Based in Dallas Texas, Highland Capital is one of the most experienced and largest alternative credit managers globally. It also maintains offices in Singapore, Seoul, London and New York. It was founded in 1993 by Mark Okada and James Dondero. The firm major in credit strategies such as collateralized loan obligations, distressed and special situations private equity, credit hedge fund, long-only funds and separate accounts . Also, Highland Capital also offers other investment opportunities including short and long equities, natural resources and emerging markets. Read this article at investopedia.com.
Highland Capital specializes in offering their clients with services such as public pension plan, fund of funds, financial institutions, corporations, endowments, foundations and high net-worth individuals. As an SEC-registered investment advisor, together with its affiliates, the firm has assets under management amounting to $17.7 billion.
The firm recently expanded to Argentina by purchasing Argentina-focused hedge fund, a firm previously managed by MBA Asset Management firm. James Dondero, one of the Highland Capital founders, started exploring Argentina with an investment purpose in 2012. He expanded the team by adding Staltari as an expert investment analyst. Having confidence in Macri finances policies, the company looked for openings beyond the sovereign unions and in 2016 began to localize its venture efforts in Argentina. Visit hcp.com to know more.
With over 20 years of expertise in alternative investment, the Portfolio and CIO Managers are accountable for positioning the top down risk and assessing possibility. They have a robust two-way dialogue between the Portfolio manager and research professionals. Their time-tested investment strategy is rooted in their capability to pinpoint mispricing through preemptive diligence strong ultimate analysis, dexterous trading and monitoring competencies. The investment team consists of industry dedicated research professionals who have an average of around 11 years of experience in investment practice. They are responsible for evaluating opportunities, reviewing existing investments and monitoring trends within the industry.
Highland Capital maintains sell-discipline, investment thesis as well as striving for alpha avoidance. The firm manages Highland Distressed Opportunities (HCD) and Highland Credit Strategy Fund (HCF). The firm is the main founding supporters of George W. Bush Presidential Center. In early 2018 the firm supported the center with $10 million in donations to back chains of public programs.