The Release on Highland Capital Management’s New Award, and What it Was All About

This year, Highland Capital Management, L.P. is celebrating it’s win of the 2015 HFM US Hedge Fund Performance Award. This award is a great accomplishment for the Highland Capital Management, L.P. company. Highland is thankful for all the people who work for them, they know that their success relies on the people who work for them and the clients that they get too. Highland Capital Management’s Highland Long/Short Healthcare Fund is the sector of the company that won the award, the Highland Long/Short Healthcare Fund is managed by Michael Gregory with the assistance of his expert team. They won the 2015 HFM US Hedge Fund Performance Award using the “40 Act fund – equity” section.

The award winning would not have happened if it had not been for the team at Highland Capital Management, Michael Gregory and Highland Capital Management, L.P.’s experience and knowledge coming from many years of dealing with investments. Having over $20 billion in assets, Highland Capital Management has experts that are talented when it comes to managing investments.

History of Highland Capital Management, L.P.

1993 was the year that Highland Capital Management was first founded by James Dondero and Mark Okada. After they built the business up from the ground, they helped it to grow through various strategies and with a goal of coming out on top, in the business industry in terms of handling investments. Now, Highland Capital Management has a new way of doing things, their new main focus is to focus on credit strategies. Fund of funds, credit hedge funds and long only funds and separate accounts are just some of the different types of credit strategies that Highland Capital Management works with.

Some of the investments that they do are called alternative investments, these investment types are kind of new to Highland Capital Management, L.P., and now Highland is able to take care of investments to do with emerging markets, natural resources and long/short term equities. Highland Capital Management now has offices that are conveniently located at some really great places, such as Dallas, New York, Singapore, Sao Paolo and Seoul. This is what makes them able to handle so many different types of clients, such as financial institutions, public pension plans, foundations and fund of funds.

The James Dondero Life and Career

In his past, James Dondero has worked for many different companies, some of those companies include CCS Medical, Nexbank and Cornerstone Healthcare, at these businesses, James, also known as Jim, was a chairman for the companies. Right now, Jim works at Highland Capital Management, American Banknote and MGM Studios right now, at American Banknote and MGM Studios, James is a board member and at Highland, he is the co-founder and president.

30 years of James’s life has been spent training to become go with things such as credit and equity markets that are to do with high-yield and distressed types of investments. Just some of the great things that are part of Jim’s life now are working with public policy, veteran’s affairs and some things that have to do with education.

To see the original release, go here.

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