Highland Capital Management is an investment advisory firm, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The firm is SEC-registered. Currently, Highland Capital Management manages about $15.4 billion in assets for its clients.
Highland Capital Management does have a diverse client base. The firm manages assets for clients that include financial institutions, fund of funds, governments, public pension plans, foundations, corporations, and endowments. The firm also manages investments for high net worth individuals and families.
Highland Capital Management was founded in 1993. The firms is the brainchild of two business partners, James Dondero and Mark Okada.
At the present time, Highland Capital Management is one of the largest, as well as most experienced, global alternative credit management firms in operation. The firm specializes in an array of different credit strategies for its clients. The include credit hedge funds and long-only funds. The firm’s investment strategies also include separate accounts and special-situation private equity. The firm also manages collateralized loan obligations or CLOs for some of its clients. The firm has a wide-ranging approach to client investments and asset management.
In addition to its headquarters in Texas, the firm maintains offices in Singapore, New York, Sao Paolo, and Seoul. The firm truly is an enterprise with a global reach.
In addition to managing investments for clients, Highland Capital Management also invests in communities the world over. This includes donating a significant amount of money to worthwhile programs, projects, and organizations, Since 2005, Highland Capital Management has donated over $10 million to a variety of worthwhile organizations located around the world.
In addition, the team at Highland Capital Management takes a hands-on approach to supporting the community. Employees of Highland Capital Management donate their time and energy to a wide range of important organizations in different locations around the world. This includes everyone from the executive team to other employees at Highland Capital Management.