The varied interests and work of the leading investments specialist, Wes Edens have been making headlines around the world in the last few months. In almost every area the sports investor has been exploring he has made headlines for achieving success in a speedy time for fans and business partners alike. Edens is currently negotiating with the U.S. Federal Government over a $1.5 billion loan designed to expand his Brightline rail link to different parts of the nation following its impressive first few months in operation.
Brightline launched in May 2018, in the full glare of the media as the latest way for Wes Edens and his family to explore the possibilities of success for a private U.S. railway. Wes Edens now owns the only private railway in the nation operating between Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Creating a railway operating company in Wes Edens world did not mean simply purchasing existing rolling stock from a manufacturer but saw Brightline employ the Rockwell Group of architects to design an entirely new line of rolling stock based on providing the most comfort possible.
In his philanthropic work, Wes Edens has worked to push forward the needs of the world in terms of the work conducted to protect the environment. The Edens Family Research Program on Climate Change at Princeton University is an important part of the development of plans to combat this international problem on a large-scale. In developing Brightline, the University of Oregon alum has developed a railway operating on green diesel to make sure the effect on the climate is as small as possible. To know more click here.
Despite being known for his work as an environmental campaigner and astute business leader, the founder of the Fortress Investments Group spent much of the last few years developing his interests in sports franchises. Alongside his long-term investment in the Milwaukee Bucks, Edens recently purchased a controlling interest in the English soccer team, Aston Villa. The decision to invest in the soccer team shows the impressive nature of the global targets being explored by the Edens family.