James Dondero Develops a Leading Global Alternative Credit Manager

1:59 am on January 7, 2017

Highland Capital Management is focused on global alternative credit management. It was founded in 1990 by James Dondero and Mark Okada. The company pursues various investment strategies related to high yield credit, structured products, distressed and special situations, long/short equity, health care industry, emerging markets, and real estate investing. Learn more about James Dandero: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160608006430/en/James-Dondero-Teams-Dallas-Civic-Leader-Linda

Highland Funds are part of the company. Together with affiliates, over $15 billion is managed. The clients include public pension funds, foundations, endowments, financial institutions, corporations, governments, funds of funds, and wealthy individuals.

The range of funds managed includes equity and fixed income funds, alternative funds, and exchange-traded funds. Headquartered in Dallas, Highland Capital Management has offices in New York, Singapore, Seoul, and Sao Paulo.

According to PR NewWire, James Dondero, one of the founders, possesses over 30 years of experience involving equity and credit markets.

In 1985, he joined American Express as a corporate bond analyst, and eventually became a portfolio manager of $1 billion in fixed income products. Finally, before founding his own company, Dondero was a Chief Investment Officer at a subsidiary of Protective Life. Under his leadership, the assets under management grew to $2 billion. Mr. Dondero also holds CMA and CFA certifications.

Back in 2014, Highland Capital Management was awarded a 5-star designation by Morningstar for Global Allocation. The same year, its Healthcare Long/Short Equity Fund was ranked at the top.

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