Today’s economy can be uncertain, particularly when it comes to making large investments and saving for the future. Individuals who are looking for answers when it comes to retiring with peace of mind, as well as business professionals who want to make the right financial moves to ensure the success of their companies need a reliable financial company to help them organize their funds. That’s where individuals like James Dondero come in.
Financial expert James Dondero, who also goes by the name of Jim, is a CMA, CPA, CFA, and the president, co-founder and managing partner of Highland Capital Management, L.P. Dondero also serves as a portfolio manager for the company. He co-founded the company in 1993 and ensures that the firm’s strategic investments are managed correctly. Dondero also works as a portfolio manager for NexPoint Credit Strategies Fun since September of 2012.
Dondero also has the distinction of being the managing partner, co-founder and portfolio manager for NexPoint Capital, Inc, and has been the company’s president since 2014. He is a portfolio manager for Nexpoint Advisors as well. James Dondero is also the Chairman of the Board of Directions for NexBank Capital, Inc., and holds the same position at HCM Acquisition Company. Dondero also serves as the CEO and president for Highland Floating Rate Advantage Fund, and has been in this position since 20014.
As his professional resume indicates, Mr. Dondero on twitter has a wealth of credit market experience. He is particularly skilled when it comes to managed mortgage-backed securities, high-yield bonds, debt derivatives, emerging market derivatives, and preferred and common stocks.
Prospect Street High Income Portfolio Inc. also has the honor of having James Dondero as the Chief Executive Officer. During his time at Protective Life’s GIC subsidiary (from 1989 to 1993), he assisted in growing the business from just a concept to an organization with a net worth of $2 billion. Before this position, Dondero worked on managing around $1 billion of fixed income at American Express.
Dondero graduated with honors from the University of Virginia, which adequately equipped him to serve in these high-profile financial positions.
James Dondero is perhaps best known for his work with Highland Capital Management, which is based in Dallas, Texas. The company also has offices in New York, Seoul and Singapore. Dondero’s company is committed to assisting customers with a number of financial needs, and his company has worked to manage public hedge funds, as well as long and short equities and endowments.