Benefits of the Lone Star and Hudson Relationship

Extensive Experience: Since its inception in 1995, Hudson has 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 $259 billion (including acquisition financing and co-investors). From this relationship, Lone Star has been able to utilize Hudson’s industry knowledge and market expertise obtained from 29 years of transactional experience.

Alignment of Interests: Through an employee co-investment program, Lone Star and Hudson provide incentives to certain of their respective Key Employees and consultants, creating an alignment of interests.