The New York-based billionaire Wes Edens shot to prominence in 2014 when he headed a consortium purchasing the NBA franchise, the Milwaukee Bucks. Edens and his partners shocked many fans and experts alike with the decision to keep the Bucks in their home market of Milwaukee when more lucrative markets were available elsewhere in North America. The work of Edens in the financial sector should provide fans of the sporting franchises he owns of his willingness to open up to new ways of thinking and investing.
During his career, Wes Edens was one of the most impressive and respected managing partners at Lehman Brothers and Blackrock before establishing his own investment company, Fortress. In the last decade, the owner of the Milwaukee Bucks has become increasingly concerned with environmental issues and uses his business skill to address many of these issues. The need for an ecologically-friendly approach to business has taken Wes Edens to new areas of the business sector including the use of clean, renewable energy sources that are developing emerging economies. See more information about Wes Edens at wealthx.com
Wes Edens is not averse to looking for new ways of exploring various sectors of life, including the purchase of various sports teams. The sports empire of Wes Edens has been growing since 2014 when the investment billionaire decided to purchase the Milwaukee Bucks NBA franchise. In 2016, Edens became one of the first sports owners to purchase an E-League video game sports team, FlyQuest which was part of the established Cloud9 organization. The business leader has pursued his interest in various sports and believes video gaming events have a role in the future of the professional sports industry alongside the already established sports franchises.
After establishing himself as one of the leading sports owners in the world through his work with the Bucks NBA franchise, the owner of Brightline rail has taken his interests to the international stage. The purchase of Aston Villa Football Club in the U.K. opens up a new sector of potential success for the Oregon State University graduate.