Fortress Investment Group LLC (Fortress), is a global investment management firm. Its offering of alternative investment products includes private equity funds, liquid hedge funds and credit funds. It manages assets in three businesses: Private Equity, Liquid Hedge Funds and Credit Funds. Private Equity is a business, which manages assets under management (AUM). Liquid Hedge Funds invest globally in fixed income, currency, equity and commodity markets and related derivatives. Credit Funds is a business,which make investments in assets. Effective August 1, 2013, Fortress Investment Group LLC acquired the Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel owned by its CMBS-holding creditors. In July 2014, Fortress Investment Group LLC acquired El Segundo Inc,a Gardena-based owner and operator of gas service stations.