Established in 1993, Highland Capital is an investment advisory firm registered with the Security Exchange Commission. At the present time, Highland Capital manages about $15.4 billion in assets for a broad spectrum of clients.
Highland Capital was founded by James Dondero and Mark Okada. At the present time, the firm is deemed to be one of the largest as well as most experienced global alternative credit managers operating today. Highland Capital Management focuses credit strategies that include credit hedge funds, and long-only funds and separate accounts. The firm also utilizes investment strategies for clients that include distressed and special-situation private equity. Finally, the firm also pursues collateralized loan obligations or CLOs for clients as well.
Highland Capital has garnered a reputation for successfully offering its clients alternative investments that include those in emerging markets. The firm also offers clients opportunities in long/short equities, and natural resources.
Highland Capital is known for its diversified client base. Examples of Highland Capital clients are public pension plans, endowments, foundations, corporations, fund of funds, financial institutions, and governments. The firm also manages the investments of high net-worth families and individuals globally.
Highland is based in Dallas, Texas. The firm also maintains offices in other cities, including in New York, Sao Paolo, Singapore, and Seoul. Highland Capital truly maintains a global presence.
In addition to being a leader in the investment management arena, Highland Capital is also a player in the realm of community involvement and in the financial support of charitable endeavors. Team members at Highland Capital take a hands-on approach to community involvement, donating their time and energy to worthwhile projects.
Highland Capital has donated over $10 million to different organizations, programs, and projects over the course of the past year. These include donations made to worthwhile projects around the globe during this time period. Highland Capital has made it clear that the firm intends to maintain its commitment to supporting these types of endeavors into the future.