Highland Capital Management is a global alternative credit manager company which offers a variety of credit-oriented products and also credit strategies to its customers. The firm was founded in 1993. James Dondero, who is the co-founder and president have an adequate experience in the equity and credit market. He started off as an analyst while in the Morgan Guaranty training program. Mark Okada who is the co-founder and chief investment officer is responsible for all investment activities done by the firm.
Currently, Highland manages assets worth approximately $15.4 billion. The company has offered solutions in alternative investments for over 20 years. The firm has a diversified client base all rooted in the credit market. Some of the credit strategies the firm specializes in include:
Long-only funds and separate accounts
Credit hedge funds
Collateralized loan obligations
Highland Capital also offers other alternative investments such as natural resources and emerging markets. Through the application of time-tested principles of investments, the firm can produce consistent returns.
Other companies with an urgent need of capital have gotten assistance from Highland Capital as the firm has invested in the distressed middle market. Some of the companies the firm has been involved in include:
Telecommunication and Media
The firm also offers alternative equity strategies. The strategies are focused on bringing back low-risk returns to the company as well as other investors. Through disciplined investment approach, the firm can generate good performance throughout different markets. The funds generated are also known as low beta equity investments.
Highland has also invested in the healthcare market. The firm delivers expertise in this sector whereby it manages assets worth more than $2 billion through fixed loans assets and income. The company has experience in managing both long and short books. It is through the proven track record of the company in the healthcare sector that more investors have full trust while working with Highland Capital Management.
Highland has also invested in the community whereby it is committed to impacting a change through donations to the local community and other nonprofit organizations within the community. The community welfare is among the top agendas emphasized by the firm. The firm works on uplifting the living standards of the community and people in need.