David Nichols Brooks

General Counsel at Fortress Investment Group LLC

David Nichols Brooks

David Nichols Brooks

General Counsel at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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FIG LLC
Fortress Investment Group LLC
Drawbridge OSO Securities LLC

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1567

Number of Boards

1

Birthday

1971

Age

47

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Co-Founder at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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Co-Chief Information Officer, Credit Funds at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board at Fortress Transportation & Infrastructure Investors LLC

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Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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Co-Founder at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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Managing Director at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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Partner at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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Partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Chief Financial Officer at Fortress Investment Group LLC

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Chief Executive Officer, Softbank Investment Advisers UK at SoftBank Group Corp.

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May 19, 2013
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David Nichols Brooks
General Counsel at Fortress Investment Group LLC
Education
JD

The University of Texas School of Law began as the University of Texas at Austin's Department of Law when the University was founded in 1883. The Law School started with two professors and fifty-two students in the basement of the University's Old Main Building. The Law School has since grown to more than 1,200 students and offers the Doctor of Jurisprudence (JD) and the Master of Laws (LLM). The School of Law is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is approved by the American Bar Association.

BS in Economics

Texas A&M University (A&M or TAMU) is a coeducational public research university located in College Station, Texas, United States. It is the flagship institution of the Texas A&M University System, the fourth-largest university in the United States and the largest university in Texas.Texas A&M's designation as a land, sea, and space grant institution reflects a broad range of research with ongoing projects funded by agencies such as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Office of Naval Research. The school ranks in the top 20 American research institutes in terms of funding and has made notable contributions to such fields as animal cloning and petroleum engineering.

Career History
Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary
2009 - Current

Fortress Investment Group LLC (NYSE: “FIG”) is a leading global investment manager with approximately $51.5 billion of assets under management as of September 30, 2012. Fortress offers a range of alternative and traditional investment strategies for institutional and private investors around the world. Founded in 1998, the Company seeks to provide its investors with risk-adjusted returns in a management structure that closely aligns the interests of investors and managers. Fortress has continued to evolve from a dedicated private equity investment firm to a diversified asset management company.

General Counsel
2004 - Current

Fortress Investment Group LLC is a diversified global investment management company that provides investment management services for investment funds and companies, including related managed accounts. It operates business through following segments: Private Equity Funds, Liquid Hedge Funds, Credit Funds, Credit Private Equity Funds and Logan Circle. The Private Equity Funds segment primarily makes significant, control-oriented investments in debt and equity securities of public or privately held entities in North America and Western Europe, with a focus on acquiring and building asset-based businesses with significant cash flows. The Liquid Hedge Funds segment invests globally in fixed income, currency, equity and commodity markets and related derivatives to capitalize on imbalances in the financial markets. The Credit Funds segment makes diversified investments in assets, opportunistic lending situations and securities, on a global basis and throughout the capital structure with a value orientation. The Credit Private Equity Funds segment focuses on investing in distressed and undervalued assets. The Logan Circle segment manages portfolios for institutional investors across a comprehensive range of strategies that include core, core plus, short, intermediate and long duration, corporate and high yield. Fortress Investment Group was founded by Wesley Robert Edens, Robert I. Kauffman and Randy Alan Nardone in 1998 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

In-House Counsel
Current

Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. engages in the operation of senior living communities. It manages independent living, assisted living, and dementia-care communities, and continuing care retirement centers. It operates through the following segments: Retirement Centers, Assisted Living, CCRCs-Rental, Brookdale Ancillary Services and Management Services. The Retirement Centers segment includes owned or leased communities that are primarily designed for middle to upper income senior citizens age 75 and older who desire an upscale residential environment. The Assisted Living segment offers owned or leased communities that offer housing and 24-hour assistance with activities of daily life to mid-acuity frail and elderly residents. The CCRCs-Rental segment consists of large owned or leased communities that offer a variety of living arrangements and services to accommodate all levels of physical ability and health. The Brookdale Ancillary Services segment comprises of the outpatient therapy, home health, and hospice services provided to residents of many of the firm's communities, to other senior living communities that the company does not own or operate, and to seniors living outside of the company's communities. The Management Services segment composes of communities operated by the company pursuant to management agreements. The company was founded on June 28, 2005 and is headquartered in Brentwood, TN.

Boards & Committees
Member, Management Committee
Current

Fortress Investment Group LLC is a diversified global investment management company that provides investment management services for investment funds and companies, including related managed accounts. It operates business through following segments: Private Equity Funds, Liquid Hedge Funds, Credit Funds, Credit Private Equity Funds and Logan Circle. The Private Equity Funds segment primarily makes significant, control-oriented investments in debt and equity securities of public or privately held entities in North America and Western Europe, with a focus on acquiring and building asset-based businesses with significant cash flows. The Liquid Hedge Funds segment invests globally in fixed income, currency, equity and commodity markets and related derivatives to capitalize on imbalances in the financial markets. The Credit Funds segment makes diversified investments in assets, opportunistic lending situations and securities, on a global basis and throughout the capital structure with a value orientation. The Credit Private Equity Funds segment focuses on investing in distressed and undervalued assets. The Logan Circle segment manages portfolios for institutional investors across a comprehensive range of strategies that include core, core plus, short, intermediate and long duration, corporate and high yield. Fortress Investment Group was founded by Wesley Robert Edens, Robert I. Kauffman and Randy Alan Nardone in 1998 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Transactions
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SoftBank Group Corp. purchases Fortress Investment Group LLC

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MetLife, Inc. purchases Logan Circle Partners LP from Fortress Investment Group LLC

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Gaming & Leisure Properties, Inc. issued Common Stock

Events
Speaker
Cayman Islands
2012 Cayman Alternative Investment Summit

The Cayman Alternative Investment Summit is an international conference that will bring together the world's leading institutional investors, fund managers, academics, economists and regulators in the Cayman Islands - the world's leading domicile for investment funds - to discuss and debate the fundamentals of a vibrant future for the alternative investments industry. The Cayman Alternative Investment Summit is held in conjunction with the 11th annual Legends Tennis event. Delegate passes include a general admission ticket to the Legends Tennis men's final. Spectators will be treated to matches played by Martina Hingis, Stefan Edberg, Wayne Ferreira, Jimmy Arias and Murphy Jensen.

Speaker
Greenwich, CT, United States
2008 Yale School of Management Annual Private Equity Conference