Fortress Investment Group Acquires Seacastle

ID
32472

DATE

2006-02-01

target

Seacastle, Inc.

San Ramon, California
United States
www.seacastleinc.com
Seacastle is a holding company for intermodal equipment investments formed by Fortress in 2007. The Company’s subsidiaries own and manage intermodal chassis, shipping containers and containerships through Trac Intermodal, SeaCube Container Leasing and Seacastle Ships.
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Acquirer DESCRIPTION

Fortress Investment Group

PE FIRM
New York, New York
United States
www.fortress.com

36.1B USD

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Sector Agnostic

Fortress Investment Group

Fortress is a public investment firm that manages hedge fund and private equity investments. Fortress' private equity practice primarily makes control-oriented investments in North American and Western European businesses with significant asset-bases and strong cash-flows. Fortress is open to investing in a wide range of sectors, however the Firm has tended towards capital intensive sectors. These include transportation, financials, senior living/healthcare, real estate, media & telecommunications, leisure and energy infrastructure. The pivate equity group also invests in publicly traded alternative investment vehicles, which Fortress refers to as 'castles' that primarily invest in real estate and real estate related debt. Fortress is based in New York City with additional offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, Munich, New Canaan, Rome, San Diego, San Francisco, Sydney, Tokyo, and Toronto.


DEAL STATS #
Acquisition 16 of 39
Sector (Transportation) 2 of 4
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 8 of 16
State (California) 2 of 3
Country (United States) 11 of 29
Year (2006) 2 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2006-02-01 Eurocastle Investment Ltd. Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2006-06-02 Aircastle Ltd. Sell -