Lone Star is a leading private equity firm advising funds that invest globally in real estate, corporate equity, credit, and other financial assets. Since the establishment of its first fund in 1995, Lone Star has organized 23 funds with aggregate capital commitments totaling approximately $87 billion.
Extensive experience is necessary to properly and efficiently evaluate and price assets of the types targeted by the Lone Star Funds. Lone Star has the relevant track record, as the Lone Star Funds have closed or committed to close 573 investments in 2,312 transactions at an aggregate purchase price of approximately $257 billion (including acquisition financing and co-investors) as of September 30, 2023.
Global Origination Expertise
Lone Star sources investments on a global basis, leveraging its access to large amounts of capital to target larger-scale transactions in which the potential list of buyers is often limited, maximizing the possibility of achieving attractive acquisition terms.For 28 years, the Lone Star Funds have been actively investing in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, with Lone Star’s origination leaders applying their comprehensive, global expertise to pursue opportunities that meet the Lone Star Funds’ investment parameters – a major competitive advantage when sourcing investment opportunities across many countries, asset types, and regulatory paradigms.
Since its inception in 1995, Hudson Advisors L.P. and its global subsidiaries (collectively, “Hudson”) have provided advisory and administrative and support services to the Lone Star Funds and their investment activities with respect to approximately 1.27 million assets with an aggregate purchase price of approximately $257 billion (including acquisition financing and co-investors).
During its evaluation of investment opportunities, Lone Star utilizes Hudson’s extensive knowledge of global market pricing obtained through oversight of asset liquidations. Certain of the Lone Star Funds also benefit from specialty management companies, owned by one or more Lone Star Funds, that service various assets requiring specific expertise. Read more about Asset Management.