Benefits of the Lone Star and Hudson Relationship

Extensive Experience: Hudson has provided support services to the Funds and their assets for over 20 years including due diligence and analysis, asset management, and ancillary and other support services with respect to approximately 1.1 million assets with an aggregate purchase price of approximately $209 billion (including acquisition financing and co-investors). From this relationship, the Funds have been able to utilize Hudson’s industry knowledge and market expertise obtained from over 20 years of transactional experience.

Scale / Cost Control: Hudson’s large scale and experience allow for cost effective asset management services.

Alignment of Interests: Through an employee co-investment program, each of Lone Star and Hudson provide incentives to certain of their respective key employees and consultants, creating an alignment of interests with the Funds.