Linda Owens has decided to add her abilities to an already impressive list of talents present with Highland Capital Management. Ms. Owens will operate as the manager of the company’s Charitable Giving Department. James Dondero and founded the firm in 1993 and it has now grown to manage $15.4 billion in client assets. The company has earned through its expertise and attention to detail the reputation as the most knowledgeable alternative credit managers on the planet. Learn more about Highland Capital at Crunchbase.
Ms. Owens is a past president of Woodall Rogers Park Foundation and is well-known for her expertise at facilitating philanthropic pursuits. Linda Owens possesses an in-depth knowledge of the city of Dallas where Highland bases its operations and all in the know agree that she is the perfect choice to oversee the charitable aspect of the company business.
Highland Capital has placed great emphasis on both its ability and responsibility to serve its community. The majority of their efforts take place in their local area and they desire to make an impact where employees live and work. The company promotes volunteerism among employees and gives generously of its resources to community organizations in the area.
Highland Capital has also garnered attention in the business operations of its company recently with the formation of a private equity fund based on the healthcare industry that is worth $147 million. The anchor investor for the fund is the South Korean National Pension Fund which was launched in 1988 and has a value of just under $500 billion. The venture is the first foray into the markets in Asia for Highland Capital. Read more at bloomberg.com.
About Highland Capital Management
Highland Capital Management is an investment advisor registered with the SEC and possesses more than $15 billion in assets under its management authority. The company was founded in 1993 by Jim Dondero and Mark Okada and is now a global leader in the management of alternative credit.
Highland Capital Management is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and its clients include individuals with high net worths, institutions of finance, public pension plans, foundations, governments, and other entities.
The company maintains additional offices in Singapore, Sao Paulo, New York, and Seoul.