Highland Capital Management, a Dallas-based alternative investment management firm, is acquiring more business with result-oriented services. The firm is known for efficient services in structured investment, hedge, and distressed investment funds. The investment areas of the Highland Capital include fixed income markets, hedge markets, global public equity, and more. The firm has dedicated research teams to understand the movements of the market and to tap the opportunities using various investment tools. Additionally, the highly-experienced management of the firm is equally skilled to handle any stumbling market conditions. Since the Highland Capital founded in 1993, it has registered a steep growth in the market and recognized as one of the most-trusted investment firms in the industry.
Highland Capital currently handles assets of $18.7 billion and has expanded business across the continents. It has offices in New York, Singapore, Seoul, and São Paulo apart from the Dallas office. The investment firm is considered to be largest collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) specialist in U.S. It is also one of the oldest alternative credit managers in the world considering the credit cycles. The investment areas of the firm also include natural resources, long/short equities, real estate, healthcare emerging markets, and more. The client base of its products include corporations, foundations and endowments, pension plans, high-net-worth individuals, governments, and financial institutions. The firm is focused on to provide unique products and solutions to its clients.
Most of the Highland Capital Management funds are making excellent performance in the market, and the investors are rushing to pump their money into the firm’s funds. Last year, Highland Small-cap Equity Fund got tripled in S&P 500 Index by effectively making careful energy-stock picks. Also, its Floating Rate Opportunities Fund won the Lipper Fund Award for the third time last year by becoming the best loan participation fund. Additionally, its Global Allocation Fund won Alt Credit Intelligence Awards – 2016 for becoming the best-performed hedge fund in the year. The firm is deeply committed to philanthropic activities, and it set up a special wing for it called Highland Dallas Foundation. In October 2016, Highland Capital made a collaboration with Family Place, an organization working to help victims of family violence, and offered a challenge grant to match 50 percent of any funds it raises until April 2017.