Lone Star Fund VIII (U.S.), L.P. and Lone Star Fund VIII (Bermuda), L.P. (collectively, “Lone Star Fund VIII”), formed in March 2013, held their final closings in May 2013 with $5.1 billion in combined capital commitments. Over its 13 month investment period, Lone Star Fund VIII invested substantially all of its equity capital in 20 investments comprised of 47,435 assets with an aggregate purchase price of approximately $18.9 billion. Transactions consummated by Lone Star Fund VIII included investments in the Americas, Western Europe and Japan in loans and securities, including single family residential debt and corporate debt products as well as investments in financially oriented and other operating companies.
Lone Star Fund VIII invested a substantial amount of its equity capital in U.S. residential debt, including the acquisition of both mortgages and mortgage-related securities from U.S. and European financial institutions. Additional investments in the Americas included corporate loans and operating companies. Acquisitions outside of the Americas included corporate and residential loans in Europe and corporate loans and an operating company in Japan.