James Dondero is the Co-Founder and President of Highland Capital Management. Highland Capital Management is a firm that is one of the largest alternative credit managers worldwide. This firm specializes in credit strategies some of which are distressed and special situation private equity and long-only funds. Some of the alternative investments Highland offers are emerging markets, long/short equities and natural resources. This is an international firm that has it’s headquarters in Dallas, Texas but also has offices in New York, Sao Paulo, Singapore and Seoul. Public pension plans and endowments are just two examples of their client base. Although Highland Capital Management is global in scope, the organization is also very concerned with public affairs in the United States. Read more at Huffington Post about James Dondero.
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Under the leadership of Co-Founder and President James Dondero, Highland Capital Management recently made a $10 million dollar endowment to The George W. Bush Center’s program titled ‘Engage at the Bush Center.’ The Bush Center is the thirteenth presidential library. It was named for former President George Walker Bush and like Highland Capital Management, it is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The Bush Center’s stated purpose is to provide access to official records from the Bush Administration, to provide a means to understanding the role of the presidency and the president as well as to assist in the examination and provision of solutions to today’s issues and concerns.
James Dondero has been involved in banking for over 30 years. He also serves on the board of directors of Jernigan Capital, Inc. and MGM Holdings. He is also Chairman and President of NexBank Capital, Inc., Cornerstone Healthcare Group Holding, Inc., and CCS Medical, Inc. He also seeks to serve the training of the next generation and is a member of the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business Executive Board. Follow James on Linkedin.
SWball January 28, 2018
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