History and Experience

Built over 28 years, we employ a highly-skilled, highly-analytical employee base with extensive market knowledge.

Hudson History

John Grayken established Brazos Advisors, L.L.C. (the predecessor to Hudson Advisors L.P.) in 1995 to carry out the day-to-day management and servicing of the assets acquired by Brazos Fund, L.P., the first fund organized by Mr. Grayken. Following Brazos Fund, L.P., Mr. Grayken organized the Lone Star Funds.

Hudson has continued to support the Lone Star Funds and their investment activities globally, providing advisory and administrative and support services.

Hudson Experience

Since the establishment of its first fund in 1995, Lone Star has organized the Lone Star Funds totaling approximately $87 billion in aggregate capital commitments.

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 $257 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 28 years of transactional experience.

Hudson manages $50 billion in net book value and, since 2014, has underwritten $1.1 trillion in cumulative global assets.

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