About Us | Highland Capital Management

Highland Capital Management, L.P. is an SEC-registered investment adviser which, together with our affiliates, has approximately $13.9 billion of assets under management. Founded in 1993 by James Dondero and Mark Okada, Highland is one of the largest and most experienced global alternatives, credit and equity managers and has been instrumental in providing alternative investment solutions for over 20 years. We invest across a variety of asset classes and structures within the alternative landscape including hedge funds, separate accounts, distressed and special situations private equity, collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), mutual funds and ETFs. We are committed to providing low cost alternative strategies through our platform which is designed to be agnostic in structure to best fit our client’s specific needs.

Highland’s diversified client base includes public pension plans, foundations, endowments, corporations, financial institutions, fund of funds, governments, and high net-worth individuals. Our firm is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and maintains offices in New York, São Paulo, Singapore, and Seoul.

Our Philosophy is Based on These Principles:
  • Founded in 1993
  • One of the world’s most experienced alternative credit managers, tested by numerous credit cycles
  • Largest U.S. CLO manager
  • Pioneer in developing the loan and CLO markets
  • Align interests through co-investment and transparency
  • Pursue “alpha-by-avoidance” – what separates great managers from good is how quickly they identify and avoid losers
  • Use checks and balances that help mitigate risks and volatility
  • Remain independent, employee-owned with “owner-operator” mindset
  • Develop solutions for investors, not products
  • Advocate for investors

Our History

For over 20 years, Highland Capital Management L.P. has grown its service to investors over time and is well-positioned to succeed in the current investment environment.

Our Leadership

Highland is an independent, employee-owned partnership with deep and experienced investment, business management, and client service teams. Learn more about our leaders.


At Highland Capital, we are very invested. Our community matters and we are committed to education and healthcare initiatives which better the lives of those in our communities.

(877) 665-1287



300 Crescent Court
Suite 700
Dallas, TX 75201

New York

7 Times Square
Suite 4304 (43rd floor)
New York, NY 10036


Six Battery Road
Level 30
Singapore 049909


Seoul Finance Center
136 Sejong-daero,
Jung-gu, Seoul,
Rep. of Korea 100-768

São Paulo

12ºAndar, Av. Pres. Juscelino Kubitschek,
1700 Itaim Bibi,
São Paulo, Brazil


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