Highland Capital Management Appoints New Managing Director
DALLAS, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Highland Capital Management, L.P. (“Highland”), a Dallas-based investment management firm, which together with its affiliates has approximately $20 billion in assets under management, announced the hiring of Jeff Seaveras Managing Director. Mr. Seaver will report to Jess Larsen, Managing Director and Head of Institutional Sales for Highland Capital Management and will be based in Dallas, Texas.
Mr. Seaver will help further develop institutional investor relationships while executing on Highland’s global growth initiatives related to new products, fund formation, strategic partnerships and asset gathering. Mr. Seaver will lead Highland’s efforts with U.S. pensions and insurance companies.
“Highland continues to experience growing demand from institutional investors and Jeff’s high-caliber skill set and relationships will allow us to deliver even better solutions to the US pensions and insurance markets while continuing to accelerate market-share growth,” said Jess Larsen.
“Highland is a leader in the alternatives industry and has a suite of unique products that are beneficial to any institutional investor’s portfolio,” said Mr. Seaver. “I am excited to work with U.S. pensions and insurance companies to create solutions that will address their most pressing needs and opportunities.”
Prior to joining Highland, Mr. Seaver served as Managing Director, EMEA at Loomis Sayles and as co-head of the Loomis Sayles’London office. Prior to that, he worked at Loomis Sayles in the U.S. where he was a senior member of the institutional services team. Earlier in his career, he was Partner and Head of Institutional Sales at Harris Investment Management and in sales and client service for Nuveen, where he began his career in 1994. Mr. Seaver obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago, and his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
About Highland Capital Management, L.P.
Highland Capital Management, L.P. is an SEC-registered investment adviser which, together with our affiliates, has approximately $20 billion of assets under management. Founded in 1993 by Jim Dondero and Mark Okada, Highland is one of the largest and most experienced global alternative credit managers. Highland specializes in credit strategies, such as credit hedge funds, long only funds and separate accounts, distressed and special situation private equity, and collateralized loan obligations (CLOs). Highland also offers alternative investments, including emerging markets, long/short equities, and natural resources. Highland’s diversified client base includes public pension plans, foundations, endowments, corporations, financial institutions, fund of funds, governments, and high net-worth individuals. Highland is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and maintains offices in New York, Sao Paolo, Singapore, andSeoul.