Headquartered in Dallas, Texas and founded in 1993 by James Dondero and Mark Okada, Highland Capital Management L.P. serves a very diverse clientele. Among the extensive list: public pension plans, foundations, endowments, corporations, financial institutions, fund of funds, governments, and high net-worth individuals. Specializing in alternative investments strategies, Highland Capital has grown to over $15 billion in current assets under management.
Among their many fund offerings,one has recently been getting the most attention getting, and for good reason. The Small Cap Equity Offering had almost tripled the S&P 500 and garnered a 32% gain in 2016. Now Highland Capital and their Small Cap Equity fund are looking forward to 2017 and the many opportunities and potential pitfalls. Particularly, the group was bullish on some new developments in the Healthcare sector as two new players have emerged in the fight against opioid addiction.
Other areas of opportunity were seen in the Real Estate and Energy Sectors. Multifamily housing has seen strong year over year performances as well as investors being generally bullish on the possibility of new pipeline agreements.
Among Highland Capital’s business dedication is their dedication to the community. Taking community and corporate social responsibility, Highland Capital and it’s partners have committed over $10 million worldwide since 2005. Many of these initiatives are focused on local communities and veteran’s affairs.
Although based in Texas, Highland Capital has branches worldwide, including: New York, Sao Paolo, Singapore, and Seoul. To find out more visit www.highlandcapital.com. Highland Capital Management L.P. is an investment adviser registered by the Securities Exchange Commission.