James Dondero the great Analyst

James Dondero is the president and cofounder of Highland and Capital Management with over 30years of experience in equity and credit markets. Highland Capital Management has managed to offer numerous solutions and award-winning products for retail and institutional investors, under the keen supervision of Mr. Dondero. The management has approximately $13billion of assets including NexPoint Advisors ( NexPoint Credit Strategies Fund and closed-end fund), NexPoint Residential Trust (REIT) and NexPoint Capital (healthcare BDC). Read this article at barrons.com.

James Dondero’s career started, in 1994, after getting into the Morgan Guaranty training program as an analyst. In the same year, he managed to graduate from the university of Virginia’s McIntire from the school if commerce. He got the highest honors despite doing dual majors in accounting and finance. Dondero also has a Charted Financial Analyst (CFA) and a Certified Management Accountant (CMA).

Dondera became a member of American Express in 1985 as Corporate Bond Analyst. Before leaving American Express, he was the Portfolio Manager for about $1billion. He then became the chief investment officer of Protective Life’s GIV subsidiary. Under his leadership, the affiliate managed to grow to $2billion in 1989.

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Dondero chairs the board of NexPoint, NexBank, CSS Medical and Cornerstone Healthcare. He is also a member of the board MGM Studios and American Banknote. He supports many charity groups like Perot Museum of natural science, Snowball Express, SMU’s Tower Scholars program, Uplift education, Education is freedom and the George W. Bush Presidential Library.

Donderos passion for a brighter tomorrow for all

James Dondero is passionate about improving Dallas. He has recently donated $1 million to help in rebuilding a Dallas zoo after an old hippo died. Thanks to these actions of philanthropy visitors to the zoo can view hippos dwelling within the highland which got named after Dondero’s investment firm. He runs a company that offers rewarding experiences to the residents of Dallas. Mr. Donderos did not want to grow a business for selfish reasons. He fully intends to support Dallas as he says his investment has a purpose in influencing the future positively. He is a living example of a hero. Read more about James at Crunchbase.

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