Lone Star Tangible Assets Companies
The companies, brands, and operating units owned by Lone Star Tangible Assets (LSTA) include e-commerce offerings in the precious metals and diamond industries, which includes services offerings for the storage and movement of these assets for investors. Throughout years of experience in the tangible asset industry, LSTA companies have refined their product and service offerings to adjust with changing technology and demands from consumer investing behaviors.
LSTA seeks to fund and grow new business segments primarily in the last-mile of the value chain for individual and institutional clients. LSTA invests heavily in systems, procedures, and technologies that increase transparency and investor trust in the tangible asset industry.
The Texas Bullion Depository Bill was signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott on June 12, 2015, officially establishing the first ever state-administered precious metals bullion depository (HB 483; originally filed and submitted by Rep. Giovanni Capriglione (R - Southlake)). The establishment of the Texas Bullion Depository creates an official depository operation, operated under contract with the State of Texas by Lone Star Tangible Assets of Austin, Texas.
The United States Gold Bureau (d/b/a/ U.S. Gold Bureau), offers e-commerce precious metal transactions to consumers across the globe, and also provides full-service telephone advisory to metals investors wishing to speak with a live person about their metals portfolio. The U.S. Gold Bureau is a market-maker in the products it offers to its clients, ensuring liquidity options are available.
WholesaleCoinsDirect.com provides a primarily e-commerce offering for local gold and silver dealers as well as individual investors simply looking to acquire precious metals at the lowest possible acquisition price. Most transactions occur through its e-commerce site, but full customer service support is available for consumers needing additional assistance or recommendations.
International Trade Bullion (ITB) is a line of precious metals bullion products produced at a private refinery in the Southwestern United States. The refinery uses 100% recycled silver and gold, which is refined to a purity of .999+, the same exacting standards used by the U.S. Mint.
Lone Star Tangible Assets Real Estate Fund (LSTARE) invests in primarily Texas real estate and those real estate assets necessary to conduct the operations of its precious metals and diamond businesses.