Highland Capital Management is an investment firm based in Dallas, Texas. The firm has a number of locations in New York City and in other places in the world such as Brazil, Singapore and South Korea. This firm specializes in offering collateralized loan obligations. Highland Capital Management has been known to be one of the leading firms when it comes to helping investors better manage their debt with credit backed securities. It also helps investors with things such as asset management, wealth management, and advisory. As well as offering a wide range of services, Highland Capital also provides hedge funds and private equity securities to investors as well. Over the last twenty plus years, Highland Capital Management has established itself as one of the leading financial services firms in the world.
When the firm first started out, it was one that specialized in providing life insurance. During the first two years of the firm’s existence, it provided policies that would help individuals and families get coverage for death benefits. While the firm was quite successful in its early years, co founders James Dondero and Mark Okada wanted to expand the firm. By the year 1993, the firm would begin offering a wider range of services that would help investors more easily manage their assets. During the second half of the 1990’s decade, the firm would begin to provide financial advisory, wealth management and asset management in an effort to meet the ever growing needs of both individual and institutional investors.
The firm Highland Capital Management provides assistance to a number of types of investors. One of the main investors that the firm serves are institutional investors. These include corporations and government organizations. Highland Capital provides counseling and financial management to corporations that are looking to invest in thing such as hedge funds, private equity securities and debt backed securities. The firm also helps government entities that are looking to get help with managing these investment options as well. Along with providing assistance to institutional investors, the firm also helps individuals as well. Highland Capital provides wealth management and advisory to individuals and pension fund investors.