Lone Star Fund VII (U.S.), L.P. and Lone Star Fund VII (Bermuda), L.P. (collectively, “Lone Star Fund VII”), formed in December 2009, held their final closings effective July 2011 with $4.6 billion in combined capital commitments. Over its 39 month investment period, Lone Star Fund VII invested substantially all of its equity capital in 32 investments comprised of 22,491 assets with an aggregate purchase price of approximately $11.9 billion. Transactions consummated by Lone Star Fund VII included investments in the U.S., Western Europe and Japan in loans and securities, including single family residential and corporate debt products and investments in financially oriented and real estate-rich operating companies.
Lone Star Fund VII invested primarily in the U.S. residential mortgage market. Utilizing a dedicated team of professionals based in New York, Lone Star Fund VII acquired in excess of $21.3 billion (face value) of mortgages and mortgage-related securities. Lone Star Fund VII also acquired opportunities abroad, including European mortgage portfolios and non-performing loans and other operating companies in Japan.