Highland Capital Management (HCM) L.P. is an SEC-registered investment consultant which, together with its other affiliates, has about eighteen billion us dollars of assets under administration. HCM is one of the biggest and most knowledgeable global substitutes of credit managers. This firm focuses on credit strategies. For instance credit hedge funds, separate accounts, long-only and distressed and special situations private equity and collateralized loan obligations (CLOs).
Also, HCM offers substitute investments, which include emerging markets, natural resources, and long/short equities. Highland has a diversified clientele base which includes public pension plans, endowments, foundations, corporations, governments, fund of funds, financial institutions, as well as high-net-worth individuals. This company has its headquarters in Dallas, Texas and other offices in Seoul, Singapore, New York and Sao Paulo. HCB is an associate of Highland Capital Management and controls the extensive credit experience of HCM finance and the attractive credit strategies in the evolving Markets.
James Dondero is among the founders and Chair of HCM (Highland Capital Management). He has over 30 years of practice in the equity and credit markets, focused mainly on high-yield and distressed investments. Since its inception in the year 1993, HCM has always been an inventor in the expansion of Collateralized Loan Obligation market as well as developing credit-oriented results for retail and institutional investors globally. The award winning product offers hedge funds, institutional separate accounts, REITs and ETFs, CLOs, private equity funds and mutual funds. James Dondero is active philanthropically. He supports initiatives in veteran’s affairs, education and public policy.
Before joining HCM, Dondero facilitated the building of GIC; a subsidiary of Protective Life since inception to over two billion us dollars in AUM from 1989 to 1993. From1985 to 1989, he was a Corporate Bond Analyst and Portfolio Manager at American Express. He began his profession as an analyst in 1984 in the Morgan Guaranty training program. He graduated from the University of Virginia with uppermost honors from the McIntire School of Commerce with majors in Financing and Accounting. In addition, he is a fully Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and has also earned the right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) title.