Highland Capital is one of the largest global alternative credit managers in the United States. Over the years, Highland Capital has partnered and invested with a variety companies on various projects. It is estimated that the company has approximately $14 billion dollars in assets under their management. It all started in January of 1990. Read this article at investopedia.com. Two men, James Dondero and Mark Okada, both business partners, had a vision. Together, the two men, purchased Protective’s Life’s stake and formed Ranger Assets Management, a company created to assist people with credit strategies, credit hedge funds, and other various accounts. Later that year, the decided to change the company’s name to Highland Financial Management. Since then, Highland Capital has produced some amazing financial feats. In 2000, highland launched its first bank loan fund, that same year, in the year 2000, Highland established a investment 40 Act Platform, in 2004, Highland entered the mutual fund business, and in 20008 and 2011, Highland opened two international offices in Singapore and Seoul.
Today, Highland Capital Management is headquartered in Dallas, TX where they are still trying to find ways to expand their brand. Highland holds a philosophy that their responsibility is to “Produce consistent, above average returns by applying time-tested principles of investing and maintaining discipline around capital preservation while targeting an appropriate risk/return balance in our portfolios. Our focus is on strategies and asset classes where we feel we can add significant value to the investor by either providing unique access to an asset class or unique expertise or skill to the investment process.” Visit hcp.com to know more.