Highland Capital Management is an investment firm that is centered in Dallas, Texas. Recently, in news, The Highland Healthcare Fund has recently received the 2015 US Hedge Fund Performance Award for providing excellence to all clients looking for advice. Co-founder as well as President of Highland Capital Management, James Dondero, stated that this is a true testament of how hard Jim and his team has been working in order to provide excellent service to clients.
Highland Capital Management is an investment firm that has success over the years and currently holds over $20 billion in assets. This company, thanks to Jim Dondero, has been thriving for over 20 years ever since the company was founded in 1993 on the basis to provide credit globally. This investment firm was founded in Dallas, Texas and still resides there as the headquarters is located in Dallas. In addition to this, other locations of Highland Capital Management include the facilities in New York, Singapore, Sao Paolo, as well as Seoul.
The branch of the Highland Capital Management that gained the most notable success is the Highland Funds branch that is an investment branch that is geared more towards those who are interested in investing, yet want a lower risk. This enables those who are interested in investing, yet are not a part of the one percent, to invest 2,500 dollars with a low risk. James Dondero founded this section as a way of appealing to the masses rather than the one percentors.
James Dondero holds over 30 years of experience in the business world. Mr. Dondero graduated from the University of Virginia in a degree in accounting and finance. With these new founded skills, James Dondero was able to set himself apart in order to build an empire within the investment industry.
After graduating from University, Mr. Dondero continued on by becoming a Certified Management Accountant as well as a Chartered Financial Analyst. These are both titles and honors that do not come easily and demonstrates Mr. Dondero’s strong work ethic as well as intelligence. After finding success with Highland Capital Management, Mr. Dondero pursued other ambitions such as being involved with MGM Studios as well as American Banknote. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for both of these companies. In addition to this, Mr. Dondero is also the Chairman for numerous healthcare and medical corporations that are dedicated to give back to the community.