Success in the business world is not easy to achieve. Many times, success of a company depends on the capabilities and experience of its top management team. Equity and credit markets present many challenges to new and established corporations and only an able professional can save these companies from drowning. Entrepreneurs in search for new pastures fear to major in the credit and equity markets. These investment markets are feared despite offering investors chance to invest in corporate or client debt or an opportunity to invest in the equity of a firm. James Dondero is an inspiration to many entrepreneurs in the credit and equity markets.
James Dondero has acquired an 11 percent stake in Pendrell Corporation, a fully integrated property (IP) investment, asset management and advisory services firm. With his skills and exposure in the finance sector, this deal is destined to be a great investment for him and his firm, the Highland Capital. He has been deemed has the beneficial owner of the millions of shares of Common Stock held by Funds and the Trust. He has the power to vote and dispose his acquired shares an investment step that many investors cannot take.
Dondero’s success in running Highlands Capital Management, a hedge fund that focuses on high-yield and distressed investment gives him an upper-hand above other investors. His company has been in operation for more than 20 years and it has been able to offer products such as Collateralized Loans Obligations (CLO). He is also responsible for development of this market whilst handling mutual funds, Exchange-Traded Funds, private equity funds and other financial merchandise.
James is the co-founder and President of Highlands Capital Management (HCM) and has matchless experience in the credit and equity markets. He is a BS degree holder from the University of Virginia. He also serves a board member and CEO of several companies in the healthcare industry. Dondero is also an active philanthropist with initiatives in education, veteran’s affairs and public policies.