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Highland Capital Managemnt is Branching Out

Highland Capital Management has about $15.4 billion of assets together with its affiliates. Highland Capital Management was founded by James Dondero and Mark Okada and is one of the largest and most experienced credit managers in the world.

Highland Capital Management specializes in collateralized loan obligations, long-only funds, separate accounts, and credit hedge funds, just to name a few. Highland Capital Management also provides alternative investments such as natural resources, long-short equities, and emerging markets.

 

Highland Capital Management has a diverse client base that includes foundations, endowments, public pension plans, financial institutions, fund of funds, governments, and individuals with a high net-worth.

 

Highland Capital Management has offices in New York, Seoul, Sao Paolo, Seoul, and Singapore. They are headquartered out of Dallas, Texas.

 

Community is very important to Highland Capital Management and they are invested in not just financial donations, but they also donate their volunteerism, and provide advisory board involvement. Highland Capital Management has donated over $10 million to many different organizations all over the world and are invested in the communities where their employees live and work.

 

Highland Capital Management has closed a healthcare equity fund with $147 in capital commitments. South Korea’s National Pension Service is the anchor investor for this particular fund and it was incepted in 1988. Investors in the fund have specific objectives in the healthcare space. Highland Capital Management will be working in Asia with Stonebridge Capital, a Korean Equity firm, which will help to manage the fund.

 

This will be the first private equity fund in Asia for Highland Capital Management that is healthcare-orientated. The strategy of the fund is aligned with Highland Capital Management’s’ strategy and the investment will largely target the middle market of the healthcare companies in Asia and North America.

 

Highland Capital Management has reported over $1.5 billion in healthcare assets under management since May 2017.