Highland Capital Management is a credit management investment firm that is based in Dallas Texas. However it has a number of other office locations in Singapore, Brazil, South Korea and New York. As a result it is able to help serve investors in all areas of the world. This firm offers a wide range of investment products and services which allow investors to take advantage of a number of opportunities to meet their financial needs. With Highland Capital, investors can take advantage of a number of products such short/long term equity securities, high yield credit securities and also distressed securities. Investors can also take advantage of emerging market securities, health care companies and real estate.
The firm has existed for over two decades and has therefore established itself as one of the top firms in the world in terms of managing credit securities. In 1990 the firm was founded as Protective Life Insurance Corporation by James Dondero and Mark Okada. These two individuals would specialize in offering fixed income securities to investors. However they would expand the firm to offer financial advisory and therefore meet the needs of individual investors in terms of general investing. They would rename the firm Protective Asset Management and then Highland Capital Management.
Dondero is one of the co founders of Highland Capital Management. For over three decades he has been very active in the financial industry and has helped build the firm into a leading finance company. With his company, Dondero has been able to meet the needs of investors with a wide range of finance products and services. After graduating college he began working in the field and held a variety of positions. By the beginning of the 1990’s, Dondero decided to start up his own investment firm in order meet the needs of investors and take advantage of market trends.
Like a number of business professionals, James Dondero has his own unique background that led to him reaching his current level of success. He first went to college in order to learn about finance and how the markets work. After completing college he would then get an entry level job in the field at an investment firm. This initial experience helped lead him to advance his career to top positions such as investment officer. He would then begin his own firm in order to experience more professional success and reach his own personal goals. When he is not working, James makes a number of charitable contributions to causes such as improving public policy, funding education and also contributing to veterans’ causes.
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