Highland Capital Management is a Dallas based registered investment adviser, which has approximately $15 billion in assets under management. The firm was established in 1993, with the founding members being Mark Okada and James Dondero. Learn more about James Dondero at High Yield Credit.
Mark Okada is also the Chief Investment Officer, overseeing Highland full investment activities for both institutional and retail investment platforms which include hedge funds, collateralized loan obligations, mutual funds and special situations private equity. He is also the manager of the Highland Floating Rate Opportunities Fund, a subsidiary of Highland Capital Management.
Mark Okada is an alumnus the University of California, Los Angeles where he graduated with bachelors of Arts in both psychology and economics, and he has also won the rights to use chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He holds a prominent position in various institutions such as Education is Freedom, a non-profit organization in Dallas that offers preparatory services to underserved college students where he chairs the board of directors. He is also a member of the board of directors at NexBank Capital, Inc. a financial services company in Dallas. Read more about James Dondero at Wikipedia.com.
Highland Capital Management investment has acquired two organizations which are American HomePatient and the Structural and Steel Products. The firm is also actively utilizing 11 technologies for its website. Some of these include DNS, Microsoft Azure, SPF, and Comodo SSL.
Early this year, Highland Floating Rate Opportunities Rate announced its regular monthly dividend on its common stock of $0.0770 per share. The dividend will be payable on 31st of January this year to all the shareholder who would be on the record before the close of business day January 24 this year. The main aim of this Fund investment is to provide a high level of current income, that’s consistent with the preservation of capital in a registered fund format. The Funds declares and pays dividends of investment income after every month.