October 01, 2014 6:57 AM ET

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Company Overview of Highland Capital Management, L.P.

Company Overview

Highland Capital Management, L.P. is an employee owned investment manager. The firm primarily manages accounts for pooled investment vehicles. It also caters to investment companies, pension plans, banks, insurance companies, foundations, and high net worth individuals. The firm manages structured investment vehicles, separately managed accounts, mutual funds, and hedge funds. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, and hedging markets across the globe. The firm typically invests in leveraged loans, high yield bonds, and structured products. It employs a fundamental research-driven value-oriented approach to make its investments. The firm was formerly known as Protective Asset Managem...

300 Crescent Court

Suite 700

Dallas, TX 75201

United States

Founded in 1993

Phone:

972-628-4100

Fax:

972-628-4147

Key Executives for Highland Capital Management, L.P.

Co-Founder
Age: 51
Co-Founder
Age: 53
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Managing Director of Institutional Fundraising and Client Service
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Highland Capital Management, L.P. Key Developments

Highland Capital Management Expands Sales Team for Non-Traded Products

Highland Capital Management, L.P. announced the addition of nine new hires to its sales group for non-traded and mutual fund products in the independent broker-dealer channel. The new hires include five regional sales directors, Daniel Church, CFP(R), Anthony Hazen, Kevin Helwig, Michael Klisares, CFP(R), and Matthew Selman and four regional sales consultants. All nine new hires will report to Brian Mitts, who heads up distribution in the independent broker dealer channel. These hires, in addition to Jennifer Ricci, who was hired earlier this year to manage the national accounts effort, represent Highland's entrance into the independent channel and non-traded products business, which is expected to launch. Highland's new regional sales directors will be responsible for launching the company's suite of non-traded product offerings. Each director brings with them strategic relationships in the independent broker dealer channel that will help grow Highland's non-traded business and expand its reach into new territories. Church joins from Franklin Square Partners where he served as Regional Marketing Director. Hazen joins from BlueRock Real Estate where he served as Regional Vice President for Western regional sales. Helwig joins from Ascendant Capital/KBR Capital Markets where he served as Managing Director and National Sales Manager. Klisares joins from ICON Investments where he served as Regional Vice President for the Midwest region and was responsible for distributing credit funds to independent financial advisors. Selman joins from Dividend Capital Securities where he was Vice President and Regional Director.

Highland Capital Management, L.P. Presents at The 3rd Annual Investors' Conference on CLOs and Leveraged Loans, Apr-22-2014 through Apr-23-2014

Highland Capital Management, L.P. Presents at The 3rd Annual Investors' Conference on CLOs and Leveraged Loans, Apr-22-2014 through Apr-23-2014. Venue: Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036, United States. Presentation Date & Speakers: Apr-22-2014, Alexey Dronov, Director, Josh Terry, Managing Director and Head of Structured Products and Trading.

Highland Capital Management, L.P. Appoints Theresa Pope as Director of Consultant Relations

Highland Capital Management, L.P. announced the appointment of Theresa Pope as Director of Consultant Relations. Ms. Pope will report to Jess Larsen, Head of Institutional Sales and Marketing for Highland Capital Management and will be based in New York City. Ms. Pope will be responsible for cultivating and identifying new relationships with investment consultants with the goal of obtaining increased access to the institutional investor markets. She will be a member of the Business Development team which is responsible for developing and executing the firm's global growth initiatives related to new products, fund formation, strategic growth and asset gathering. Ms. Pope has fifteen years of industry experience and most recently worked at American Century as Vice President in the Institutional Consultants Relations and Client Sales division.

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