Highland Capital Management has many affiliates. It is a firm that manages investments and specializes in credit strategies that involve private equity, hedge funds, and CLOs. It focuses on offering alternatives to investments such as purchase and use of natural resources, short term and long term equities and emerging markets. Highland Capital Management headquarters in Dallas together with all its affiliates have assets that they manage that sum up to about 15.4 billion dollars.
Mark Okada and James Dondero founded Highland Capital Management in 1993. It has a team of experts who have helped it grow to a top notch alternative credit investment management firm. Due to the wide scope of areas they cover, their clients are from different fields. Some of their clients include financial institutions, governments, renowned and high net worth people, pension companies, private and public organizations among others. Apart from the office in Dallas, they have other offices in Singapore, Seoul, New York City, and Sao Paolo.
The community is an essential figure at Highlands Capital Management. They focus on investing and giving in the areas where their employees work and live as well. They donate towards the organizations in local communities through volunteering themselves for community work, involvement by the board of directors and finances. The cash they give out annually to donations has grown to over 3 million dollars annually.
In 2016, the firm, through its expertise made beneficial investments in partnerships in the oil industry when prices had dropped. This emerged as almost half of their returns the same year after the oil prices went up. Morningstar which is an investment management and research firm has rated the Highlands Capital Management with 4 stars, due to its outstanding performance.
The firm focusses on making investments using strategies and principles that have been tested a duration of time. Calculated risks are taken as appropriate strategies are used to provide significant returns through the discipline of capital preservation. The managers at Highlands Capital Management apply their expert skills and give exclusive access to clients during the process of making an investment in order to get the maximum benefits.
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