Highland Capital Management, in conjunction with its affiliate, Highland Capital Management Korea Ltd, has entered into its first private equity healthcare fund in South Korea. As announced by Highland Capital, the fund was launched with $147 million in capital, and with the South Korea NPS as its anchor investor.
The NPS is South Korea’s National Pension Service, which has an estimated value of netween approximately $465 billion and $500 billion. Highland will jointly manage the fund with Stonebridge Capital, a private equity fund manager, located in Korea. Read more about Highland Capital at prnewswire.com.
Highlands Capital Management has its international headquarters in Dallas, Texas. The company was founded in 1993. Its current CEO is Mr. James Dondero, who is also a company co-founder, along with Mr. Mark Okada, the current CIO. In addition to its Dallas location, the company has employees in New York City, Singapore, and London. There are many career opportunities available within the company.
There is always a customer support team member on duty, even in the overnight hours, to serve the needs of its international clientele. There are positions within all job levels, starting from inters and ranging to positions such as investment analysts, maintenance technicians, tax analysts, property facility managers, and institutional fundraisers.
The company utilizes its international fundraisers to support business development efforts, and to market the company’s products and services to potential new institutional clients. Potential clients could include financial institutions, governments, foundations, corporations, and more.
Highland Capital Management, as a result of having relisted an ETF on NASDAQ, was invited to ring the stock market closing bell in 2016. Chief Investment Officer Mark Okada accepted, and attended the closing ceremony on behalf of the company.
Under the leadership of James Dondero, the company is a supporter of many charitable organizations. Highland Capital established a budget of more than $3 million on an annual basis, all of which is donated to charity. One of the primary recipients is The Dallas Foundation. The Dallas Foundation supports the needs of the people of the North Texas area communities.
In addition, the company has identified many other worthy causes to which it supports and contributes. These include the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, and the Dallas Zoo. Read more at bloomberg.com.