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Fortress Announces Hire of Gaming & Leisure Industry Veteran Adam Rosenberg

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Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE:FIG) announced today that Adam Rosenberg has joined its Credit Funds business as a Managing Director leading its Gaming & Leisure investment platform. Mr. Rosenberg joins Fortress from Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he was Global Head of Gaming Investment Banking.

Mr. Rosenberg will be responsible for investments made by Fortress’s family of Credit-related funds across the capital structure in the Gaming & Leisure sector.

“Adam is an outstanding addition to our Credit team,” said Peter L. Briger, Jr., Fortress Principal and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors. “His depth of experience, industry relationships and ability to source, structure and execute complex transactions on a global basis will help our business to build on an already significant presence in Gaming & Leisure.”

Mr. Rosenberg spent 16 years in the Investment Banking division at Goldman Sachs, where, as part of the Real Estate Department, he was instrumental in building and eventually running the Gaming Group on a global basis. Prior to that, he was at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School and the University of Pennsylvania.

About Fortress

Fortress Investment Group LLC is a leading, highly diversified global investment firm with approximately $63.8 billion in assets under management as of June 30, 2014. Founded in 1998, Fortress manages assets on behalf of approximately 1,600 institutional clients and private investors worldwide across a range of private equity, credit, liquid hedge funds and traditional asset management strategies. Fortress is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE:FIG) . For more information, please visit www.fortress.com.

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