Jim Dondero was excited when he learned that Highland Capital Management’s Long/Short Healthcare Fund won the US Hedge Fund Performance Award. One of his executives, Michael Gregory, was instrumental in leading the Highland Capital team and outperforming other hedge funds in the category. Gregory is the Head of Healthcare Credit and Equity at Highland Capital Management. Healthcare management is Highland Capital’s largest investment sector with more than $3 billion in assets under management. Highland Capital has more than $20 billion in assets under management.
Jim Dondero told PRNewsWire.com that winning the HFM US Hedge Fund Performance Award is a testament to Michael Gregory and his team’s dedication to the healthcare sector of the company.
The HFM US Hedge Fund Performance Awards honors hedge funds that have outperformed other hedge funds based on a number of industry factors. HFM Judges consider performance data that stretches over a three year period. The judges also study the credentials of the nominees, and that information plays an important role in the selection process.
Highland Capital Management’s Chief Executive Officer, Jim Dondero has an impressive financial resume by anyone’s standards. Jim Dondero began his career in the financial industry in 1984 as an analyst after graduating from the University of Virginia and McIntire School of Commerce. Dondero founded Highland Capital in 1993 with his partner Mark Okada. Mark Okada is a numbers expert, and Dondero is a credit and equity expert. Highland Capital Management got off to a fast start because of the people Jim and Mark surrounded themselves with. The men still look for outstanding executives to complement their team of investment managers. Dondero recently hired Terry Jones as President of Institutional Products.
According to the article published by PRNewswire.com Dondero is Chairman of the Board of Cornerstone Healthcare, Nexbank, and CCS Medical. Dondero plays an important role in Highland Capital Management’s growth. He is an expert in alternative credit, emerging markets, and long/short term equities. Dondero’s main office is in Dallas, but the company has offices in Sao Paulo, New York, Seoul, and Singapore.