The Highland Capital Management together with its branches manages assets worth over $20 billion. The company announced that its Health Fund had received a performance award from the 2015 HFM US Hedge Fund.
Mr. Dondero recognized the efforts of the team led by Michael Gregory. He noted that the team’s excellent healthcare experience had finally bore fruits. The US Hedge Fund awards acknowledge the ‘ 40 Act funds’ and other funds that have outshined their counterparts in both quantity and quality. Effective management styles, interaction with investors, and performance data of spun of three to five years was used to award the winner.
Michael Gregory, who is the Managing Director at Healthcare credit and Equity, supervises long/short Healthcare Fund.
Gregory said that the company was aiming to maintain the high performance. He noted the awards signify the excellent investment process, top-notch risk management, and collective teamwork. The fund was developed to offer capital appreciation solutions to the investors. The long /short fund provides excellent risk management techniques.
Mark Okanda and Jim Dondero are the founders of Highland Capital management. The company is based in Dallas, Texas. It has offices in Sao Paolo, Seoul, Singapore, and New York. The company manages a broad client base consisting of financial institutions, individuals, government, and others. On October 23, 2015 Jim, co-founder and CEO of Highland Capital Management appointed Terry Jones as institutional product President.
Jim graduated from the University of Virginia with a honors degree in Finance and Accounting. His earlier stages of investment career can be traced to the Morgan Guaranty Program, where he worked as a credit analyst. He contributed to the growth of the Protective Life from inception with just a concept to over $2 billion.
Jim is an active humanitarian, who funds community based organization that support education, veteran affairs, and policies. He contributed to the launching of the Collateralized Management Account. He is an accomplished academician. He is a Certified Management Accountant. Over the years, he has earned the right towards Chartered Financial Analyst.