James Dondero is the co-founder of Highland Capital Management. He has over 30 years of experience and the finance and credit industry. He is considered a pioneer in his field and is responsible for pioneering products such as Collateral Loan Obligation (CLO).
Since the inception of Highland Capital, Dondero has been been responsible for the company’s massive international growth, award-winning products and credit oriented solutions. Learn more about James Dondero at Affiliate Dork.
Some of their award-winning products include hedge funds, private equity funds, CLOs and mutual funds.
Highland has been the recipient of numerous awards including the Morningstar Award for Excellence.
We’re pleased to announce two new additions to Highland’s institutional business development team. https://t.co/u69DjgzI3m
— Highland Capital (@HighlandCapMgmt) January 26, 2018
Before starting Highland Capital, Dondero served as CEO of GIS subsidiary Protective Life. During his tenure between 1989 and 1983, he helped enrich the company by $2 billion. Prior to this, he worked as a corporate analyst for American Express. He later became the company’s top portfolio manager.
Dondero graduated with honors from the University of Virginia. He received an accounting and finance degree from the McIntyer School of Commerce. Right after graduation in 1984, he went to work for JP Morgan Finance as a credit analyst. Read more about James Dondero at Daily Forex Report.
He currently serves as chairman of the board of Cornerstone Healthcare, American Banknote Corporation, Metro Goldwyn Mayer, AMC Entertainment and Nexbank.
Highland has recently ventured into real estate development. In an interview with Dallas Morning News, James Dondero stated that much more real estate was in the company’s future. “Sometimes there is more value to developing something than buying it,” said Dondero.
With headquarters in Dallas, Highland Capital has offices all over the world and currently employs 180 people.