An SEC investment advisor known as Highland Capital Management has about $15.4 billion in assets in conjunction with its affiliates. Highland Capital Management was founded by James Dondero and Mark Okada in 1993 and is now one of the most experienced and largest global credit managers. Highland Capital Management handles credit hedge funds, separate accounts, credit strategies, and loan obligations, to name a few. They also provide alternative investments including natural resources, and emerging markets, to name a few examples.
The client of Highland Capital Management is primarily made up of endowments, corporations, foundations, public pension plans, and fund of funds, governments, financial institutions, and individuals with a high net-worth. Highland Capital Management is based out of Dallas, Texas and has its offices stationed in Sao Paolo, Singapore, Seoul, and New York.
Community is very important to Highland Capital Management and the company stays very involved in good causes. They invest financially as well as through volunteerism and advisory board involvement. Highland Capital Management proudly invests in the very communities where their employees live and work and are very committed to making their mark in a positive way. Highland Capital Management has made generous donations to both local and national organizations and since 2005 have committed over $10 million to various organizations all over the world.
Highland Capital Management has recently closed a healthcare equity fund with a total of $147 million in capital commitments. The primary investor of the fund is South Korea’s National Pension Service and it was incepted in 1998.
Highland Capital Management will work with Stonebridge Capital in Asia and the strategy developed with their partners is aligned with the interests of Highland Capital Management. North America and Asia are the main targets of the fund and there are more than $1.5 billion in healthcare assets under management.