Highland Capital Management Fund is an investment adviser company. They offer different ways of equity, that will deliver great returns with very low risk. This company is one of the largest and most experience to date. They work very closely with companies that may be struggling, and usually come up with a solution that will see growth and potential. Risk management and capital reservation are a central objectivity of their equity strategies. They pride themselves in using a top-down approach, to optimize a high return.
The company to date has about $22 billion in assets. Jim Dondero and Mark Okada, started the company in 1993, which means that they have over twenty years of experience running things. And this they are doing quite well.
Some of their main focus is also on credit strategies, such as hedge funds and private equity. Some of their clients they work with includes foundations, corporations, financial institutions, middle market healthcare services. Healthcare is Highland’s largest investment to date, with $2.3 billion in assets.
In 2015 The Dallas Business Journal named Highland Capital Management one of the best places to work. Of course they were humble by that suggestion. This company is very charitable. They and their employees pride themselves on doing a lot of volunteer work. They also give financial backing to local organization, and non profit groups.
James Dondero is Co-founder and President. He is based in Dallas, Texas. Here I will be touching on few of his accomplishments. He comes with thirty years(30) of experiences in the credit and equity markets. He supports anything to do with education, believing that if one has an education, they can go very far. No matter the circumstances. He is involves in veteran’s affairs, and anything to do with public policy. He began his career in 1984 as an analyst, working with Morgan Guaranty. His educational background is from the University of Virginia according to linkedin, there he received the highest honor, his major was accounting and Finance. He is also a certified Management Accountant. Also, Mr. Dondero is the Chairman of Cornerstone Health care and Nexbank. He serves on the boards of MGM Studio. As you can see he wears many, many hats. This is only the tip of his iceberg.