Highland Capital Management Celebrates the Relisting of its Senior Loan ETF (SNLN)

Highland Capital Management is an investment advisor registered by the SEC, which manages assets worth $15.4 billion. On October 12, 2016, they celebrated the listing of the Nasdaq: SNLN (Highland iBoxx Senior Loan ETF), which is managed by Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors. Mark Okada, the co-founder of Highland Capital, rang the closing bell in honor of the celebration event.

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Highland Capital Management

Highland Capital Management was started in 1993 by Mark Okada and James Dondero. It is one of the most experienced alternative credit managers globally. It concentrates on credit strategies like credit hedge funds, Collateralized Loan Obligations, and distressed private equity.

Highland Capital offers alternative investments like short/long equities, natural resources, and emerging markets. Besides, it has a broad client base that includes foundations, corporations, fund of funds, public pension plans, high net-worth people, the government, and endowment funds.

At Highland Capital, community matters a lot; therefore, the company proudly invests in places where its employees work and live. As a result, it remains dedicated to improving the local Dallas community through advisory board involvement, financial donations, and volunteer work to both national non-profit organizations and community organizations.

Michael Gregory Reports the Improvements at Highland Capital

Michael Gregory is the CIO (Chief Investment Officer) at Highland Alternative Investors. He oversees the fund with Dondero who is the President and co-founder of Highland Capital Management. Highland Alternative Investors is a small fund with nearly fifty-five million US dollars in assets.

Gregory said that Highland Capital’s credit competency enabled it to make profitable investments at the beginning of 2016 in pipeline partnerships when oil prices reduced. The investments brought nearly half of the company’s total returns. According to Gregory, the pipeline partnerships did not slice Highland Alternative Investments’ dividends after it purchased shares.

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