The Oxford Club is an international network of private investors that scour the globe for the most lucrative opportunities among the vast array found in the world’s markets. They have grown steadily over the years and now number more than 157,000 members in 131 countries. They have assembled a talented team of researchers and market analysts who produce high-level financial products that help their members build top performing portfolios.
The primary products that they create are investing newsletters such as their flagship Oxford Communique which provides detailed market analysis as well as trading opportunities. They also deliver a wide range of trading services so that their members can have access to experts within any given segment such as income-generating strategies. Members can get a professional’s view on the best dividend stocks to own as one example.
There are three distinct membership levels available with The Oxford Club and they are Premier Membership, Director’s Circle Membership, and the Chairman’s Circle Membership. Each offers access to their market experts with varying levels of content in different price ranges.
The strategies employed by The Oxford Club enable them to prosper in all market conditions. They are well prepared for market downturns as they happen regularly and their plans have this circumstance baked into the recipe. They also have the knowledge and skills to outperform the markets while lowering risk as well. The significant advantage that their products give members can lead to life-changing wealth.
Another valuable feature that The Oxford Club provides is their educational resource called Investment U. Members can sharpen their financial knowledge with courses, videos, and conferences to give them every chance at market success. A free e-letter is also available at Investment U and gives insights into the market’s top stories.
The origins of The Oxford Club were a small network of investors who joined together looking for the best opportunities around the world. Suitably, despite their strong growth, networking is still a primary way that members profit as they gather to compare notes at club events. This can help them realize the best opportunities at an early stage which is critical for investing success.
Highland Capital Management was founded in 1993 as an alternative investment management company. It is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and, as a global investor, has other offices located in London, Singapore, Sao Paulo, Seoul, and New York City. It is a privately held company and was co-founded by Mark Okada and James Dondero. Both co-founders continue to serve at the company, Dondero as President and Okada as Chief Investment Officer.
Collateralized Loan Obligations (CLO) is the asset class that Highland Capital Management pioneered in when it was founded. Their success in CLOs led to the company investing in other alternative assets such as credit hedge funds, emerging markets, long-only credit funds, and distressed private equity funds. Highland Capital Management has many clients including public pension funds, endowments, corporations, and high-net worth individuals. By providing superior returns, value, and unique financial products Highland Capital Management has become a leader in the alternative investing industry.
Philanthropy has always been at the heart of Highland Capital Management. The company has provided financial assistance to a variety of causes including veterans and their families, people lacking healthcare, educations causes, and community building. In order to better manage the philanthropy that the company provides and make sure it is having maximum impact, in June 2016 they brought in Linda Owen who has extensive experience in the nonprofit world. She has been a longtime Dallas civic leader, including serving as President of The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation. Highland Capital Management provides more than $3 million a year in charitable donations which she will now direct in the most efficient ways.
Among the specific nonprofits that the company provides funding to is The Center for Brain Health, Uplift Education, the American Heart Association, the George W. Bush Presidential Library, the Dallas Zoo, and many other local and national organizations. The leadership at Highland Capital Management also provides their skills and services to nonprofits by serving on their boards, such as James Dondero serving on the Advisory Board for Southern Methodist University’s Tower Scholars Program. This program is educating the business leaders of tomorrow.