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Gareth Henry, the Institutional Investor’s “Rising Star” in 2011

In the year of 2011, Gareth Henry was named the Institutional Investor’s “Rising Star” at the Institutional Investor’s 9th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards. Gareth Henry was awarded the Institutional Investor “Rising Star” award on the basis of his many significant accomplishments in the industry and his numerous substantial contributions thereto, and in the process has distinguished himself among his colleagues and has well positioned himself to be a future leader in the industry.

Gareth Henry studied actuarial mathematics at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and successfully graduated from the university with a degree. Gareth has membership in the Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries, UK and the Fellow of Society of Actuaries, USA. In the year of 2007, Gareth Henry went to work for the Fortress Investment Group in the capacity of a managing director, which entails being responsible for raising capital and establishing client relationships in such foreign markets as the European markets, Middle Eastern markets, and African markets.

Apart from Gareth Henry’s recognition as the Institutional Investor’s “Rising Star,” the alternative asset manager firm he works for, Fortress Investment Group LLC, was recognized as the “Credit-Focused Hedge Fund Firm of the Year.” Fortress Investment Group LLC trades under the symbol “FIG” in the New York Stock Exchange. The “Credit-Focused Hedge Fund Firm of the Year” award is awarded to those firm within the hedge fund sector that had distinguished itself in terms of exceptional innovation, extraordinary achievements and remarkable contributions in the preceding year.

Fortress Investment Group was founded in 1998 to provide investors with a number of various alternative and traditional investment products. As of March 31, 2011, Fortress Investment Group has approximately $43.1 billion in assets under its management and its Credit team, who numbers over 300 investment professionals, oversees over $13 billion in assets for institutional investors and private clients around the world.

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