Highland Capital: A Global Asset Management Force
Highland Capital provides investment and asset management for a wide spectrum of different types of entities and individuals. The firm has one of the most diversified client lists of any similar entity in operation anywhere around the world today.
The diversified client list of Highland Capital includes financial institutions, fund of funds, governments, public pension plans, foundations, endowments, corporations, and families and individuals classified as having a high net worth.
Highland Capital Management was established in 1993 by two business partners, James Dondero and Mark Okada. Since that time, the firm has become one of the largest, most experienced alternative credit managers operating in the international marketplace.
At the present time, Highland Capital has over $15 billion in assets under its management. In this regard, Highland Capital specializes in a number of investment categories. These include different credit strategies that include credit hedge funds as well as long-only funds and separate accounts. The firm also invests in distressed and special-situation private equity, and collateralized loan obligations.
The firm also specializes in alternative investment options. These include emerging markets, long-short equities, and natural resources of different types.
In addition to being an industry leader when it comes to investment and asset management, Highland Capital has also garnered renown for its support of philanthropic endeavors. The company has donated over $10 million to worthy organizations, projects, and programs over the course of the past 12 years. This includes donations made to different endeavors around the world.
Beyond the financial support of worthy organizations, the team at Highland Capital takes a hands-on approach to community service. The staff at Highland Capital are heavily involved in volunteer work.
The firm is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. In addition, Highland Capital maintains other offices in a number of other major global financial centers. These include Sao Paolo, Singapore, Seoul, and New York.