Highland Capital Investment Under James David Dondero
Financial management remains to be a complex and sensitive field in business. Especially where large sums of money are involved, managing these funds can be a tough nut to crack. Small companies, also known as micro enterprises, more often find themselves in a quagmire of sorts. Without proper financial management, they are faced with a stern dilemma that can literary and eventually drive their company to the ground. Companies like Highland Capital Management come to the rescue of these small micro enterprises and offer them start up fund to better manage their financial situations. Their primary investment channels include public equity and fixed income. These are crucial areas in financial management and can either make or break a company.
Since its establishment in 1993, Highland Capital Investment has been a forerunner in the development and advancement of Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) market and also in coming up with credit-oriented solutions for retail investors and also institutional shareholders worldwide. Some of their groundbreaking products have changed the way finances are viewed among companies. They include CLOs, mutual funds, institutional separate accounts, just to mention a few. These products are a true testament to Highland Capital Investments ingenuity and witty considerations in the face of the turmoil the financial markets go through.
Mr. James David Dondero, popularly referred to as Jim, CMA, CFA, CPA, is the Co – Founder, President, Portfolio Manager and Overall Managing Partner of Highland Capital Management (HCM). He now lives in Dallas Texas. Mr. Dondero has an accumulated experience of over 30 years in the credit and equity markets, dedicated to distress investing. With such an enormous experience, he is considered a gem in the financial world at large. Additionally Mr. Jim Dondero is the chairman of Cornerstone Healthcare, CCS Medical, Nexbank and NexPoint Residential Trust, where he serves on the board of directors. What’s more he serves as a member of the council of American Banknote and MGM Studios
Aside from having a high position in the society, Mr. Dondero is an extremely active philanthropist who supports initiatives in education, veteran associations and public policy. He has helped build a subsidiary of Protective life from its early stages to more than $ 2 billion in AUM between 1989 and 1993. He was a corporate bond analyst, then portfolio manager at American Express. In 1984, he began his career as an analyst at the Morgan Guaranty Training Program. His success is attributed to his sharp mind; this is a fact since he graduated from the University of Virginia with highest honors that is Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi; from the McIntyre School of Commerce he was able to scoop two majors, one in Accounting and the other in Finance. In addition to all this he is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and has earned the privilege of using the Chattered Financial Analyst (CFA) title.
Highland Capital Investment is making headway when it comes to financial security. As its motto states, experienced, disciplined and bold it goes without saying that they are in it for the long run. In providing financial solutions, they are simply the best.