People have come to terms with the reality that the future is uncertain and have included investment at the top of their priority list. The mushrooming of capital management firms have been witnessed over time due to rise in demand for their services. Highland Capital has not been left out in this race to serve the needs of the investors. In fact, the firm is in operation for the sole purpose of managing its investors’ assets. It has performed excellently to the extent of gaining worldwide recognition for giving its clients advice on how to make sound investment decisions.
Highland Capital was founded in 1993 by James Dondero and Mark Okada. Its headquarters are based in Dallas, Texas, but also has offices in New York, Singapore, Brazil, and Seoul. It is a certified investment adviser and ranks as one of the most prolific and experienced alternative credit manager in the world. The reputable firm has about $18 billion worth of assets under its powerful arm of management.
Highland Capital streamlines in a number of financial strategies. It is mainly renowned for specializing in credit strategies that encompass managing long-term funds, separate accounts, hedge funds, private equity, and collateral loan obligations. Moreover, it has presently expanded its reach into long and short equities, natural resources, and emerging markets.
The institution’s clients come from diverse backgrounds. Unlike other financial institutions with limitations on who can seek their services, Highland Capital does not alienate any of them. Among their customers are corporations, pension schemes, governments, endowment funds, financial institutions and individuals with high net-worth.
Appreciating the community is not only a requirement but also an obligation to Highland Capital. The firm prides itself in giving back to the community where its employees live and work. It volunteers in community building and donates to charitable organizations both locally and at the national level. To the firm, making a difference in the society is one of the core objectives. The initiative was commenced over a decade ago.
Highland Capital has high-performing affiliates at global levels. It has ventured into the healthcare sector in Asia, which marks a major investment industry with over a 15 years impeccable track record. Besides, it runs other conglomerates in energy, real estate, and financial institutions, which generated a 32% return for its investors in 2016.