Many firms have reached the pinnacle of achievement in the financial industry due to great leadership. One of such companies in the United States today is Highland Capital Management, which was co-founded by James Dondero in 1993. The company since then has grown heaps and bound to become one of the largest financial service providers in the industry. The company has increased consistently over the years, and it is particularly due to the leadership and business skills of James Dondero, who also serves as the company’s President.
Under the strategic leadership of James Dondero, the company has become SEC-registered, and currently, has more than $20 billion in assets under management. It is what has made the company one of the biggest financial corporations in the country today. The specialty of the company is in providing credit strategies and offering collateralized loan obligations and long-term loans to the organizations. Highland Capital Management also provides institutional services and financial consultancy services. James Dondero has extensive experience of over thirty years in the finance industry and has worked with some of the top financial corporations, including JP Morgan and American Express.
At American Express, he managed over $1 Billion for the company and helped provide considerable gains. The experience of working with some of the top firms in the industry is what has helped James Dondero gain an in-depth insight of how to manage huge funds as well as devise financial services. Highland Capital Management has grown substantially under the leadership of James Dondero. The company is not only famous in the United States, but in the overseas market as well. Highland Capital Management has its headquarters located in Dallas, Texas, but also overseas offices in Singapore and Seoul.
It is what has helped the company to gain international exposure and gain overseas clients. The company is also known for providing highly efficient retirement planning services. Over the years, James Dondero has become associated with many other financial corporations, which includes MGM Studios, CCS Medical, Nexbank, and Cornerstone Healthcare. James Dondero is also a renowned philanthropist in Texas and has helped many local and national charities through generous donations.