Highland Capital Management, L.P. is an internationally known firm that specializes in offering investment advisory and alternative credit management services. Established 24 years ago by Mark Okada and James Dondero, the company has since grown to acquire several affiliate companies, generating a net worth of not less than $15 billion in the process. The company has also opened offices in other states such as New York and foreign offices in Brazil, the Republic of Singapore, and Seoul. The firm is currently an undisputed leader in the global financial market.
2016 Market Achievements
According to the information filed by Highland Capital Management with the Securities and Exchange Commission towards the end of 2016, the company registered a total market value of $1.8 million. The company’s investments in sectors such as energy and technology recorded gains of more than 22 percent each, with others such as financials and healthcare, gaining by slightly less than 20 percent.
Last year was a good year for Highland Fund Advisors, a subsidiary company of HCM. The subsidiary company saw its Highland iBoxx Senior Loan ETF given an SNLN listing in the Nasdaq Stock Market. As a sign of honor, the company management team were invited to a celebration party at Nasdaq Marketsite along 43rd & Broadway, Times Square on 12th October 2016. During the occasion, CIO Mark Okada rang the closing bell.
Last month Highland Capital Management was seeking to hire a new Client Portfolio Manager. In a job advert that the company released last month, the new officer will be in charge of Highland portfolio management teams. His main responsibility will be to source for new investors and to build a stronger relationship between the company and the already existing investors.
In the spirit of improving its employees’ living conditions, Highland Capital Management has been investing heavily in terms of time and resources to its immediate community. Over the years, the company has built a legacy of volunteerism in community empowerment programs. For the last decade, the company has made financial donations to local and international charitable movements to the tune of $10 million.