It is announced that Highland Capital Management, L.P. stands out among the rest by winning the2015 HFM U.S. Hedge Fund Performance Award. Specifically, Highland’s Long/Short Healthcare Fund (HHCAX) received the award in the “40 Act fund – Equity” category. This award is giving out annually to those organizations that have surpassed their peers throughout that year. It was announced at the US Hedge Fund Performance Awards ceremony on October 22nd in New York that Highland achieved this stellar recognition.
Highland Capital is an investment management firm that is based out of Dallas, Texas. Highland has offices worldwide in New York, Seoul, and Singapore. Its associates have over $20 billion in assets under Highland’s management. This management firm was founded in 1993 by Jim Dondero and Mark Okada. Their firm specializes in credit strategies and management such as hedge funds, collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), separate accounts and long-only funds. Their client base consists of a variety of investors, ranging from corporations to foundations to government entities as well as high net-worth individuals. They recently hired Terry Jones as their new President of Institutional Products.
The success of Highland Capital Management, L.P. could not have been achieved without the right leadership. Jim Dondero brings over thirty years of experience to the firm and is an irreplaceable asset to the firms’ success. Jim used innovation to assist in accomplishments, such developing the Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) market. As a graduate with highest honors from the University of Virginia, Jim double majored in Accounting and Finance. He serves on multiple boards such as the position of Chairman of Cornerstone Healthcare, CCS Medical, MGM Studios, American Banknote and Nexbank.
Jim not only focuses his success in the professional arena but also in his philanthropic work. He supports community initiatives to enhance education as well as veteran’s affairs. Jim wants to share his passion for success in other fields that will help influence public policy for the public good. During the course of his professional career and his education, he has also become a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) as well as securing the right to use the CFA designation, Chartered Financial Analyst.
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