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July 06, 2015 12:15 AM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of Lone Star Funds

Company Overview

Lone Star Funds is a private equity and real estate investment firm specializing in asset acquisitions, corporate acquisitions, company sponsorships, turnarounds, refinancing, and distressed debt. The firm invests in buyouts and PIPEs in mature companies. It seeks to invest in real estate, equity, credit, and other financial assets. It invests in equity and debt investments in value-oriented assets, including corporate, commercial, and single family residential real estate and consumer debt. In asset acquisition, the firm seeks to acquire secured and corporate unsecured debt instruments and commercial real estate assets, other real estate, and real estate-related assets. In corporate acquisi...

2711 North Haskell Avenue

Suite 1700 and Suite 2150

Dallas, TX 75204

United States

Founded in 1995

Phone:

214-754-8300

Fax:

214-754-8301

Key Executives for Lone Star Funds

Founder, Managing Partner, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman
Age: 59
President
President, Japan
Age: 55
President, Americas
Age: 43
President, Asia
Age: 56
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Lone Star Funds Key Developments

Government Plans To Sell Stake In UCPB

The government plans to sell its 73.9% stake in United Coconut Planters Bank. The bidders most likely includes Lone Star Funds; Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (TSE:8306), Security Bank Corp. (OTCPK:SBKC.Q), Carlyle Asia Partners IV, San Miguel Corporation (PSE:SMC). The expected deal size is small at around $350 million. San Miguel Corporation (PSE:SMC) has confirmed that it wants to acquire a stake in United Coconut Planters Bank. San Miguel's President Ramon Ang said the company submitted a Letter of Intent to participate in the privatisation of United Coconut.

Jurys Inns Could Be Sold As Lone Star Undergoes Assets Review

Lone Star Funds, which acquired Jurys Inn Group Ltd. at the start of 2015, has appointed Rothschild to conduct a strategic review of its assets. The move is understood to be broad-ranging and could lead to a sale of the entire hotel group, some of the group or a return of the chain to the stock market. A spokesman for Lone Star declined to comment on June 26, 2015.

Hanson Building Products Seeks IPO

Lone Star Funds, who bought the Hanson Building Products Limited from HeidelbergCement AG(DB:HEI) for $1.4 billion, is planning to go forward with an IPO of Hanson Building Products. Lone Star Funds is working with Credit Suisse Group AG (SWX:CSGN) and Deutsche Bank AG (DB:DBK) on the potential IPO.

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