About Us | Highland Capital Management

Highland Capital Management, L.P. is a multibillion-dollar global alternative investment manager founded in 1993 by Jim Dondero and Mark Okada. A pioneer in the leveraged loan market, the firm has evolved over 25 years, building on its credit expertise and value-based approach to expand into other asset classes. Today, Highland operates a diverse investment platform, serving both institutional and retail investors worldwide. In addition to high yield credit, Highland’s investment capabilities include public equities, real estate, private equity and special situations, structured credit, and sector- and region-specific verticals built around specialized teams. Highland is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and maintains offices in New York, Buenos Aires, São Paulo, Singapore, and Seoul. For more information visit highlandcapital.com.

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

New York

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


11 Mount Emily Road


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

Rio de Janeiro

Av. Nilo Peçanha, 50
17th floor/ Room 1716
Centro – Rio de Janeiro

Buenos Aires

Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3351
Of. 125
Buenos Aires, Argentina


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