Highland Capital Management is an investment adviser and is registered with SEC. HCM together with its affiliates has around US$15.4 billion of assets managing by their team of professionals and experts. Founded in 1993 by Mark Okada and James Dondero, Highland is one of the most experienced, largest and international alternative credit managers.
It specialized in credit strategies, including long-only separate accounts and funds, credit hedge funds, special situation and distressed private equity, and CLOs. Highland also provides alternative investments, plus emerging markets, short or long equities, and different type of natural resources. The diversified client base of HCM includes foundations, endowments, public pension plans, financial institutions, corporations, high net-worth and governments individuals. With headquarter in Dallas, Texas, Highland also maintains different branch offices in Sao Paolo, Singapore, New York, and Seoul.
HCM believes that community matters and they invest not just in financial market but way beyond that. They proudly invested in different communities where their employees work and live, and are committed making a difference through advisory board involvement, financial donations, and volunteerism to both national nonprofit organizations and local community organizations. Since 2005, HCM along with its partners have committed around US$10 million to organizations across the world, and that’s because Highland Capital Management is a worker-owned hedge fund manager.
HCM primarily manages accounts for joint investment vehicles. It caters to investment companies, banks, pension plans, foundations, insurance companies, and individuals who are the richest one in this world. The firm manages separately managed accounts, mutual funds, structured investment vehicles, and different type of hedge funds. HCM also invests in the fixed income, public equity and hedging markets around the world.
Highland Capital Management usually invests in high yield bonds, structured products, and leveraged loans. It employs a basic research-driven value-oriented move to make its investments user-friendly and easily accessible for the end user. The company formerly was also known as Protective Asset Management Company. Highland Capital was based in Dallas and founded in 1993. And due to the hard work and dedication of its employees, Highland Capital Management has more than five branch office in different part of the world and growing.