Highland Capital Invest in Healthcare Sector in Asia

Highland Capital Management in Korea has an affiliate of Dallas company recently developed a healthcare private equity fund for $147 million. The National Pension Service in Korea is the primary investor. Those investing have specific objectives related to heathcare and getting a return on their investments. The fund strives to meet these objectives in Korea, China, and the US.

Highland in Asia is working with Stonebridge Capital a Korean based private equity and venture capital fund for managing this fund. This is Highland’s first private equity fund in relating to healthcare in Asia. Many Asian investors have shown interest in the healthcare sector over the last few years. Highland has many years of experience in the healthcare sector.

Their successful 15 year track record involves investing heavily in healthcare companies. This fund targets middle management health care companies in North America and Asia. The US healthcare market faces a number of disruptive forces that affect middle management according to Matt Jameson, managing director of the fund.

He says the aging of America and increased access to healthcare services in Asia is has generated more consumer and government demand in this sector. This creates a big opportunity for the healthcare investor. Highland Capital develops credit strategies for clients like credit hedge funds, long only funds, special private equity funds,s and alternative investing.

Highland Captial Management invests in the communities they serve. They invest in volunteers, advisory board involvement, and donations to local and national community group and organizations. They have invested over $10 million to organization around the world since 2005.

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