For over two decades, Highland Capital Management, L.P. and their affiliates have seen roughly $18.7 billion of assets under management. The SEC-registered alternative investment advising firm was founded in 1993 by Mr. James Dondero and Mark Okada. The firm is currently headquartered in Dallas, Texas and has sister offices located in New York City, London, Seoul, Singapore and Sao Paolo. Highland Capital Management specializes in managing hedge funds and distressed investment funds and structured investment funds. Read more at Biz Journals about Highland Capital. The firm also invests in fixed income, global public equity, high yield bonds and emerging markets. Combined with their successes and experiences, Highland Capital Management is currently one of the biggest global alternative credit managers in the world.
Highland Capital Management, L.P. has a very rich philanthropic history and has donated over $10 million to charitable organizations across the globe. Read this article at PR Newswire. They are very community oriented and have provided the city of Dallas with donations that helped expand the Dallas Zoo, The Perot Museum of Nature and Science and The George W. Bush Presidential Library. Highland Capital Management and their president, James Dondero have collaborated with The Dallas Foundation and their group of philanthropic service experts to strategically manage their $3 million annual budget for charitable use. Mr. Dondero’s firm has also partnered with The Family Place to provide funding for a new shelter facility to be located near medical institutions in Dallas. By issuing a $1 million challenge grant, The Family Place organization was able to complete their campaign for the new emergency shelter.