.
In 2016, Gareth Henry started working as the global head of investor relations and managing director at Angelo Gordon. As of 2016, Angelo Gordon had approximately 26 billion dollars in assets. Henry is responsible for the sales organization of the firm, and he uses the skills that he gained from Fortress to help in the company’s growth. Also, he will be a partner in this firm.