Highland Capital Management a Global Leading Investment Advisor Company

Highland capital management L.P is an investment advisor company. Highland Capital was founded in the year 1993 by James Dondero and Mark Okada. Highland is among the top global alternative credit management firms. The company deals with credit strategies development, separate accounts and collateralized loan obligations among others. In addition, Highland offers alternative investments such as stocks, bonds and cash alternative investments which include private equity, real estate, hedge funds, and managed futures, commodities and derivatives contracts. Highland has a long list of clientele which includes governments, financial institutions, corporations, foundations, public pension plans and high net worth individuals. Highland together with its affiliates companies has 15.4 billion dollars worth of assets under its management. The company head office is based in Dallas Texas and has other offices in New York, Sao Paolo, Singapore, and Seoul.
Highland Capital Management Korea Limited which is Highland affiliate company launched a 147 million dollar healthcare fund recently. This was a major achievement to Highland as it was the first healthcare private equity fund in the Asian market. Previously most investments made by Highland in Asia were purely on a direct basis or through the multi-purpose funds South Koreas National Pension Service is the main investor in the fund and is estimated to be worth 500 billion dollars. Investors participating in this investment have specific key objectives which include getting of returns and access to co- investment opportunities in areas such as China, the US, and Korea.
Highland is not only in the business of investment management as they are also involved in charitable works of giving back to the community. The company boasts of having made charitable contributions in the communities where the company’s employees live and work. The company objective in giving back to the society is to try to make a difference by improving people lives through volunteerism, advisory board involvement and financial donations to non-profit organizations and local community organizations. So far Highland has made contributions in the form of donations of over 10 million dollars.

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