James Dondero of Highland Capital Management Awards $1 Million Matching Grant to The Family Place

The Family Place, an organization that supports victims of family violence in Dallas, Texas, was awarded a one-million dollar matching grant (also known as challenge grant) by SEC-registered investment adviser group, Highland Capital Management, L.P. The challenge grant was administered through Highland Capital Management, L.P.’s charitable foundation, Highland Dallas Foundation, Inc.

With headquarters in Dallas, Highland Capital Management, L.P.’s philanthropic objective is matching 50 percent of funds raised by April 2017 for The Family Place’s cause of helping families who are victims of violent abuse, says Dallas PRNewswire, Oct. 7, 2016. Learn more about James Dandero: http://www.insidermonkey.com/hedge-fund/highland+capital+management/173/

“We at Highland Capital Management were impressed by the way The Family Place, through avid philanthropic support, took this concept from inception to the final stage of this campaign in just a year.

We are proud to invest alongside many of the most generous and thoughtful in the community,” says James Dondero, co-founder and president of Highland Capital Management, L.P. to Emily Roberts, Oct 04, 2016.

James Dondero has three decades of experience in credit and equity offering award-winning products like private equity and mutual funds. He also specialized in investment solutions, such as collateralized loan obligation (CLOs) to provide low-rated corporate loans with his partner at Acis Capital Management.

Other financial products Dondero offers at Highland Capital Management, L.P. include Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) to track Index funds, and Real Estate Investment Trust (REITs) solutions with the company NexPoint Residential Trust (NXRT), where Dondero serves on the Board of Directors.

Among other investments services in credit strategies (i.e., credit hedge funds, long-only funds, and separate accounts), James Dondero and his affiliates specialize in distressed private equity with more than $15 billion in assets.

Together with Mark Okada, Dondero founded Highland Capital Management, L.P. in 1993, and the firm has grown into one of the largest global alternative credit managers because of their expertise and experience as investment advisers, Dallas PRNewswire says. The firm”s headquarters is in Dallas, but have offices in the cities of New York in the United States, Singapore, Jung-gu in Seoul (Republic of Korea), São Paulo in Brazil, as well as Tokyo in Japan.