Highland Capital is an investment advisory company that deals with credit plans, hedge funds, long-term funds, independent accounts, private equity and loans acquired using collaterals. The firm has accreditation from the SEC and has managed to amass assets worth $14.9 billion since its enactment. Other products available from the firm include alternative investment options from growing markets, short term equities and investment for natural resources. Highland Capital has a reputable name in executing impeccable transactions for pension plans, foundations, corporations, organizations, governments, highly-qualified persons, and funds of funds.
In 2017, Highland Capital transacted its first healthcare private equity in Asia. The transaction involved closing $147 million for the South Korean National Pension Service. Carl Moore, the managing director of Highland Capital, stated that the operation the equity’s strategy was in line with Highland’s primary mission. He added that it was a new opportunity for the firm to add expertise on its businesses in the healthcare niche, explaining that it is an expansive industry that has resulted in successful transactions spanning over 15 years. Highland’s managing director Matt Jameson who also doubles as the firm’s co-leader of the private equity stated that the United States healthcare business affects middle-level companies by contributing to several interferences. He explained that the disruptive factors open up investment chances in the Asian healthcare sector.
Highland Capital Management is involved in charity events around the world and is a generous contributor to projects in Texas where it has its headquarter offices. Since 2005, it has donated more than $10 million to several projects and foundations. According to records, the firm gives $3 million annually to organizations specialized in support of education, better health care, animal rights, support of veterans, history, nature, and science. The co-founder of Highland Capital is in collaboration with the former president of Woodall Rodgers Park to maximize its efforts in charity in the region. Owen helps Highland operate its charity-inclined arm and work together with The Dallas Foundation in various endeavors. Some of the recipients of Highland Capital’s donations include the Dallas Zoo, Uplift Education, Center for Brain Health, Perot Museum and Snowball Express.