Highland Capital Management was co-founded by James Dondero. His experience of more than 30 years within the credit and equity markets made him uniquely qualified to found and help lead a business such as Highland Capital Management. He helped found the company in 1993 and has lead the way in the fields of Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) as well as several other fields within his business.
Beyond his work with Highland Capital Management, James Dondero is also heavily involved with many other businesses and corporations as well. He is currently a chairman of Cornerstone Healthcare, CCS Medical and Nexbank. He is also currently a board member of American Banknote and MGM Studios. Beyond his many business endeavors, Dondero is also involved with many charities and works closely with organizations that support education, veteran’s affairs and public policy.
The company focuses on global alternative credit managers and has become known worldwide for this overwhelming success. Some of this amazing success has to do with the fact that this business constantly seeks new opportunities and has expanded to include new services and ventures several times. The continued expansion is a good thing in terms of what benefits they have to offer those they do business with.
Since its founding in 1993, the company has expanded in several different ways. The company currently employs over 180 people who are among the top of their field and are spread throughout the world. While their headquarters is in Dallas, Texas they have expanded to many new locations. These include New York City, Sao Paulo, Singapore and Seoul. This has made them uniquely able to meet client needs and keep up with the constantly changing markets that they are servicing.
As the various markets continue to advance, it is clear that this company will easily be able to keep up with the changes that will come and lead their field as one of the best companies to do business with.