Highland Capital Management is an investment adviser firm that is SEC-registered. The Dallas, TX based company was founded during the year of 1993, by James Dondero and his business partner Mark Okada. Highland Capital specializes in alternative investments that manages credit hedge funds, distressed investment and structured investments. The firm’s clients are from a diversified group made up of financial institutions, foundations, public pension plans, individuals with a high net-worth, endowments, large-scale corporations, governments and much more. Highland Capital Management has expanded their operations and now have branch and subsidiary offices in New York City, London, Seoul, Sao Paulo and Singapore. Read more at Biz Journals about Highland Capital.
The private firm is one of the largest alternative credit managers in the world with the most industry knowledge. Together with their partnered associations, they currently have accumulated over 18 billion of assets under management to date. Highland Capital Management also has an unmatched level of expertise in the healthcare sector that includes fixed income and equity. There is over $2 billion loan assets under management for the healthcare sector alone. During the year 2000, the investment management firm expanded and started its first total return strategy aimed for distressed assets.
The Dallas based firm is also charitable and is known to give back and help make the communities of North Texas better. Their philanthropic efforts helped to build a new site for educational displays and special events at the Dallas Zoo with a million dollar donation. Highland Capital also donated $2 million to the SMU Tower Scholars Program and partnered with the Dallas Foundation to get help managing their annual donation budget that has surpassed $3 million. Read this article at PR Newswire.