Hedge Fund - Highland Capital Management

James Dondero Bio, Returns, AUM, Net Worth

Highland Capital Management is an alternative investment management firm specializing in hedge funds, structured investment vehicles, and mutual funds. The firm actively invests in global public equities and fixed-income markets, emphasizing leveraged loans, high-yield bonds, and structured products.

Mr. James Dondero co-founded Highland Capital Management, a credit-focused investment firm that has expanded significantly under his leadership. Initially focused on credit, the firm diversified into other markets and product offerings, transforming into a diverse investment platform. Throughout his career, Mr. Dondero has been a strong advocate for broadening access to alternative investments. As Highland evolved, he leveraged its scale to drive innovation in the industry. In 2012, Mr. Dondero founded NexPoint to bring alternative strategies to retail channels. He graduated with highest honors from the University of Virginia's McIntire School of Commerce, dual majoring in accounting and finance. He holds certifications as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA) and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. Mr. Dondero is also the founder of NexPoint, a prominent alternative investment group encompassing investment advisers, sponsors, a broker-dealer, and related investment vehicles.

Highland Capital Management is a hedge fund managing assets for 23 clients, with discretionary assets under management (AUM) totaling $126,740,948 as reported in their Form ADV dated March 29, 2024.

James Dondero
Fund Profile
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Fund Name: Highland Capital Management
Manager James Dondero
Portfolio Value $665,734,698
Change This QTR +1.00%
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No. Security Ticker Shares Value Activity % Port History
1. NREF 8,587,364 $123,314,555 18.52%
Tricon Residential Inc.
4,631,700 $51,643,455 NEW 7.75%
3. MDC 595,370 $37,454,727 NEW 5.62%
4. NWLI 69,977 $34,425,885 +16% 5.17%
5. DOOR 241,610 $31,759,635 NEW 4.77%
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