Highland Capital Management is an Investment consultancy firm that has its headquarters in Dallas Texas. This company was established in the year 1990 as a partnership between James Dondero, Mark Okada, and Protective Life Insurance Corporation. Combined with its associates, this company has assets that exceed 15.4 billion under its management as of the close of the 2016 financial year. Highland Capital has specialized in providing diverse credit strategies to its clients; these services range from advising its clients on the investment opportunities in various hedge funds to Collateral Loan Obligation services. The firm has a diverse customer base that includes Financial institutions wealthy individuals and even certain governments. What sets Highland Capital management aside from its competitors Is their capability to provide other investment securities for its clients that include stakes in emerging markets.
Highland Capital was amongst the pioneers of the provision of alternative credit managers. Over the past 20 years, the firm has developed to one of the leading and most experienced credit managers across the globe. Also, the company has evolved from specializing in fixed income markets to the current investments in emerging markets and natural resources.
Since providing consistent results to its clients is paramount, Highland Capital management has been utilizing tested investment principles to make sure its clients get above optimum returns on investments. This goes hand in hand with capital preservation which is aimed at maximizing profits while balancing individuals’ portfolios.
Corporate social responsibility is one factor the company hasn’t neglected. This is evident by the significant investments the company has made in communities and other organizations where their staff work and live. They achieve this by volunteering and availing financial donations.
Healthcare has been one of the sectors Highland Capital Management has been investing in. The firm’s commitment to better healthcare has received a significant boost with the launch of a $147 million fund in conjunction with South Koreas NPS.
When it comes to performance, Highland Capital Management has been exceptional. This was commemorated on October 12th, 2016 when the company was invited to Nasdaq Market site to celebrate the enlisting of Highland’s Senior Loan electronic fund transfer.