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Highland Capital Management Founder Dondero Reveals Fund Value

Highland Capital Management LP has just submitted its 13F quarterly report that is set to be officially released on March 2nd. The United States firm, which is a holding for a hedge fund, has revealed that it holds a portfolio value of 3.42 billion, a surprising 1.49 billion decrease from its previously quarterly report. The firm holds nearly 15 billion in assets under its management, with an equity exposure of just under 23%.

Highland Capital Management is led by President and co-founder James Dondero, headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The firm is an innovative pioneer of Collateralized Loan Obligation markets that has made the road to investing more feasible for retail and institutional investors. As founder and president, Jim Dondero has been at the forefront of the Management firms’ largest moves this year, including selling out its assets in Spdr Series Trust, Nexpoint Cr Strategies Fd, Mckesson Corp, Envision Healthcare Hldgs In and Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs.

Dondero, who is a Certified Management Accountant with over three decades worth of experience in equity markets, found Highland Capital Management back in 1993. The company he founded provides numerous offerings for clients including Hedge funds, private equity funds, mutual funds, and ETF’s. Before finding Highland Capital Management, he started at the Morgan Guaranty training program back in 1984 before becoming a Corporate Bond Analyst and Portfolio Manager at American Express from 1985 to 1989. Jim’s last step till finding Highland Capital Management was Chief Investment Officer at the GIC subsidiary of Protective Life, creating an impressive 2 billion dollar portfolio in nearly four years.

James Dondero is a graduate of the University of Virginia with degrees in Accounting and Finance, achieving highest honors from the McIntire School of Commerce. In addition, Jim is also a Chairman CCS Medical, Cornerstone Healthcare, and Nexbank, as well as board member for MGM Studios and American Banknote. Jim is also a huge philanthropist, providing generous donations to areas such as veteran’s affairs, education, and public policy. It is safe to say that Dondero has made all the right moves thus far with the experience and honors necessary to steer Highland Capital Management in the right direction.

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