Fortress celebrates 25 years on a high

Bridgetown, Barbados, December 29, 2021.  With performances across funds ranging from “strong” to “extremely strong” and near-record returns in its flagship Caribbean Growth Fund, the financial year ending September 30 has been outstanding for the range of funds managed by Fortress Fund Managers (FFM). Click here for more!

Financial year ends on a high for Fortress funds

Bridgetown, Barbados, November 8, 2021. The financial year ending September 30 has concluded on a high for funds managed by Fortress Fund Managers. The flagship Caribbean Growth Fund recorded its second-highest return since its inception nearly 25 years ago while Fortress’ Caribbean Pension Fund reported up to double-digit gains over the past year. Click here for more!


Kim Howard and Omar Kennedy

Do It Fuh Grantley hosts, Fortress’ Marketing Manager Kim Howard and investment professional Omar Kennedy demystify the world of money and investing on the podcast through a range of topics including budgeting, debt reduction, and entrepreneurship

Life and finance podcast from Fortress Fund Managers back for fifth season

Bridgetown, Barbados, November 4, 2021. The fifth season of Do It Fuh Grantley, the life and finance podcast from Fortress Fund Managers (FFM), has kicked off with a discussion on the importance of building and maintaining partnerships in business. Click here for more!










Third season of finance and lifestyle podcast from Fortress Fund Managers online

Bridgetown, Barbados, April 2, 2020. The full third season of “Do It Fuh Grantley”, the popular finance and lifestyle podcast from Fortress Fund Managers is now available online. Click here for more!

Fortress Fund Managers encourages clients to keep investing as global markets react to COVID-19

Bridgetown, Barbados, April 1, 2020.  Leading fund manager, Fortress Fund Managers is encouraging its clients to keep investing as global markets react to the COVID-19 pandemic, while making sure that they benefit when recovery inevitably comes. Click here for more!

Strong finish to a strong year for Fortress Fund Managers

Bridgetown, Barbados, February 11, 2020.  Leading fund manager Fortress Fund Managers achieved “a strong finish to a strong year” across its suite of Barbados and US dollar funds in 2019. Click here for more!

The future of dining is here

Bridgetown, Barbados, No date – Eat With a Stranger (EWAS) apps are popping up all over the digital landscape. A subset of ICT-enabled mobile apps, EWAS apps essentially provide a means to book and dine at the homes of people you’ve never met. Click here for more!

Fortress Fund Managers’ investments hold steady for first quarter of 2018

Bridgetown, Barbados, May 3rd, 2018 -The investments managed by a leading fund manager are holding steady in spite of rising interest rates in the United States, increased global tensions and uncertainty surrounding Barbados’ currency and fiscal situation. Click here for more!

Leading fund manager advises Barbadians to continue going after attractively valued investments

Bridgetown, Barbados, March 8th, 2018 – Fortress Fund Managers is advising Barbadians to be selective and continue to pursue attractively valued investments in the current economic climate. Click here for more!

Fortress records positive returns in second quarter

Bridgetown, Barbados, July 28, 2017 – Leading mutual fund manager Fortress Fund Managers has recorded positive returns in its funds for the quarter ending June 30, 2017.  Click here for more!

BET 10-acre commercial site in Wildey receives offer for sale

Bridgetown, Barbados, June 30, 2016 – The 10-acre commercial site in Wildey which houses the BET buildings, has received a conditional offer for sale. Click here for more!

Bryden Stokes Ltd. dives in with Olympics 2020 swimming hopeful – Danielle Titus

Bridgetown, Barbados, June 22, 2016 – Bryden Stokes Ltd., one of Barbados’ leading distribution companies, has taken the plunge with 13-year-old swimming sensation, Danielle Titus, as she prepares to represent Barbados at the XX1 Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships in the Bahamas later this month. Click here for more!

Bryden Stokes Ltd. stands out from the crowd to win Procter & Gamble (P&G) Award

Bridgetown, Barbados, June 17, 2016 – Leading distribution company, Bryden Stokes Ltd. has copped an award from Procter & Gamble (P&G), a multinational consumer goods company, for raising the visibility of its fabric care portfolio of products, with sales increasing tremendously as a result. Click here for more!

Fortress’ “fairground” fun showing Barbadians how to better prepare for retirement

Bridgetown, Barbados, June 6, 2016 – Patrons attending TEDx Bridgetown, held recently at the University of the West Indies, would have been forgiven for thinking the courtyard outside a lecture theatre had been transformed into a fairground. Click here for more!

Clearly Content Communications and IDS Creative win Silver ADDY for
entrepreneurship campaign, UPstart Caribbean


Bridgetown, Barbados, March 22, 2016 – An online campaign featuring the dramatized adventures of “Betty”, a female entrepreneur, has won Silver in the 2016 American Advertising Federation (ADDY) Awards. The win, in the ADDY’s Film, Video & Sound – Webisode category, comes out of a creative collaboration between corporate communications storytelling firm, Clearly Content Communications Inc. and strategic design agency, IDS Creative Inc. on UPstart Caribbean, a Public Education campaign on entrepreneurship. The ADDY was the first for the firms. Click here for more!


10-Minute Manager: Heather Barker

Bridgetown, Barbados, September 26, 2015 – Managing Director of Clearly Content, Heather Barker, sat down with a leading business publication, Barbados Business Authority to answer 10 questions. What’s her biggest life and professional challenge? Click here to find out!

Fortress Fund Managers calls for harmonisation across region’s stock markets

 Bridgetown, Barbados, March 24, 2015A leading Barbados-based fund manager has returned from an international finance and investment forum in Trinidad and Tobago after making a call for the harmonisation of securities regulations and stock market trading across the region.  See coverage on Bajan Reporter.

UPstart Caribbean launches radio and video ads for entrepreneurs

Bridgetown, Barbados, March 19, 2015Entrepreneurs now have the chance to learn crucial business tips through a series of dramatized radio and video ads which started on Monday.

The 30-second ads chronicle the adventures of ‘Betty’, a fictional woman who is starting a business. They follow the young entrepreneur on her journey, week by week, as she writes a business plan, expands her sales, and creates a strategy to deal with competition. See coverage on Bajan Reporter.