Highland Capital Management, or HCM, is a company that first opened its doors in 1993. It was started by Mark Okada and James Dondero. Highland Capital Management is specifically an investment firm that focuses on giving its clientele the best, most accurate investment advice possible so that clients can see a markedly high rate of return with but a minimal amount of risk.
Highland Capital Management’s specialty is reported to be global credit management. HCM offers potential customers a number of products and services including credit services, separate accounts, and strategic answers and advice for both businesses and individuals in both the public and the private sector. The firm has a rep for its general expertise in the field of “global alternative credit management.” Currently SEC-registered, the firm also concentrates on specific credit strategies, collateralized loan obligations, as well as special-situation and alternative individual equity investments. Learn more about Highland Capital at Crunchbase.
Highland Capital serves the various needs of a number of different governments, businesses, foundations, high net worth people, financial institutions, and public pension plans. At press time, the Dallas, Texas-based Highland Capital Management and its various affiliates have about $15.4 billion assets under management (AUM). The firm has satellite offices around the world. Highland Capital presently has locations in such places as Sao Paulo, New York, Singapore, and even Seoul.
Highland Capital Management also has a noteworthy record of community service. They regularly give back to the cities in which their many staff members live and work. In addition to that, the firm works hard to effect social change via monetary contributions, volunteerism, and the providing specific advisory services to both charitable and international organizations. James Dondero and the employees of HCM continually make themselves available to the locals.
Not too long ago, in fact, Highland Capital Management chose to step up its game regarding philanthropic contributions. The business is now giving back even more to the communities in which they are ensconced. Highland Capital is working to be one of the top charitable contributors to several different non-profit organizations within the Dallas vicinity.
With the help of such company employees as Linda Owen, this goal more recently became a reality. Since Owen was brought on to the staff, the investment firm has contributed at least $3 million to different charitable organizations within the Dallas area. In the past 13 years, Highland Capital Management has donated at least $10 million to numerous local charities. Read more at bloomberg.com.