Highland Capital Management is an investment adviser and asset management firm. Highland Capital Management is registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Highland Capital Management was founded by James Dondero and Mark Okada in 1993. At the present time, the firm manages about $15.4 billion in assets under management.
During its years in operation, Highland Capital Management has garnered the reputation for being one of the most respected global alternative credit managers in business. The firm is one of the largest of its kind in this field.
Highland Capital Management specializes in different credit strategies, that include both credit hedge funds and long-only funds and separate accounts. Other credit strategies utilized by Highland Capital Management include distressed and special-situation private equity as well as collateralized loan obligations, also known as CLOs.
Highland Capital Management also provides opportunities for different types of alternative investments for its clients. These include emerging markets, long-short equities, and different natural resources.
Highland Capital Management has a large, diversified client base. Clients of the firm include public pension plans, foundations, and endowments. The client list at Highland Capital Management also includes corporations, financial institutions, and fund of funds. The firm also manages accounts for governments, and high net-worth individuals and families.
Highland Capital Management is based in Dallas. The firm maintains offices in other cities around the world, including New York and Sao Paolo. The firm also has offices in Singapore, and Seoul.
In addition to its asset management and investment advising efforts on behalf of clients the firm is also heavily involved in supporting the efforts of nonprofit organizations of different types. Over the course of the past dozen years, Highland Capital Management has donated over $10 million to worthy endeavors in different communities around the planet. In addition, the team at Highland Capital Management directly is involved in volunteering their time for worthy projects.