Highland Capital Management was formed in 1993 as an alternative investment management company. The core processes of the firm involve managing hedge funds, distressed investment funds and structured investment. Registered with Securities Exchange Commission, they are managing assets worth $21 Billion along with their affiliates! If you are looking for a reliable manager of your investment, Highland Capital will be your most promising choice.
Within 20 years of its operations, Highland Capital became the industry leader and one of the largest global alternative credit managers. As of today, it is an independently owned investment company with a history of 20 years in variety of products and rapidly growing team in offices all across the world. The customers that are looking for unique product offerings can find a reliable investment manager in Highland Capital.
They are not just about investing in the financial markets; Highland Capital Management gives back to the society and does so with all integrity. They invest in the communities where their employees prosper along with the company and are committed to make a difference by promoting volunteerism and financial donations to the local organizations and the national non-profit organizations. At Highland Capital, community culture is as strong as the company core value system focusing their philanthropic initiatives on national and local communities. More than $10 Million have already been donated to organizations across the globe for their betterment.
James Dondero – Co-founder, President
Jim Dondero is the president and co-founder of the Highland Capital Management with over 30 years of experience in the equity and credit markets. From the start, his focus has entirely been on distressed investing and high-yield portfolios. When in 1993, Highland Capital Management began it was the only company that pioneered Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) and also founded credit oriented solutions for retail and institutional investors all across the globe.
Before he started HCM in partnership with Mark Okada, James Dondero was employed at Protective Life’s GIC Subsidiary where he singlehandedly managed and raised $2 Billion in assets. He also worked with American Express where he was responsible for $1 Billion worth of fixed income funds. Graduating from University of Virginia, James specializes in Accounting and Finance. As of today, Mr. Dondero serves the board of directors of MGM Studios and American Banknote. He is also serving as a chairman and board of directors for Cornerstone Healthcare, NexBank and CSS Medical.