Highland Capital Management is fully registered investment advisor that, together with its associates, has approximately over $13.4 billion assets under their management. Highland capital is among the largest as well as most experienced global alternative credit managers and advisors. James Dondero founded it in the year 1993 along with his affiliate Mark Okada. It has its offices in headquarters in Dallas, Texas and has maintained its office in Singapore, New York, Sao Paolo, and Seoul.
Highland capital specializes in various fields such as collateralized loans obligations, special-situation private equity, separate accounts, credit edge funds as well as long-only funds. The firm also provides some alternative investments such as long/short equities, emerging markets, as well as some natural resources. The diversified client base of the Highland Capital include foundations, corporations, endowments, fund of funds, high net-worth individuals, government, public pension plans, financial institutions among others.
The Highland Capital keeps the community first, and everything they do is highly influenced by the community they are serving. The company highly invests in much more than just the financial market. Their investment in various communities and enhancing the lifestyles of different people has made the company an outstanding firm in many states. Highland also tries to make a difference through its philanthropic work such as financial donations to the less privileged individuals. The firm also has its roots in volunteerism work, as well as its involvement in the advisory board. The firm works closely with the various national non-profit organizations to boost the living standards of the relevant community.
Some Information about James Dondero
James Dondero is known to be the founder and president of Highland Capital Management. He has an experience of over 30 years having worked in different equity and credit markets. Before the formation of Highland in the year 1993, he was involved actively involved in the creation of the GIC subsidiary of protective life. He assisted the firm from its inception to over $2 billion from1989 in 1993.
Recently, Highland Capital provides both the institutional and retail investors with incredible products which go beyond their expectations. The Team is also dedicated to the provision of alpha through their unique products while they protect the investors’ capital on different platforms.