Highland Capital Management, top in the industry
Highland Capital Management, an investment management company, was founded in 1990 by partners Mark Okada and James Dondero when a joint venture was formed with the Protective Life Insurance Corporation. Based in Dallas, Texas, Highland Capital Management is rapidly expanding with offices spanning globally in London, New York City, São Paul, Seoul, and Singapore.
In the years since its creation, Highland Capital Management has become one of the leading firms in both size and experience in their field. They manage distressed investment funds as well as hedge funds.
When things began to really come together for the partnership in 1997, Mr. Okada and Mr. Dondero bought the stake that Protective Life held in PAMCO and then made Ranger Asset Management, L.P, switching the name in the next year to Highland Capital Management, L.P.
In 2000, under the careful guidance of Mr. Okada and Mr. Dondero, Highland Capital Management made some changes – establishing an investment 40 act platform, and creating their first commingled bank loan fund. In the same year, Highland Capital Management also launched a total return strategy that focused on distressed assets.
In 2004, to increase their expansion of product lines, Highland Capital Management joined in a mutual fund business. Another proof of growth was the opening of an office in Singapore in 2008 and then one in Seoul in 2011.
Highland Capital Management is an independently owned investment firm that has also partnered with other investment companies over the years. They are dedicated to bettering their clients experience with investing as well as protecting and providing safety for their capital.