Highland Capital Management Forays Into South Korea Healthcare

Highland Capital Management is a registered investment adviser that has assets that are valued at approximately $13.4 billion under its management. Highland Capital management is considered as one of the most experienced alternative credit managers on the global scale. It is also one of the largest in the credit and equity industry.

Highland capital management specializes in various credit strategies such as collateralized loan obligations (CLOs), credit hedge funds, separate accounts and distressed and special situations private equity. Another service that Highland Capital Management specializes in is alternative investments. These include; natural resources, emerging markets and long and short equities.

Highland Capital has its headquarters in Dallas, Texas. It has other regional offices in in New York, Singapore, Seoul and Sao Paulo. Due to its various credit and financial services, Highland Capital management has also attracted a varied client base. These include;

• Governments
• Corporations
• Endowments
• Financial institutions
• Foundations
• Fund of funds
• Public pension plans
• High net-worth individuals

Highland Capital Management is owned independently through employee partnership with experienced leaders at the helm of the organization. James Dondero with 30 years’ experience in credit and equity sector is the co-founder and President at Highland Capital. Under the leadership of James Dondero, Highland Capital became a respected pioneer in the credit and equity market for advancing globally in the CLO market. They have also been leaders in developing their credit solutions to retail and institutional investors across the globe.

Highland Capital Management established a ground-breaking healthcare-based private equity in South Korea. This equity is the first of its kind from Highland Capital Management in Asia. They have collaborated with the South Korea National Pension Service to provide the anchoring investment. All the investors in the project have a common goal towards fostering healthcare and having further opportunities for co-investment in broader markets in China, US and Korea.

More investments in this healthcare fund will come through these countries’ middle market healthcare companies. North American and Asian markets are the targeted healthcare investors. South Korea’s private equity and venture capital company Stonebridge Capital will assist in the management of this fund alongside Highland Capital.

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