Highland Capital Management is a registered Securities and Exchange Commission investment advisor. It was co-founded in 1993 by Mark Okada and James Dondero. Highland Capital Management is the leading and most experienced credit managers globally. Highland mainly specializes in offering credit facilities.
The credit facilities include credit hedge funds, loan obligations based on collateral(CLO), private equity and also long-only funds. Highland also specializes in offering alternative investments. This includes upcoming markets and also either long or short equities.
The Highland Capital Management client base is diversified, which leads to its high annual profit despite changing economic trends been experienced globally. Its customer base includes financial institutions, government, high net-worth individuals, corporations, and public pension plans.
Apart from investing in the financial markets, Highland Capital Capital also pays back to the community where their employees live and work. It also supports the local community organizations and the non-profit making organizations by mostly financing their activities. Apart from the financing, it also offers advisory services and volunteering services to the organizations not only in their community but the whole world as a whole.
According to Nasdaq, Highland Capital Management also focuses on investing in programs mostly concerned with education, healthcare and also its members’ initiatives in the society. In June 2016, James Dondero, the President of Highland Capital teamed up with Linda Owen, Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation, former president, due to the increasing spending on charitable activities.It has invested more than 10 million dollars to organizations all over the world since 2005.
Highland Capital has affiliates which include; NexPoint Advisors, Nexpoint capital, Highland Brasil, Nexpoint Residential Trust and also Acis Capital Management. Nexpoint Residential Trust deals with real estate.
Highland Brasil specializes in investment opportunities in the emerging markets. Acis Capital Management deals with CLO management and CLO investing and has 3.5 billion dollars under management. Nexpoint advisors deal with hedging risks.
Nexpoint Capital provides investors with opportunities due to change in healthcare of a nation.Together, Highland and its affiliates manage about 15.4 billion dollars of assets.
Highland Capital Management headquarters are located in dallas, Texas. It also has offices situated in New York, Sao Paulo, Seoul, and Singapore.