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Senior Managing Director | The Opes Group LLC

Debugging the Myth

For years there has been something of a social stigma against capitalist projects on the islands. Venture capitalist Wes Edens is hopefully putting an end to that. In this article from Jamaica Observer, Wes explains his excitement of working in Jamaica and the success that he’s had with his company, Fortress.


Wes Edens has an impressive profile. The investment banker turned venture capitalist started Fortress Investment Group in 1998 — a firm which executes a range of investment strategies for more than 160 institutional investors and private clients around the world in private equity, credit, liquid markets and traditional asset management.

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